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Vietnam’s feed ingredient imports hits new record value

Vietnam's spending on feed ingredient imports surged in the first 10 months of 2021 to a record level. The General Department of Customs said...

China’s US soybean imports fell sharply in October

China's soybean imports from the US fell sharply in October 2021 compared to last year, hit by poor demand and limited exports. Causes cited...

Vietnam’s import of Brazilian cattle may impact Australia

Vietnam's recent imports of cheaper cattle from Brazil could impact Australia’s cattle exports. The Southeast Asian country is Australia’s second-largest live cattle market, said...

Indonesia’s powdered egg import up despite oversupply

The oversupply of eggs notwithstanding, Indonesia’s powdered egg imports increased in 2020. Ministry of Industry data showed the country imported 2148 tons last year, compared...

Vietnam increases soybean meal imports from the US

Vietnam's soybean meal (sbm) imports from the US in January-July 2021 rose almost 228% year-on-year, according to the USDA's latest Oilseeds and Products update...

China’s meat import drops to 20-month low

China's meat imports dropped in a 20-month low in October from a year ago. Customs data reflected that 664,000 tons of meat were imported...

ASF, low prices, higher import volumes plague Vietnam

Pig farmers in Vietnam are facing another wave of ASF outbreaks, even as they struggle with low pork prices and rising pork import volumes. Citing...

​Philippine producers reliant on feed ingredient imports

Philippine feed millers, as well as poultry and livestock producers, continue to rely on imported feed ingredients, which keep costs high. “We don’t have...

Pork producers condemn wider market for imports

Philippine pork producers have criticized the government’s decision to expand market coverage for pork imported under lower tariffs. National Federation of Hog Farmers Inc...

Are you looking for the right alternative? 

Managing feed costs have remained a concern for feedmillers in Asia and in the last few weeks, Asian Agribiz has seen countries tussle between...

SFA fines company for illegal meat, seafood imports

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) fined a Singaporean importer USD 22,000 for illegally operating a cold storage facility and importing assorted meat and seafood...

Pig price plunges in Vietnam, farmers urge import cut

Pig price in Vietnam has been declining over the past quarter due to the pandemic. Currently, the price is USD 1.7/kg, but producers predict it...

Indonesia eases pig semen and breeder imports

To support farmers in restocking their pig herds, the Indonesian government has eased the import regulations for semen and breeder pigs. Sauland Sinaga, Chairman of...

Swine industry struggles tames China’s soybean imports

The struggles of China’s swine industry mean its soybean imports are expected to remain low in the near future, said Randy Mittelstaedt, Head of...

China will buy less US corn next year

Corn imports into China are projected to fall in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 to 20mt from 30mt in MY 2020/21. Lower domestic corn prices...

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