New ASF vaccine nears export status

New ASF vaccine nears export status

The major success in producing the world’s first vaccine to fight against African swine fever is expected to usher in an opportunity for Vietnam to export the product overseas.
World’s first vaccine developed for ASF

World’s first vaccine developed for ASF

Vietnam has successfully developed a vaccine to administer to pigs to fight African swine fever, with the aim of becoming the first country in the world to commercially produce and export it.
Vietnam steps closer to African swine fever vaccine

Vietnam steps closer to African swine fever vaccine

A Vietnamese-made commercial vaccine for African swine fever is expected in the next few months, after long delays.
Vietnam closer to ASF vaccine launch

Vietnam closer to ASF vaccine launch

Vietnam is hoping to launch a commercial vaccine for African swine fever in the next few months, which would make it the first country to succeed in manufacturing a vaccine for the disease, but issues of cost and safety will remain a question for husbandry companies.
ASF vaccine on track for unveiling

ASF vaccine on track for unveiling

The government is placing its faith in a commercial vaccine to African swine fever being available perhaps as soon as the end of the second quarter this year, but issues of cost and safety will linger for some time yet.
Pork imports rise nearly 300 pct in five months

Pork imports rise nearly 300 pct in five months

Vietnam imported about 67,640 tonnes of pork from the start of the year to May 30, a year-on-year surge of 298 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Russian company to export pork to Vietnam

Russian company to export pork to Vietnam

The Russian media said on December 26 that a company in the central province of Kursk has been licensed to export pork to Vietnam, amid limited supply in the domestic market due to African swine fever.
Finance ministry proposes cutting import taxes on chicken, pork

Finance ministry proposes cutting import taxes on chicken, pork

The Ministry of Finance has recently sent Dispatch No.14813/BTC-CST to competent ministries and sectors, suggesting cutting import on chicken and pork products.
Vietnam may lack of 500,000 tonnes of pork before year is over

Vietnam may lack of 500,000 tonnes of pork before year is over

The ASF may put Vietnam 500,000 tonnes short of pork (or 20 per cent of total market demand) by the end of this year, opening the doors for imported meat.
Farms under threat as ASF fails to ease

Farms under threat as ASF fails to ease

The continuing threat of African swine fever is showing no signs of retreating, pushing livestock farming and animal feed production companies into huge difficulties and even danger of ­bankruptcy.
PM requests stepping up fight against African swine fever

PM requests stepping up fight against African swine fever

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a notice to ministries, agencies and authorities of centrally-run cities and provinces urging them to fight the spread of African swine fever. 
Vietnam likens ASF to foreign invasion

Vietnam likens ASF to foreign invasion

The government asked all authorities, large and small, to join the efforts to put a stop to ASF, calling it a matter just as serious as a foreign invasion.
Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever

Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung requested the involvement of the entire political system in the fight against African swine fever during a teleconference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi on May 13.
C.P Vietnam may be impacted by African swine fever

C.P Vietnam may be impacted by African swine fever

C.P Vietnam Corporation may suffer losses due to the fast expansion of African swine fever in northern cities and provinces in Vietnam.
Thai Binh introduces strict control after African swine fever outbreak

Thai Binh introduces strict control after African swine fever outbreak

The transportation of pigs has been restricted in the northern province of Thai Binh following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).