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Chinese pork prices risk 70% surge as African swine fever rages

Tighter supplies of staple meat deal new economic blow amid trade row with US

DALIAN, China -- An outbreak of African swine fever is tearing through China's pig stocks, and there is no end in sight. With concerns over pork supplies mounting, soaring meat prices could deal a fresh blow to China's economy as trade tensions with the U.S. continue.

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