China calls for revival in pork production after disease outbreak

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Chinese authorities have called for a revival of pork production, state media outlet Xinhua reported on Saturday, after a disease outbreak that decimated the national pig herd.

At an agricultural conference in Beijing, attended by President Xi Jinping, officials said it was necessary to accelerate pig production by implementing favourable policies, the agency reported.

Officials also called for the stabilization of grain output, according to Xinhua.

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h Horwitz, Luoyan Liu

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