China demand for protein, feed to rise

Pork, beef, eggs, dairy and poultry all expected to increase, some substantially.

China’s demand for animal products will continue to rise in the coming years, driving demand for feed grains, including from imports, Dr. Bryan Lohmar, director of U.S. Grains Council programs in China, told the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Outlook Forum held last week near Washington, D.C.

Speaking as part of a panel examining China’s economic situation and its impact on agricultural markets, Lohmar walked the overflow crowd through multiple estimates of productio

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