World News: 13:22 GMT Wednesday 11th September 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever. Authorities said Wednesday that the government will take steps to accelerate the revival of hog production, prevent and control the disease and upgrade farms to further ensure pork supply and stable prices. Peng Shaozong of the National Development and Reform Commission said government agencies will closely monitor and analyze pork prices, stabilize production and regulate the market price.
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