Inflation fattens pork prices

A woman looks into her purse for cash to pay for pork she bought at a market in Beijing Tuesday. China’s premier has ordered local leaders to boost pork production to help cool inflation that pushed up the price of the country’s staple meat by 57 per cent in June.

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A woman looks into her purse for cash to pay for pork she bought at a market in Beijing Tuesday. China’s premier has ordered local leaders to boost pork production to help cool inflation that pushed up the price of the country’s staple meat by 57 per cent in June.