AFTER SUFFERING a major blow from trade disruptions with China and Mexico, US pork producers are keeping close watch on African Swine Fever (ASF) in China and other countries. The βirst case of ASF in China was conβirmed August 2, 2018 in the northeastern city of Shenyang. According to our information, by the end of October 2018, there were 45 cases of ASF in China with 5,439 pigs infected and 3,841 pigs dead (download the ASF cases in China as an Excel βile ).
Shao, Yongtong; Li, Minghao; Zhang, Wendong; Ji, Yongjie; and Hayes, Dermot J.
"World’s Largest Pork Producer in Crisis: China’s African Swine Fever Outbreak,"
Agricultural Policy Review: Vol. 2018
, Article 1.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/agpolicyreview/vol2018/iss3/1