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Philippine pork imports hit record high in 2022

Philippine pork imports reached a record 710,362 tons in 2022, up 28% yoy from 554,698 tons, data from the Bureau of Animal industry show....

Tariff reduction threatens local pig industry

Extending the reduced tariff on pork imports is not necessary and will only harm the local industry, Philippine pork producers told the government. Officials...

Sabah addresses pork shortage with imports

Sabah will bring in some 200 tons of frozen pork to address its pork shortage. The East Malaysian state has been suffering tight supply...

US welcomes Philippines plan to extend lower tariffs

US pork producers welcomed the Philippine government’s plan to extend its reduced tariff rates on imported pork until end-2023. The reduction implemented in mid-2021...

Sarawak allows pork imports to meet shortage

Malaysia’s Sarawak state is allowing pork imports from FMD-free countries to meet the current supply shortage. However, Minister Stephen Rundie Utom of the Sarawak...

Hong Kong to import more pigs from Southeast Asia

Hong Kong authorities are looking for pig suppliers from Southeast Asia after shrinking supply from mainland China jacked up pork prices to USD 20/kg....

Local supply reduces Vietnam’s pork imports

Vietnam’s January-October 2022 pork imports decreased by 34.4% yoy, data from the General Department of Vietnam Customs show. The top three suppliers are Brazil,...

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...

Singapore approves Colombian pork

In its bid to diversify its food sources, Singapore has approved Colombian pork to enter its market. The two nations initiated negotiations in 2017,...

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,...

Philippines UK’s 2nd largest pork market outside EU

The Philippines now ranks as the UK’s second biggest pork market outside Europe, a UK trade official at the UK Embassy in Manila said....

Vietnam pork imports down on healthy local supply

Vietnam imported 10,000 tons of pork in July, down 31% yoy, said the General Department of Customs, while import prices are also down 36%...

Vietnam to import more pork on low local supply

Slower recovery in local pig production could see Vietnam pork imports rise in H2 this year, Rabobank said in its latest global pork industry...

China’s pork imports start 2022 with a 49% plunge

China’s pork imports in the first two months of 2022 plunged 49% year-on-year to 450,000 tons, a report by Rabobank said. It attributed the...

Indonesian pig farmers feel negative impact of pork imports

Indonesian pig farmers are feeling the negative impact of pork imports, an industry source told Asian Agribiz. He said the price of imported pork...

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