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China: pork production falls in the first quarter

Pork Fat
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 19, 2024

Tridge summary

In the first quarter of 2024, China's pork industry witnessed a slight downturn, with pork production decreasing by 0.4% and the total pig population dropping by 5.2% to 408.50 million, as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics. Additionally, the number of pigs slaughtered during this period fell by 2.2% to 194.55 million, and pig prices also saw a 7.0% decline. These figures collectively indicate a challenging start to the year for the pork sector in China.
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China's pork production fell 0.4% in the first quarter. At the end of the first quarter, the number of pigs counted was 408.50 million, 5.2% less than in the same period last year. 194.55 million pigs were slaughtered, 2.2% less than in the first quarter. Pig ...
Source: 3tres3
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