Asian Pork Outlook: Diseases, high costs hound pig industries

Vietnamese producers expect better profit in 2023 as prices are on the rebound.

Two of the biggest challenges facing pig producers in Southeast Asia and South Asia are ASF and high production costs, keeping what would have been a vibrant sector performing subpar over the past few years.

By far the biggest problem remains ASF, which has led to massive losses for pig industri...

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Isa Q Tan
Editor, Asian Pork Magazine and Sub-Editor, Manila, Philippines. Isa speaks to Golden Harvesta, the partner of Genesus Genetics in the Philippines, about their brave decision to bring in new animals soon after ASF hit the country in ‘Golden Harvesta’s new business amid ASF pays off’.