More than 201,000 metric tons of paws were exported to China last year, generating revenue of $460 million.
Corn quality mostly steady from a week ago, with soybean ratings up slightly
This is turning out to be a year of extremes for production prospects.
Location far from commercial hog farms but creates hurdle for country’s exports.
The finding of African swine fever on a farm in Germany made the news this week along with disappointing pork sales here in the U.S.
The plunge in China’s demand for foreign pork could be welcome news for consumers elsewhere in the world.
Overall Chinese pork production likely to remain below pre-African swine fever levels.
Hard ice cream production for the first five months of 2021 running ahead of last year.
Soybean quality holds steady for week ending July 11.