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China’s Volatile Pork Industry

by Fred Gale, Daniel Marti, and Dinghuan Hu

Outlook No. (LDPM-21101) 30 pp, February 2012

China’s pork prices, hog inventories, and pork imports tend to rise and fall in a cyclical pattern in response to various factors that influence supply and demand.

Keywords: Pork, hogs, China, U.S., imports, exports, prices, cycles, production costs, disease, policy

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Last updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012

For more information contact: Fred Gale, Daniel Marti, and Dinghuan Hu