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Pig Industry News: China

11 April 2014
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Pork Firm Launched $5.3-Billion IPO in Hong Kong
CHINA - China's WH Group Ltd, the world's biggest pork company which took over Smithfield Foods, has launched a Hong Kong initial public offering of as much as $5.3 billion in the second-largest ever IPO...
28 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Dead Pigs Found Every Day for Five Years in Sichuan Reservoir
CHINA - Dead pigs dumped in rivers in Qionglai, Sichuan province, have been found every day for five years in a downstream reservoir, the West China Metropolis Daily reported on Wednesday....
Pig Industry News from China Fall in Prices of Chinese Agro-foodstuff
CHINA - The price of agro-foodstuff in China was falling last week (March 17 to March 23) according to a survey of 36 medium and large sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
24 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Development Model to Improve China’s Pork Value Chain
CHINA - A quadrupling in the world’s population in the past 100 years has required a fundamental change in soil and crop management to meet growing food demand globally....
21 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China More Dead Pigs Found in Chinese River
CHINA - At least 131 dead pigs have been dumped into a major river in east China's Jiangxi Province that provides drinking water to the provincial capital, local authorities have said....
17 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Shuanghui Invests in Nanning Pig Project
CHINA - Chinese meat processor Shuanghui, part of the WH Group is expected to complete the construction of a new plant and distribution centre in Nanning by the end of March....
13 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Scientists Uncover Pig Link to Human Disease
CHINA - A new study suggests that pigs may be an important carrier of Enterocytozoon bieneusi, a parasite that causes microsporidiosis in people. ...
10 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Online US Pork Promotion Goes Live on Chinese Website
CHINA - A new online commercial pork site opened last week and operated by China’s business-to-consumer market leader, TMall.com, has promised nationwide delivery of eight US pork items within 24 to...
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Pork Prices Down in February
CHINA - China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased two per cent year on year in February, down from 2.5 per cent in January, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) unveiled...
06 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China China: Hog Markets
CHINA - Looking at the size of the breakdown of the inventory for January 2014, the information from the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) is difficult to obtain but there appears to be quite a large drop...
04 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Continued Drop in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - Chinese food prices are continuing to fall according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
03 March 2014
Pig Industry News from China Qingdao Price Index up in January
CHINA - The Qingdao investigation team of the National Bureau of Statistics of China released statistics concerning Qingdao's January Consumer Price Index (CPI) on 17 February....
20 February 2014
Pig Industry News from China China Announces Pork Purchase Scheme
CHINA - The Chinese government announced on Wednesday (19 February) a pork purchase plan to stabilize depressed prices, as production of live pigs remain high....
13 February 2014
Pig Industry News from China Is New Chinese Agricultural Policy Driving Production, Consumption?
CHINA - Chinese agriculture has grown tremendously over the past 35 years and with the new leadership in 2012 and a flurry of new government policies, agriculture is expected to experience even faster...
Pig Industry News from China Pork Import Rejected for Failing Quality, Packaging Standards
CHINA - China rejected 248 batches of imported food products in December for failing quality or packaging standards, the country's quality watchdog has announced. ...
07 February 2014
Pig Industry News from China Iowa Leadership Team Joins China Pork Outreach Effort
CHINA - A group of Iowa’s future agriculture leaders got a firsthand look at the world’s largest pork market when they traveled to China recently and joined in a US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) programme...
24 January 2014
Pig Industry News from China Glimpse of China's Meat Consumption
CHINA - As the living standards of China's more than 1.3 billion inhabitants continue to rise, so does the country's demand for meat products, according to a new Rabobank report. ...
23 January 2014
Pig Industry News from China China: Hog Markets
CHINA - Looking at the size of the breakdown of the inventory for November, 2013-breeding stock was around 50.33 million sows and total on farm inventory was around 458.75 million (as compared to October...
Pig Industry News from China Shuanghui International Changes Name to WH Group
CHINA - Shuanghui International Holdings Limited, a leader in the global pork industry, on Tuesday, 21 January, announced that it has changed its corporate name to WH Group Limited, effective immediately....
22 January 2014
Pig Industry News from China China Reports Drop in Pork Price
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities dropped slightly in the week ending 19 January compared with the previous week, according to a Ministry of Commerce statement on Tuesday (21 January)....
21 January 2014
Pig Industry News from China Food Safety Stressed as Spring Festival Nears
CHINA - Chinese authorities on Thursday stressed the need to ensure food safety ahead of China's Spring Festival holiday....
15 January 2014
Pig Industry News from China Shuanghui to Start Float on HK Exchange Next Week
CHINA - Chinese pig meat processing giant Shuanghui is expected to begin its float on the Hong Kong stock exchange next week....
Pig Industry News from China Genesus Successfully Delivers Imports to China
CHINA - Genesus has successfully delivered two imports to Fujian Province, China, in the last two months. ...
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Pork Prices Down Compared to Previous Week
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending 12 January compared with the previous week, showed Ministry of Commerce statistics on Tuesday. ...
07 January 2014
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Pork Price Drops Slightly
CHINA - The price of foodstuffs in China was steady during the last week of December, according to a survey of 36 medium and large cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
30 December 2013
Pig Industry News from China Transgenic Pigs Born of Chinese Research
CHINA - Researchers at South China Agricultural University have published their research that produced 10 transgenic pigs, which glow green in the dark....
Pig Industry News from China Slight Increase in Chinese Agricultural Product Prices
CHINA - The market price for agricultural food products in China rose slightly over the week of 16 to 22 December, according to a survey carried out by the Ministry of Commerce in 36 large and medium-sized...
24 December 2013
Pig Industry News from China FAO, Partners Coordinate Chinese-EU Animal Health Research
CHINA - China's exponential economic growth over the last decade has been accompanied by a sharp increase in consumption of animal products. Today, China is the world's largest livestock producer and consumer....
19 December 2013
Pig Industry News from China Administration to Add New Drug Inspectors in China
CHINA - In an effort to eliminate the weak industry oversight, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to add 10 new drug inspectors to its office in China....
18 December 2013
Pig Industry News from China Slight Rise in China's Wholesale Pork Price
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending 15 December compared with the previous week, showed a Ministry of Commerce statement on Tuesday....
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