VN suspends import of US dried grains, peanuts from Sudan, Hong Kong hinh anh 1illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will suspend the import of Distiller’s dried grains with soluble (DDGS) from the US and peanut (Arachis hypogaea) from Sudan and Hong Kong (China) due to the products’ contamination with insects subject to Vietnam’s plant quarantine.

The decision was made by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on October 17. The suspension will begin after 60 days from the signing of the decision.

The ministry assigned the Plant Protection Department to closely supervise the import of the above-mentioned products during the pending enforcement of the decision.

It will also notify the respective nations’ relevant agencies of the issue for thorough remedies.-VNA