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China 2022 pork and corn production rebound

China’s corn and pork production in 2022 is expected to rebound according to Rabobank’s Global Animal Protein Outlook. Corn prediction is based on acreage...

New ASF outbreak hits Assam

The Udalguri District in Assam, a state in northeast India, has reported an outbreak of ASF. More than 50 pigs in Khoirabari have succumbed to...

Local pork in high demand in Taiwan

Demand for locally produced pork is growing in Taiwan after US imports with ractopamine residue were allowed into the country. “The US neither asked...

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...

Pandemic could change how Vietnamese consume pork

The Covid-19 related closure of wet markets, the biggest retail channel for freshly slaughtered meat in Vietnam, could lead to a change in consumption...

Three more Sabah districts hit with ASF

Three more districts in Sabah, East Malaysia have reported ASF outbreaks in domestic pigs. Papar, Kota Kinabalu, and Tenom detected the virus on September 14,...

Disease still threatens China despite herd recovery

While China’s pig herd has recovered, and although no new ASF cases have been reported, the disease threat continues. However, measures enacted by the government...

Philippine pork production seen at 1mt in 2022 – USDA

Philippine pork production is forecast to remain at 1mt in 2022 as some areas continue to battle ASF while others expand operations. In its latest...

Masan, De Heus forge partnership for meat production

Masan Meatlife (MML), a subsidiary of Masan Group, and De Heus Vietnam have entered a strategic partnership on meat production. The partnership will leverage...

Vietnam tariff on US pork to fall to 10% – USMEF

US meat exporters expect Vietnam’s tariff on US pork to fall to 10% from the current 15%, US Meat Exporters Federation economist Erin Borror...

Good harvest in Q3 to boost Philippine corn output

Philippine corn production for marketing year (MY) 2021/22 is forecasted to reach 8.15mt, the USDA said in a report. This is up 150,000 tons...

Philippine hog raisers lament continued pork imports

Philippine hog raisers are worried that the continued pork imports will add to their burden and slow down their recovery. The Bureau of Animal Industry...

Taiwan seeks removal of imported pork-based food ads

Taiwan’s government has asked social media networks in the country to remove advertisements for imported pork-based food. The move is part of a campaign...

China lowers pork imports as domestic prices drop

The downtrend in domestic pork prices has led to lower pork imports for China. The falling domestic prices also mean local hog producers are...

More Asian markets lift ban on Belgian pork

More Asian countries have lifted their ban on Belgian pork imports. Since the EU country was officially declared ASF-free in December 2020, it has...

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