Philippines expands pork import ban World

Philippines expands pork import ban

The Philippines has expanded the temporary ban on the importation, distribution and sale of pork meat products from 16 to 20 countries and regions affected by the African swine fever (ASF) virus.
Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn World

Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn

The Philippines is seeking to import 300,000 tonnes of corn to cover a shortfall in the domestic supply caused by the El Nino dry spell and to prepare for the expected dramatic growth of local hog and poultry sectors, said Philippine Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol on May 21.