Ministry calls for support to prevent live pig, pork product smuggling

Ministry calls for support to prevent live pig, pork product smuggling

From December last year to mid-January this year, enterprises had imported about 100,000-110,000 porkers from Thailand to Vietnam for slaughtering to serve the year-end consumer demand, mainly through Lao Bao Border Gate in the Central province of Quang Tri.
Customers buy sweetmeats at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

Purchasing power for Tet goods flourishes

The general purchasing power in the market has been highly increasing. People tend to buy Tet goods earlier than in previous years. Goods are plentiful and diverse with stable prices. That is the general opinion of traders about the Tet market.
Consumers buy pork at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

No shortage of fresh food for upcoming Lunar New Year festival

Mr. Le Huynh Minh Tu, Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, said that the supply of pork, poultry meat, and eggs for the city market would certainly not be insufficient after his first working day with key suppliers on January 20.
Meat processing at Vissan Company. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork market for Tet holidays: plentiful supply, unstable prices

Pork supply remains plentiful in markets, and the demand for pork has decreased. Pig farmers have been repopulating pig herds to serve the needs of the people during the festive season. There is, obviously, no shortage of pork, but the prices of pork have increased sharply.
Pig farming recovers quickly. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork supply sufficient for demand at year’s end

Despite being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to calculations, the export turnover of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries sector of Vietnam will reach the previously-set target of US$40 billion this year, heard at the regular press conference of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on October 6 in Hanoi.
HCMC orders restructuring in pig farming

HCMC orders restructuring in pig farming

The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has sent documents to localities ordering pig repopulation under the "Project on restructuring the pig industry in the period from 2021 to 2025" to revive husbandry, reduce the risk of disease recurrence, and meet consumer demand.
Consumers buy pork at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork prices continue to be closely monitored

For months, pork has become a hot spot due to its high prices. To ensure supply and demand, and stabilize the price, on May 27, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) gave nods to imports of live pigs to meet the demand for fresh pork of Vietnamese people.
Biosecurity pig farming brings high efficiency. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta provinces strive to recover pig herds

Cities and provinces in the Mekong Delta are striving to repopulate pig herds after the African swine fever epidemic but with the current situation, supply cannot meet the demand, leading to high prices of piglets and pigs.
Pork supply expected to be more plentiful at year’s end

Pork supply expected to be more plentiful at year’s end

Deputy Minister Phung Duc Tien and the inspection delegation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on May 4 inspected the situation of repopulation of pig herd, control on pork prices, and the prevention of diseases on animals in Dong Nai and Binh Duong provinces.
Nearly 1,500 tons of pork imported to Vietnam

Nearly 1,500 tons of pork imported to Vietnam

The office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 26 informed that nearly 1,500 tons of pork of the Russian corporation Miratorg has arrived at Cat Lai, Phuoc Long, and Hai Phong ports.