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Questions raised on tariff reduction on meat imports

Philippine legislators have questioned the uncontrolled rise in meat imports following the extension of the reduced import tariff. Cynthia Villar, who heads the Senate...

South Korea’s meat imports expected to rise

South Korea will raise its meat import volume in 2023 to cater to the growing demand of its reviving foodservice sector, the USDA said...

Cambodia cracks down on illegal meat imports

Cambodian authorities are tightening control measures to curb illegal meat imports on fear it may hurt domestic production. In recent weeks, authorities have seized...

Meat importers urge lower pork import tariffs

Meat importers and traders in the Philippines want the government to reinstate the import duty of pork to 5% in-quota and 15% out-quota for...

Expect higher meat prices soon, Filipinos told

Philippine consumers can expect higher meat prices in the months leading to the Christmas and New Year holidays. In a radio interview, Jess Cham,...

Philippine meat imports rose 7% up to August

Rising pork imports continue to push up total Philippine meat imports, which rose 7% to top 851,840 tons as of end-August. Pork imports grew...

Vietnam boosts regional meat trade

Logistical disruptions have caused Vietnam to turn to Asian markets for imports and exports. According to the Department of Import/Export, in H1, imports from...

Vietnam reduces meat imports on sufficient supply

Vietnam has reduced its meat imports, since domestic production can meet local demand, which has slackened due to Covid-19. According to the Department of...

Number of meat importers in the Philippines rising

From just 20-40 companies in the late 1990s-2000s, the number of accredited meat importers in the Philippines rose to 464 in 2020, and up...

Philippine border facility to check meat imports

​The construction of an agriculture commodity examination area, or first border facility, will push through, Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago...

Malaysian authorities OK with proxy meat importers

Malaysia’s Quarantine and Inspection Services Department (Maqis) said any party can import frozen meat into the country, even if it is a 'proxy' company...

Philippine meat importers back call for lower pork tariffs

Meat traders and importers in the Philippines are backing calls for lower tariffs on pork imports. Meat Importers and Traders Association (MITA) President Jess Cham,...

Pakistani meat exporter to UAE gets almost USD 9 million in initial IPO

The Organic Meat Company Limited, a major halal meat exporter to UAE and Saudi Arabia received bids up to USD 8,742,108 during its initial...

Avoid trade disputes – Philippine meat processors

The Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc (PAMPI) has called on the government to avoid trade disputes with countries supplying essential raw materials for...

Meat importers seek revision of import ban strategy

Philippine meat importers have asked the Department of Agriculture to reconsider its approach in implementing bans on various imported meats. In a letter to...

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