Economy

Alliance expects African swine fever to support meat prices

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 02 May 2019

By Rebecca Howard May 2 (BusinessDesk) - Red meat cooperative Alliance Group said meat prices are strong as the African swine fever outbreak decimates Chinese pork production. Chief executive David Surveyor says meat prices are "generally quite solid at the moment" due to the disease which is having a massive impact on pig protein prices in China. That is, in turn, increasing the value of other meat proteins, both beef and lamb.  "Because of the size of the China market, we see that having some roll-on ramifications for prices across t...

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