African swine fever

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Vietnam imports pigs from Thailandicon
BUSINESS14/05/20200

Vietnam imports pigs from Thailand

Vietnam has imported 250 pigs from Thailand to breed and is encouraging businesses to import more to help restock herds across the country after the impacts of the African swine fever outbreak.

 
GDP growth of 3.82 percent in Q1 is a miracle: officialicon

GDP growth of 3.82 percent in Q1 is a miracle: official

BUSINESS
02/04/2020

Vietnam’s GDP growth rate of 3.82 percent in the first quarter of 2020, a record low since 2011, is still a miracle amidst a global economic recession, an official has said.

Vietnam is proactive in fight against avian influenzaicon

Vietnam is proactive in fight against avian influenza

SOCIETY
26/02/2020

Phung Duc Tien, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks to the Financial Magazine about the ministry's decision to fight African swine fever and avian influenza.

Pork market suffers from African swine fevericon

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

BUSINESS
23/02/2020

Vietnam’s domestic pork supplies could fall by 20 to 35 percent this year as a consequence of African swine fever, according to the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD).

When will the pig raising restore to normal?icon

When will the pig raising restore to normal?

BUSINESS
19/02/2020

Nguyen Xuan Duong, acting Director General of the Animal Husbandry Department from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks on the need to restructure  the country pig rearing industry.

Vietnam, US jointly study vaccine against African swine fevericon

Vietnam, US jointly study vaccine against African swine fever

SOCIETY
10/02/2020

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has suggested the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) transfer virus samples to Vietnam to study and produce vaccine against African swine fever (ASF) in the country.

Prices of pork, face masks heat up pricing committee’s meetingicon

Prices of pork, face masks heat up pricing committee’s meeting

BUSINESS
01/02/2020

The prices of pork and face masks were the centre of discussion at an extraordinary meeting of the steering committee for pricing on January 31 under the chair of its head, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

Learning lessons for Vietnam's future prosperityicon

Learning lessons for Vietnam's future prosperity

BUSINESS
27/01/2020

Vietnam has reaped impressive economic successes in 2019 and is expecting a bumper crop this year.

Vietnam, France partner in producing vaccines against livestock diseasesicon

Vietnam, France partner in producing vaccines against livestock diseases

SOCIETY
16/01/2020

Vietnamese agencies have joined hands with a French partner on the research and production of vaccines against the African swine fever (ASF) and foot and mouth disease (FMD).

Vietnam to imports 100,000 tons of pork in Q1 to offset shortageicon

Vietnam to imports 100,000 tons of pork in Q1 to offset shortage

BUSINESS
10/01/2020

Vietnam would import 100,000 tons of pork in the first quarter this year to stabilize the domestic market and lower pork prices, which have surged since the outbreak of African swine fever.

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019icon

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019

BUSINESS
31/12/2019

One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among Vietnam's top 10 economic events 2019.

Russian company to export pork to Vietnamicon

Russian company to export pork to Vietnam

BUSINESS
28/12/2019

The Russian media said on December 26 that a company in the central province of Kursk has been licensed to export pork to Vietnam, amid limited supply in the domestic market due to African swine fever.

Large livestock firms should control pork prices: Agriculture Ministericon

Large livestock firms should control pork prices: Agriculture Minister

BUSINESS
25/12/2019

Large livestock enterprises should keep pork prices in check despite limited supplies on the domestic market due to African swine fever, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuen Cuong has said.

African swine fever: Fears rise as virus spreads to Indonesiaicon

African swine fever: Fears rise as virus spreads to Indonesia

SOCIETY
19/12/2019

Indonesia has become the latest Asian country to face an outbreak of African swine fever, a deadly pig virus devastating farmers across the region.

Finance ministry proposes cutting import taxes on chicken, porkicon

Finance ministry proposes cutting import taxes on chicken, pork

BUSINESS
09/12/2019

The Ministry of Finance has recently sent Dispatch No.14813/BTC-CST to competent ministries and sectors, suggesting cutting import on chicken and pork products.

State strictly controls trading, transport of smuggled pigsicon

State strictly controls trading, transport of smuggled pigs

SOCIETY
28/11/2019

The General Department of Market Surveillance under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested its branches in some southern provinces strengthen inspection and control over the trading and transport of smuggled pigs.

Vietnam to import pork for domestic demandicon

Vietnam to import pork for domestic demand

BUSINESS
27/11/2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have proposed the Government import pork based on the directions of Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

Vietnamese woman deported over attempt to bring pork into Australiaicon

Vietnamese woman deported over attempt to bring pork into Australia

SOCIETY
15/10/2019

A Vietnamese woman has been expelled from Sydney Airport for failing to declare the pork and food she was carrying.