Transparency is key to better protect the interests of businesses and customers in the pork market.
The minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed that there will be enough food during Tet Holiday this year as some people raised concerns about pork shortages.
HCMC needs a pork and pig exchange floor where safe pork can be traded and the prices of pork and live pigs can be stabilized, benefiting both customers and pork suppliers and traders.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade over the past few months has proposed solutions to the prime minister to stabilize the local market in the lead up to the upcoming Tet holiday early next year.
Vietnam has increased pork imports in the last six months amid the African swine fever epidemic. However, the quality of imports is questionable as Vietnam’s agencies are still weak at quarantine work.