China says its pig population has stopped declining

China says its pig population has stopped declining

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China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a report last week that “pig production has shown a clear recovery momentum,” with a month-over-month increase in the breeding sow stock of 0.6% in October – the first increase in 19 months.