avian influenza

China grants 2,426 product codes to Vietnamese enterprises

China grants 2,426 product codes to Vietnamese enterprises

According to the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC) Decree 248 and Decree 249, Vietnamese enterprises that want to export agricultural products and food to the Chinese market must register and be granted codes for food safety monitoring. By December, China has granted 2,426 product codes to Vietnamese enterprises to export to this market.
Enterprises concerned about losing export momentum

Enterprises concerned about losing export momentum

Total import and export turnover in the first eight months of the year reached US$497 billion, of which export turnover hit $250 billion, up 9.1 percent over the same period last year. However, many enterprises are concerned that technical barriers put up by import markets, combined with a sharp decrease in purchasing power, have had a significant impact on export activities.
Illustrative photo (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC making efforts to revive Covid-19 hit tourism

At a meeting with leaders of HCMC People's Committee yesterday, businesses and agencies put forward many solutions to revive the tourism industry of the city which has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.  
PM requests to adopt measures against avian flu

PM requests to adopt measures against avian flu

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in his document requested chairpersons in cities and provinces having avian flu to mobilize all sources to curb outbreaks of the disease.
Chickens are illegally sold in a street in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Sales of live poultry still rampant in streets in HCMC

Though Ho Chi Minh City authorities have made efforts to curb illegal sales and slaughter of poultry in sidewalks in districts to prevent potential spread of an avian influenza epidemic, the situation has not been improved in the year-end.
Pork prices remain at high levels

Pork prices remain at high levels

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the amount of imported pork has increased heavily but the prices of pork in the market are still hovering at high levels.
A farmer in Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province takes care of poultry to prevent avian influenza. — VNA/VNS Photo

Localities put on alert for livestock diseases

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on ministries, Government agencies and local authorities nationwide to roll out precautionary measures to stop poultry and cattle diseases.
Vietnam takes heed of A/H5N1 prevention

Vietnam takes heed of A/H5N1 prevention

The National Steering Committee for Combating Smuggling, Commercial Fraud and Counterfeit Goods (National Steering Committee No. 389) yesterday warned of the possible spread of avian influenza A(H5N1) from China to Vietnam, adding the high possibility of avian influenza A(H5N1) spread to human.
H5N6 strikes Vietnam’s 2,000 poultry

H5N6 strikes Vietnam’s 2,000 poultry

Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the central province of Phu Yen Dao Ly Nhi said more highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in poultry with H5N6 striking one commercial layer farms in Phu Hoa District, infecting 2,000 poultry.

A quarantine official disinfects an ambulance in the vicinity of a layer chicken farm in the city of Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, on Jan. 4, 2018, where the quarantine authorities confirmed an outbreak of an avian influenza virus. (Yonhap)

Poultry farm near Seoul cleared of avian influenza

Samples from a poultry farm in the city of Gimpo, west of Seoul, tested negative for avian influenza viruses, city officials said Monday, amid a widespread outbreak of the avian influenza in the country's southwestern duck farming region.
A truck is disinfecting a chicken farm in Pocheon, 45 kilometers north of Seoul, on Jan. 3, 2018, after it reported a suspected case of avian influenza. (Yonhap)

Bird flu detected at chicken farm in Gyeonggi Province

 A chicken farm in Gyeonggi Province reported a suspected case of avian influenza (AI) on Wednesday, prompting quarantine officials to impose a temporary ban on poultry transportation in the region.