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China’s pork production has increased greatly

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Source:, 19 July 2021, photo credit: Foreign Policy Institute

In the first half of the year, China’s output of pork, beef, mutton, and poultry was 42.91 million tons, up 23.0% over the same period last year. Specifically, the output of pork increased by 35.9%.

By the end of the second quarter, 439.11 million pigs were registered in stock, a year-on-year growth of 29.2%; specifically, 45.64 million were breeding sows, up by 25.7%.

July 15, 2021/ National Bureau of Statistics/ China.

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