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Husbandry: Vietnam’s new billion-dollar strength

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused global trade bottlenecks and disruptions, but livestock exports are still growing strongly. With export turnover of $1.23 billion in 2020, livestock is the new export strength of Vietnam.

Pig market experiences slow sales as prices increase

Even though pork prices have increased, farmers are having a hard time finding customers to buy pigs.

Price of pork in VN rides high as supply refuses to rise

There is likely false play in the way livestock companies calculate the selling price of live pigs, which is helping them maintain stellar profits in spite of the government’s calls to stabilise prices.  

The government orders inspections to lasso in runaway pork prices

The government ordered the inspection of big pork producers in Vietnam as part the efforts to curb prices, stabilise the market, and rein in inflation in 2020.

Domestic companies sign deals in livestock industry

The Vietnamese livestock industry is expected to attract professional producers in the coming years.

Where is all the imported pork?

State management agencies affirmed that hundreds of thousand of tons of pork have been imported. However, consumers still cannot find imports at supermarkets and convenience stores in HCM City.

Over 50 foreign enterprises keen to export pork to Vietnam

In addition to businesses that have already established inroads in the country, over 50 foreign enterprises have expressed an interest in exporting pork products to Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Will importing pork stabilize domestic prices in Vietnam?

The plan to increase pork imports to make up for domestic shortages won’t be easy to implement as the global price has increased sharply.

Inflation to remain below 4 percent in 2020: officials

Inflation for the next 12 months is expected to remain lower than 4 per cent, just like it has over the past three years.


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.

Chung cake makers rush to buy pork as shortage continues

Chung cake makers in Hanoi are facing difficulties buying pork as demand increases for the Tet Holiday.

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.

No shortages of fresh food are expected for Tet holiday

Supplies of poultry and pork products are expected to be sufficient in HCM City during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, which falls on January 25.

US asks Vietnam to cut import tariffs on agricultural products

The proposed tariff cut is aimed to balance bilateral trade relations.

Finance ministry proposes cutting import taxes on chicken, pork

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.

African swine fever rocks meat industry

African swine fever remains at large in Vietnam, restricting pork supply and pushing up the price of live pigs, with livestock groups facing serious damage, and even the largest ones forced to close facilities.

Vietnamese farmers keen on upsizing pig herds as prices skyrocket

Local pig farmers desperately wanted to recover their pig herds amid the pig undersupply and price upsurge on the local market, but existing conditions are not favorable for the effort.


Vietnam to import pork to ensure supply in Tet holiday

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on November 18 assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade to calculate pork supply and demand every month from now until Tet holiday.

HCMC needs pork exchange floor to stabilize prices

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.

Hanoi culls thousands of pigs due to African swine fever

Hanoi had culled more than 387,500 farmed pigs infected with African swine fever (ASF), or 20.7 percent of the city’s total herd by June 16.