Asia's demand for pork is overtaking the supply of hogs needed to produce it. To make matters worse, each solution carries a heavy price. If demand is allowed to outrun supply, prices skyrocket, as they have in China this year. On the other hand, allowing in imported pork can have a devastating effect on domestic hog production. Creating a domestic, supply side solution to insufficient pork supplies requires intelligent cooperation between the private hog producers and government policymakers. We survey what three Asian countries are doing to increase their supplies of scarce swine.
To read part of the story, click on the title.
are available in print or electronic format.
Find out more about reaching your target audience by advertising in LIVESTOCK & FEED Business. Or advertise with your own brochure insertions.
For details on article reprints, advertising and brochure insertions, contact email@example.com
Or view our media kit below
media kit 2020
to subscribe to LFB magazines.