The 23 March 2012 issue of the Kiplinger Agricultural Letter reports some interesting facts concerning current China:
China produces 60% of the world’s pigs.
The cost of pork production is 86% higher than U.S. cost.
Corn in China is 57% more expensive than U.S. corn.
It is being reported that the current average soybean production per acre in China is 50% of the U.S. production levels.