Vietnam has paused Korea chicken imports
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Vietnam has paused Korea chicken imports

Posted by | February 14, 2014 |

According to Veterinary Office Area 6, Korea is one of country export frozen chicken to Vietnam in current. But due to Korea has been occurred avian influenza disease, Vietnam has paused Korea chicken imports.

According to the Livestock Department, in 2013, the volume of live livestock estimated reach 4.3 million tonnes, increased by 1.49% compared to 2012, in which the volume of live pig has reached 3.2 million tonnes, increased by 1.8%; volume of live chicken has reached 747,000 tonnes, increased by 2.4%; volume of live buffalo has reached 85,300 tonnes, decreased by 3.5%; volume of live cow has reached 285,000 tonnes, decreased by 2.9% compared to 2012. In summary, the volume of Vietnam live livestock has increased in 2013 because livestock disease has been controlled.

Michael Boddington from Asian Agribusiness Consulting (AAC) has been involved in agribusiness in Asia since 2000. AAC has office both in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City and China Beijing. So AAC has a thorough understanding of the Viet Nam and China livestock industry and produces up-to-date research reports on the market. We can offer insights on supply and demand trends and comments on the future structure of Asian agribusiness. If you would like to know more please email