AP Business Writer
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Pork Prices Drive China's High Inflation
The price of pork rose 97% over a year earlier despite increased imports of China's staple meat and the release of thousands of tons from government stockpiles.
Jan 9th, 2020
China Releases Stockpiled Pork
Details of the frozen pork reserve are secret, but analysts estimate its size at up to five million metric tons.
Sep 18th, 2019
China Keeps Penalties on U.S. Pork, Soy
It adds to indications that both sides might be settling in for extended conflict even as they prepare for talks in Washington.
Sep 11th, 2019
Chinese Will Buy More from U.S. Farms
Envoys prepared to meet in Shanghai next week for talks aimed at ending a tariff war.
Jul 25th, 2019
Outbreak Pushes Up Global Pork Prices
A deadly swine disease has sent shockwaves through global meat markets.
May 20th, 2019
China Raises Tariffs on U.S. Pork, Fruit
The tariffs "signal a most unwelcome development, which is that countries are becoming protectionist," said economist Taimur Baig of DBS Group.
Apr 2nd, 2018
China Delays New Rules on Food Imports
The delay might help avert concerns that shipments of food products could be disrupted, hurting thousands of farmers and food processors who look to China as a key growth market.
Sep 26th, 2017
Countries Fear China Food Import Regs
A group of countries sent a joint letter asking Chinese regulators to suspend a proposed requirement that each food shipment have an inspection certificate from a foreign government.
Jun 22nd, 2017
U.S. Responds to China's Import Rules
Suppliers complain Beijing already uses safety rules in ways that hamper access for goods in violation of its market-opening commitments.
Mar 20th, 2017