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China In-Country Analysis

Livestock Leading Hog Producing Provinces See Strong Recovery With China’s nationwide sow inventory standing at 37.65 million head at the end of July, market expectations project a total of 40 million head by the end of this year. Among the major hog producing regions, the recovery with respect to reproductive sows and total live hog inventory appears on track to meet the targets laid out by China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA). In Henan, the leading hog producing province, the reproductive sow inventory has increased for eleven consecutive months, climbing to 3.43 million head through this past June. In terms of total live hog inventory, Henan has seen its herd stage a remarkable recovery since July 2019,...

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On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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