HCMC focuses on preparing goods for Tet holidays

HCMC focuses on preparing goods for Tet holidays

The year 2019 will end in seven weeks and the lunar New Year is 20 days after the New Year. In order to ensure supply of all kinds of goods with stable prices for 10 million people, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City ordered departments and enterprises to focus on preparation of goods for Tet holidays.
The prices of pork climb due to inadequate supply. (Photo: SGGP)

Total pig herd remains at around 25 million pigs

The prices of pork have been skyrocketing, forcing several families to replace pork by poultry meat. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development assured that the shortage of pork was merely around 200,000 tons, while other sources forecast a shortage of 500,000 tons of pork.
HCMC’s industrial production rises 7.26 percent

HCMC’s industrial production rises 7.26 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, industrial production index of the city in the first nine months of this year still managed to achieve a fairly good growth of 7.26 percent over the same period last year.
Illustrative image (Source: Reuters)

Thailand puts 24 provinces on alert against African swine fever

Thai authorities have designated 24 provinces as "surveillance areas" for African swine fever and ordered strict animal control with the aim of preventing an outbreak of the disease that has struck neighbouring countries.

Total pig herd in Dong Nai Province drops by 40 percent

Total pig herd in Dong Nai Province drops by 40 percent

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary of Dong Nai Province on September 11 said that the African swine fever has occurred at 3,945 pig-farming households at 128 communes in the province.
There will be possibly a shortage of pork at the end of the year. (Photo: SGGP)

Farmers should not take risks to rebuild pig herd

The prices of pork have gradually been increasing as pork supply strongly declined due to African swine fever epidemic. At this time in Dong Nai Province, the capital of pig-farming industry in Vietnam, pork supply is still ensured. However, if the epidemic continues to happen complicatedly, there will be a shortage of pork supply during the end of the year and lunar New Year holidays.
Vietnamese enterprises massively increase poultry farming

Vietnamese enterprises massively increase poultry farming

Since the outbreak of African Swine Fever, recently, several enterprises and farm owners have flocked to shift investment to poultry farming to create alternative meat sources while the price of chicken meat imported into Vietnam was fairly low, at just around VND18,000 per kilogram.