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China to raise pork import as hog, sow herds shrink

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 05:50

Chicago

CHINA, the world's biggest pork consumer, will import 45 per cent more of the meat this year after one of the largest reductions of its hog and sow herds for several decades, according to Rabobank International.

The country has culled almost 100 million hogs and 10 million