Economists say since COVID-19 crisis, cash prices of major products, such as hams and pork loins, are holding up well, however there is significant weakness in the pork belly market.
Regionalization agreement reached on avian influenza, virulent Newcastle. Also, agreement reached on beef product access.
For now, there are no vaccines or in-field detection devices for the disease, which kills 99% of hogs it infects.
China saw the same issues, just months ahead of the rest the world, and is now starting to return to normal.