China: Sluggish Demand Can’t Break Swine Fever’s Grip on Pork Prices

China: Sluggish Demand Can’t Break Swine Fever’s Grip on Pork Prices



Pork prices increased in March despite sluggish demand, underlining that the meat has been in short supply as African swine fever has continued to spread around the country, analysts said.

The price of pork has also been on the rise in March. The average price for lean pork meat was 20.16 yuan per kilogram from March 11 to March 15, an increase of 13.9% from the previous week, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

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