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The difficult situation of the livestock industry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) says the livestock industry is facing difficulties amid competition from imports.

Vietnam needs to promote livestock value chain development

Vietnam should enhance cooperation between State management agencies and commodity associations to jointly build a value chain for Vietnam's livestock industry.

Vietnam to export more chicken products

Vietnam is preparing to ship the first batches of chicken to Russia after the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance allowed imported chicken from Vietnam.

More ‘big guys’ pour money into Vietnam's agriculture

Seventeen large investment projects in the agriculture sector with total investment capital of VND20 trillion became operational in 2019.

Import tariff cut, VN farmers suffer heavily

Vietnamese farmers, who incurred big losses because of African Swine Fever (ASF), may see the situation become even worse because of the import tariff cut.

African Swine Fever challenges Vietnam's animal feed producers

The Vietnamese animal feed market is considered very promising with the value of $6 billion a year. However, feed producers have faced difficulties because of African Swine Fever (ASF).

Domestic chicken industry faces stiff competition from imports

The Vietnam Poultry Livestock Association, which met late last week, expressed its concern about the massive imports of chicken, saying that it will kill the domestic husbandry industry.

Ministries disagree on pork imports

While the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) considers importing pork to ease the domestic short supply, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) fears the imports will hurt the domestic livestock industry.

US chicken dirt-cheap in Vietnam

Vietnam has increased imports of chicken from the US which have the surprisingly low price of VND18,000 per kilogram.

Imported pork dirt cheap, domestic livestock industry in danger

The amount of pork imported to Vietnam in the first four months of the year was six times higher than that in the entire year of 2018. The import price is VND5,000-7,000 per kilogram lower than the domestic price.

Vietnam warned of becoming dumping ground for beef

The volume of pig, chicken and pork imports has soared recently. Buyers and sellers conduct transactions easily online.

Meat imports increase as domestic demand rises

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign meat exporters want to compete in Vietnam’s market with products made from  ‘animals that are treated well’.

Vietnam becomes destination for pork imports

VietNamNet Bridge - The pork market has heated up again, with more imports, especially from the US.

Meat imports threaten domestic livestock industry

VietNamNet Bridge - To improve their competitiveness, Vietnamese livestock companies have been told to restructure their production and supply chains.

What’s behind chicken exports to Japan?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has exported its first consignment of 300 tons of chicken to Japan, described as a ‘historic milestone’ for the livestock industry.

Meat imports reach record high as local livestock industry flounders

 VietNamNet Bridge – The increasingly high number of meat imports in recent months has put pressure on the domestic cattle industry.


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Livestock industry has to cut costs

 VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic livestock industry must find a way to reduce its production cost and become more competitive, or give in to the market domination of imported meat.