African swine fever

Food & Beverage

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 & Beverage

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. But wayward feral pigs have stoked concern that Kim Jong Un’s reclusive state is h

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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.


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 feed.