Piggy-go-round: Canadian pork exports to China soar thanks to swine flu fears and Beijing’s tariffs on US hogs

//Piggy-go-round: Canadian pork exports to China soar thanks to swine flu fears and Beijing’s tariffs on US hogs

Piggy-go-round: Canadian pork exports to China soar thanks to swine flu fears and Beijing’s tariffs on US hogs

A deadly pig disease is helping turn the global hogs trade into a merry-go-round as Canada takes advantage of tariffs on US produce to boost shipments to China, the world’s largest pork consumer.Canadian pork exports to China soared 80 per cent in March as the spread of African swine fever forces the Asian nation to tap overseas markets, government data shows. With Chinese tariffs on American pork still in place, Canada is importing more from the US and shipping its own produce to China. All of…

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