BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s customs said it has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from due to African swine fever.

The disease has swept across China itself since being first detected in the country in August last year, slashing the world’s top pig herd by more than 40%.

Beijing has issued a of measures to boost pig production, while maintaining strict prevention and control measures to prevent new outbreaks of the disease.

Indonesia had reported 392 African swine fever outbreaks as of December 17, China’s Administration of Customs said in a on its website.

(Reporting by Hallie Gu and Tom Daly; editing by Jason Neely)

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