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Pork imports surge due to high demand as Tet approaches

Pork imports rocketed over the last two months as market demand surges ahead the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which is only a few weeks away.

Chung cakes with salmon stand out amid pork shortage

A producer of the traditional Tet Chung cake has attracted lots of customers after using salmon to replace pork.


Minister assures that there will be no food shortage for Tet

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.


Minister warns firms of pork price hike

If pig farming firms continue to push pork prices up, they will suffer losses and damage as customers are forecast to use alternative meats and imported pork is likely to flood the local market until it dominates the pork market.

VN Agriculture Ministry reassures public that pork shortage will not occur

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan affirmed that the ministry will not allow the pork price to increase dramatically as it has in China.

Vietnam, top 5 in pig husbandry, imports pork in large quantity

The amount of pork Vietnam imported in the first seven months of the year increased by 3.4 times in quantity, while the value rose by 4.3 times compared with the same period last year.