IFC supports Vietnam in African swine fever prevention Business

IFC supports Vietnam in African swine fever prevention

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on December 9 signed a memorandum of understanding on technical support for the prevention and control of African swine fever (ASF) in Vietnam.
African swine fever vaccine to be available in Q3 Society

African swine fever vaccine to be available in Q3

Vietnam plans to produce and commercialise a vaccine against African swine fever in the third quarter of 2021, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien during a press conference in Hanoi on January 14.
Philippines reports highest inflation since April World

Philippines reports highest inflation since April

The Philippines’ year-on-year inflation jumped to 3.3 percent in November from 2.5 percent in the previous month, the highest inflation registered since April, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on December 4.
Pig imports push domestic pork prices down Business

Pig imports push domestic pork prices down

Efficient reproduction of pigs and enhancing imports of frozen pork and live pigs have made prices of live hogs fall, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam imports pigs from Thailand Business

Vietnam imports pigs from Thailand

Vietnam has imported 250 pigs from Thailand to breed and is encouraging businesses to import more to help restock herds across the country after the impacts of the African swine fever outbreak.
Businesses urged to cooperate to bring live pig price down Business

Businesses urged to cooperate to bring live pig price down

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has urged livestock businesses to cooperate with the Government and with each other to bring the live pig price down from the current 75,000 VND (3.17 USD) to 70,000 VND per kg as from April 1.