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Livestock sector looks to increase exports

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Livestock sector looks to increase exports

The livestock sector produces more than 5 million tonnes of meat each year, meeting domestic demand, but the target is to increase export, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

Vietnam to boost chicken exports

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Vietnam to boost chicken exports

Vietnam plans to export chicken to Japan from 2017 and expand chicken export markets to other Asian countries in 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.

Hong Kong bans import of Vietnamese salted eggs

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Hong Kong bans import of Vietnamese salted eggs

Authorities of the Hong Kong Special Administrative region have banned the import of salted duck eggs from Vietnam’s provinces of Nam Dinh, Quang Ngai, Tay Ninh, Khanh Hoa, Ca Mau and Kon Tum due to growing concern about an H5N1 avian influenza outbreak.

Food exports drive up local prices

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Food exports drive up local prices

The increasing unofficial export of many kinds of food items including poultry eggs, pigs, sugar and coconuts to China has pushed their prices up in the domestic market.

The price of poultry eggs in HCM City markets has risen significantly, with salted duck eggs now costing 5,000 VND (0.24 USD) each, compared to 3,500 VND earlier.

Furthermore, traders are finding it difficult to purchase enough eggs despite offering higher prices, reports the Sai Gon Tiep Thi newspaper.