Cambodia bans live pig imports to curb ASF threat


Cambodia has temporarily banned live pig imports from Thailand after it announced its first ASF outbreak last week.

“[We are] taking strict measures to test all imported pigs from ASF-infected countries, but now we have totally banned importing them,” said Tan Phannara, Director of the Departmen...

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Regional Correspondent and Assistant Editor Asian Pork Magazine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Covid-19 and the African swine fever had double impact on Asia’s pig sector and Ha Thu wrote a changing industry in, ‘Trends in Southeast Asia’s pig industry amid dual crisis’.