China set to receive first shipment of chilled pork from Argentina in move to offset African swine fever
Argentina has sent its first shipment of chilled pork to China, the government of the South American farming powerhouse said on Wednesday, as China’s pork imports rise due to a devastating outbreak of African swine fever at home.The shipment included 26 tonnes of pork cuts, according to a statement from the Agriculture Ministry in Buenos Aires.“This step further consolidates our livestock sector on the world market,” the statement said.Argentina announced it had clinched a deal in April to…

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