Due to the poor competitiveness of Vietnamese agricultural and livestock products, agriculture will be significantly impacted by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). However, it will also be a driving force for the institutional reform of Vietnamese agriculture.
Japanese consumers’ demand for Vietnamese processed chicken will open up more opportunities for Vietnam’s animal husbandry sector, according to experts.
More and more businesses are exporting livestock and poultry meat, opening up great prospects for the livestock sector.
The Koyu & Unitek Company, based in the southern province of Dong Nai, plans to develop a second chicken processing factory to meet the demand for chicken products of the Japanese market.
Vietnam has exported its first consignment of 300 tons of chicken to Japan, described as a ‘historic milestone’ for the livestock industry.
VOV.VN - Japan limited imports of poultry from 16 states in the US earlier this year after avian flu was detected on a commercial chicken farm in the state of New Jersey, the US Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said in a statement.
VOV.VN - Japan officially agreed to import processed chicken from Vietnam as of June 22, according to the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Although Vietnam’s livestock industry is thriving, its export potential has yet to be tapped.
Koyu & Unitek has become the first Vietnamese company to export chicken breasts to Japan, as it had secured a deal for the first batch to leave port in early 2017.