China: China Agricultural Outlook Avoids Current Situation and Forecast

From April 20-21, 2019, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences co-hosted the "China Agricultural Outlook Conference (2019- 2028)”, which included market forecasts for major agricultural commodities over the next decade. The theme of this year’s event was “Information Leads Agriculture Towards High Quality Development” echoing China’s continuing efforts to modernize agriculture. Note: Nearly all of the speakers avoided discussing the African Swine Fever situation in China, and its impact on China’s situation and outlook for livestock and feed demand in MY 2019/20.

China: China Agricultural Outlook Avoids Current Situation and Forecast