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Major pork consumer China turns to hog futures to hedge risks

Price swings have become so large that they hurt the ability of domestic producers to keep up with demand

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Hog futures in China still face hurdles. The exchange hasn't disclosed any details about what the contract will entail, including what kind of hogs will be acceptable for delivery.

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CHINA is looking to hedge the cost of its pork addiction.

In a country that consumes half the world's pork, price swings have become so large that they hurt the ability of domestic producers to keep up with demand, even with a herd of 450 million pigs. Imports are the

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