Agricultural sector aims to increase domestic beef production

Agricultural sector aims to increase domestic beef production

According to the Agricultural Outlook of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in 2020, the average beef consumption in Vietnam was 9.2 kilogram per person per year. However, domestic production merely met 30 percent of beef production, and the remaining 70 percent were imported from other countries.
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Main farm produce account for 66 percent of total agricultural production

According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ho Chi Minh City, the group of major agricultural products accounted for 66 percent of the total value of agricultural production, equivalent to over VND 13,800 billion (nearly US$ 598 million) in 2019.
HCMC develops beef cattle to meet rising demand

HCMC develops beef cattle to meet rising demand

Ho Chi Minh City planned to develop raising of beef cattle as per the decision No.232/QD-UBND of People’s Committee so as to improve high-quality cattle, provide employment to labors in rural districts and raise breeders’ income.