Clearing the field

“The epidemic will force the weaker companies and farmers to completely withdraw but it will be an opportunity for profit and development of the stronger companies”


Comment by Qin Yinglin, founder and owner of pig farming giant Muyuan Foods. A combination of last year’s swine flu and the coronavirus have seen pork prices surge leading to an 863% rise in Muyuan’s profit in the first quarter, according to the Financial Times. The Hurun Report estimates his net worth at $22 billion “making him the world’s richest farmer” (for our first mention of Muyuan, see WiC496).

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