China to buy 40,000 tonnes of frozen pork for state reserves on May 13 -notice

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FILE PHOTO: A butcher cuts a piece of pork at a market in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will buy 40,000 tonnes of local frozen pork for its state reserves on May 13, according to a notice issued by the reserves management this year.

The country is buying up pork to support prices in the world’s top producer of the meat.

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom; editing by Jason Neely)