Scaling to Meet the Chinese Pork Demand

Feeding China’s Pigs Feeding China’s Pigs This report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy highlights the scaling of pork production requirements to meet the needs of the Chinese consumer. Meat consumption has quadrupled in China since 1980 to its current level (2011) of 54 kg (119 pounds) per person per year. That increase in demand results in building a pork production infrastructure, requiring more of all inputs, including feed grains, nutrients, and animal health products [PDF].

Some China Pork Background Info

 Recent Trends and Implications for World Meat and Grains Trade What Is China's Influence on Pork? Here is a link to info on China’s influence on the pork industry and the affects on world meat and grains trade. The information comes via Informa Economics.

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