African swine fever

Food

The pain of surging pork prices is now being felt in Vietnam

(Nov 7): African swine fever, the deadly pig disease that drove up China’s pork prices to record levels, is now taking another major consumer of the meat hostage.

Food

Kim Jong Un may be hiding a hog apocalypse from the world

(Oct 13): By official accounts, the pig contagion wreaking havoc across Eastern Asia has virtually skipped over North Korea, with a single outbreak reported there in May.

Investing ideas

Can Wilmar's China IPO mitigate the negative impact of African Swine Fever?

SINGAPORE (Aug 21): The African Swine Fever is spreading fast among the pig population in Asia and showing no signs of abating.

Commodities

Wilmar eyes China soy expansion as fever kills hogs

(June 12): Wilmar International, one of the world’s largest food producers, is planning to boost its soybean crushing capacity in China even as a deadly pig-killing virus cuts demand for animal fee

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