VOV.VN - With approximately 34,000 pigs killed across Vietnam as a result of a reoccurrence of the African swine fever, the country is on alert to guard against the potential spread of the disease.
The first batch of 500 live pigs imported from Thailand arrived at a quarantine area in north-central Nghe An province on June 18.
Eight out of the 15 Vietnamese registered businesses are eligible to import live pigs from Thailand with the estimated number of more than 1.9 million heads, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
VOV.VN -According to the statistics from the General Department of Customs, Vietnam imported nearly 27,000 tonnes of meat and meat products worth US$38.68 million in June, a decline of 9.5% in volume and 9.2% in value compared to May.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese pork exports to China continue to be a focus of attention and concern as the country’s pork supplies stay plentiful.