Lower prices and disease outbreaks continue to temper China’s hog and pork production. A USDA report predicts hog production to decline by 5% and pork production by 14% in 2022. How production responds to demand in 2022 will depend on how high pork prices are allowed to climb as supplies tighten. As pork imports are expected to increase next year, opportunities remain for domestic pork production to fill demand. Read more on China’s 2022 pork outlook.