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China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

19 Oct 2018

ZHENGZHOU, China China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday.

China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

19 Oct 2018

ZHENGZHOU, China China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday.

Trade off: China soybean imports set for biggest drop in 12 years amid tariff conflict

18 Oct 2018

China's soybean imports are set to drop by a quarter in the last three months of 2018, their biggest fall in at least 12 years as buyers curb purchases amid the Sino-U.S. trade war and high domestic stockpiles.

China urges more oversight of large pig farms amid disease epidemic

17 Oct 2018

BEIJING China's vice agriculture minister said on Wednesday that local governments should step up their oversight of large-scale pig farms and breeding farms as another province reported a fresh outbreak of the highly contagious African swine fever.

China's Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on related farm: media

16 Oct 2018

BEIJING One of China's top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a report by the China Securities Journal.

African swine fever hits China farm with 20,000 pigs as risks rise

15 Oct 2018

BEIJING China reported a new African swine fever case on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs on Monday, the largest farm yet to report the highly contagious disease in the world's top pork producer.

China's September soybean imports fall, but ahead of expectations

12 Oct 2018

BEIJING, Oct 12 China's soybean imports fell slightly in September from a year earlier but were ahead of market expectations, boosted by large volumes from Brazil as buyers tried to shore up stocks, customs data showed on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Chinese coking coal, coke prices surge on concerns over tight supply

08 Oct 2018

* Steel stockpiles may continue to rise -analysts (Recasts, adds trader's comment, updates prices)

Taiwan signs deal to buy $1.56 billion in Iowa, Minnesota soybeans

28 Sep 2018

CHICAGO/BEIJING Taiwanese trade officials and business leaders signed a letter of intent on Thursday to purchase as much as 3.9 million metric tons of soybeans from farmers in Minnesota and Iowa over the next two years, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said in a statement.

China's pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers

17 Sep 2018

BEIJING An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country's second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.

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