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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...

Sabah district slated as pig production hub

The Tongod district in Sabah, Malaysia is set to become the pork production hub for Apac when a 500-acre pig farm in Kampung Entilibon...

Sabah leads Malaysia’s fisheries exports

Sabah remains the leading fisheries exporter in Malaysia, contributing between USD 133-204 million yearly. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Jeffrey Kitingan told the state...

Sabah allocates USD16.9m for livestock sector

Sabah in Malaysia has allocated USD 16.85 million for the local veterinary services department to implement programs for the livestock sector. These include increasing...

Sabah has potential for pork export

The East Malaysian state of Sabah has potential to become a pork meat exporter. “Sabah’s proximity to the Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong makes...

Sabah considers buying pork from West Malaysia

Sabah state authorities are considering buying pork from West Malaysia. James Ratib, State Agriculture and Fisheries Assistant Minister, said this could reduce dependency on...

High prices pull down Sabah pork consumption

Sabah’s pork consumption could be decreasing as high prices hit the East Malaysian state. “Compared to pork production and consumption in Sarawak, Sabah’s market...

Sabah’s bearded pig population bounces back

Sabah’s bearded pig population, native to the East Malaysian state, is bouncing back as the ASF epidemic eases. The virus was first detected in...

Consumers complain of tight egg supply in Sabah

Consumers in Sabah, East Malaysia are complaining of tight egg supply despite reassurances from the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry. The Star newspaper reported that...

Sabah seeks devolution of DVS guidelines

A Malaysian lawmaker in Sabah has called for devolution of the federal veterinary department’s (DVS) guidelines governing how pork goods are allowed into the...

Sabah beefs up surveillance to prevent entry of FMD

Authorities in Sabah, Malaysia are working to prevent the entry of the FMD virus, which has been spreading in neighboring Indonesia. State Agriculture and...

Sawit Kinabalu aims for beef self-sufficiency for Sabah

Sawit Kinabalu Group in Sabah, Malaysia is developing an integrated cattle breeding center in Tawau to increase the state’s self-sufficiency for beef by 2026....

Sabah consumers calls for price cap on pork

A consumer group in Sabah, East Malaysia has asked the government to place a price cap on pork, as prices have risen  from USD...

Sabah govt to defer sales tax on seafood exports

The state government of Sabah, East Malaysia has agreed to defer until June 2022 a new sales tax imposed on seafood exports. “The tax...

Sabah primes area for pig production and exports

The government of Sabah, Malaysia is priming Tongod to become a Pig Farming Area (PFA), as it looks to explore export markets. It has...

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