Pork imports nearly triple

By Thi Ha   December 6, 2021 | 08:32 pm PT
Pork imports nearly triple
Imported pork on sale on Le Duc Tho Road, Go Vap District, HCMC. Photo by VnExpress/Thi Ha
Frozen pork imports nearly tripled in the first 10 months of this year to 332,000 tons, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Also imported were 350,000 pigs on the hoof from Thailand, a 50 percent increase year-on-year.

Together they cost US$617 million. Its five biggest pork suppliers were Russia, Germany, Brazil, the Netherlands, and Canada.

Vietnam also imported 50,000 tons of beef worth $220 million, half of it from Australia, the department added.

Over 800 enterprises from 19 markets have been allowed to export pork to Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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