There is no doubt if the disease is discovered in a major piglet or pork producing/exporting country such as Denmark, Germany, Spain or the USA, the mortality it causes would be only the beginning of the woes.
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The appearance of ASF in Belgium has entailed a real blow for the EU pig sector.
Right now it all depends on the evolution of the situation in China.
As a producer, aligning with a packer-processor that is exhibiting the characteristics of a long-term successful and resilient player with access to the global market is critical for success regardless of how efficient you have become as a producer.