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Falling Chinese herd presents export opportunities

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Read our latest analysis of the situation on the Chinese market.

With around half the world’s pigs, developments in China have a big impact on global trends. While much of the world was experiencing high pig prices and low input costs during 2014, the reverse was true in China. This led to a sharp fall in the breeding herd and is projected to mean lower production this year. While slower economic growth may limit demand to some extent, there will inevitably be greater export opportunities as a result.

Read our latest analysis of the situation on the Chinese market by clicking here.