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Domestic pork prices fall as pigs imported in large volume

Domestic pork prices fall as pigs imported in large volume

VOV.VN - The price of pork in the domestic market has been experiencing a downward trajectory in recent days after the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) granted permission to local firms to import live pigs from Thailand in an attempt to lower escalating prices.

Vietnam starts importing live pigs from Thailand

Vietnam starts importing live pigs from Thailand

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has allowed businesses to import live pigs from Thailand, starting from June 12, in an effort to cool down pork prices that have skyrocketed in the local market over the recent weeks.

Pork imports rise nearly 300% in five months

Pork imports rise nearly 300% in five months

Vietnam imported about 67,640 tonnes of pork from the start of the year to May 30, a year-on-year surge of 298%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Live pigs to be imported to lower domestic prices

Live pigs to be imported to lower domestic prices

VOV.VN - For the first time Vietnam will import live pigs from other countries to stabilize local pork prices which have kept skyrocketing over the past months, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

African swine fever recurs in 20 localities nationwide

African swine fever recurs in 20 localities nationwide

VOV.VN - As many as 155 communes across 20 cities and provinces nationwide have been confirmed to have fresh outbreaks of the African swine fever, with over 4,000 pigs killed as a result of the disease, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam imports pigs from Thailand

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 impactof the African swine fever outbreak.

Minister orders quick but safe repopulation of pig droves

Minister orders quick but safe repopulation of pig droves

Pig droves now represent 80% of the number just prior to the outbreak of African swine fever, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong told a conference in Hanoi on May 6 on developing pig breeding.

Businesses urged to cooperate to bring live pig price down

Businesses urged to cooperate to bring live pig price down

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has urged livestock businesses to cooperate with the Government and with each other to bring the live pig price down from the current VND75,000 to VND70,000 per kg as from April 1.

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

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).

Russian company to export pork to Vietnam

Russian company to export pork to Vietnam

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.

Outsourcing farming model contributes to change livestock appearance

Outsourcing farming model contributes to change livestock appearance

Developing large-scale outsourcing farms is ideal to promote the sustainable development of the livestock sector because it ensures safe and stable supply in the context of the African swine fever while creating stable benefits for both farmers and livestock companies.

Vietnam to import pork for domestic demand

Vietnam to import pork for domestic demand

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.