Meat processing at Vissan Company. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork market for Tet holidays: plentiful supply, unstable prices

Pork supply remains plentiful in markets, and the demand for pork has decreased. Pig farmers have been repopulating pig herds to serve the needs of the people during the festive season. There is, obviously, no shortage of pork, but the prices of pork have increased sharply.
Pork products on shelves. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has founded a group to inspect the pork market to figure out problems that caused failures in cooling domestic pork prices. — VNA/VNS Photo

Group set up to inspect pork market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has founded a group to inspect the pork market which saw prices at high levels since the end of 2019 despite the Government’s effort to increase supply to make up for the drops caused by African swine fever.
Pig repopulation sluggish due to shortage of piglets

Pig repopulation sluggish due to shortage of piglets

The Department of Statistics of Dong Nai Province informed that by the end of June this year, the total pig herd of the province merely reached 2.03 million pigs, down 18 percent compared to that before the African swine fever epidemic.
A delegation led by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development visits pig farms in My Duc Commune in Hai Phong City. (Photo: SGGP)

11 million piglets to be provided for repopulation in Q4

Visiting farms raising breeding pigs for the recovery of pig farming in My Duc Commune in An Lao District in Hai Phong City on July 7, Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said that repopulation is the only sustainable solution to create food supply and in the fourth quarter, there will be 11 million piglets for the market.