The arrival of African swine fever (ASF) in China has given the New Zealand meat export sector a huge boost as the world's biggest pork producer and consumer tries to bring the disease under control through widespread culling, industry officials said.

The boost comes at a time of significant uncertainty for the New Zealand meat export sector concerning Britain's exit from the EU and trade access to Europe.

NZ Pork steps up campaign against imports after another ASF outbreak

Last August, a farm with fewer than 400 hogs on the outskirts of Shenyang was found to harbour African