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China’s Swine Fever Lockdown Reshapes $300 Billion Pig Industry

  • Transport of live pigs between five regions banned from May
  • Move may force producers to locate farms in high-demand areas
Chinese President Xi Jinping Under Pressure As High Prices Hit China Workers
Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
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China’s plan to control the transport of live hogs to rein in the spread of African swine fever is set to reshape the market and create regional price differences in the world’s biggest consumer and producer of pork.