MM Mega Market said there is imported pork at the supermarket chain, but the amount is very small, just accounting for 3 percent. This means that 97 percent of pork available there is from domestic sources. Tran Van Minh, a merchant at Tan Xuan Market, also said that the high price has cut pork sales. The meat supply has improved thanks to the live pigs imported from Thailand. In addition, frozen pork is akso available at some big markets. … [Read more...] about Where is all the imported pork?
Classical swine fever
CPI in December 2019 rose sharply to 5.4 per cent on-year and 1.4 per cent month-on-month as a result of the fallout from the spread of African swine fever. It is estimated that during the first quarter of the year, CPI skyrocketed due to both the long Tet holiday and the rise in the price of oil prices due to geopolitics tensions. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s Macroeconomic Report-Fourth Quarter 2019 unveiled
A research group of the VERP forecast the country’s economic growth could reach 6.33 percent in the first quarter of 2020. (Photo for illustration) According to the group, Vietnam’s economic outlook in the long run will depend on the attraction of the foreign direct investment (FDI), the removal of institutional barriers, the improvement of business environment, and the equitisation of State-owned enterprises. … [Read more...] about Vietnam strives to achieve socio-economic growth targets in 2020
According to the report, the industrial and construction sector, the biggest pillar of 2019’s growth, was expected to face difficulties with a quiet real estate market. Meanwhile, the agricultural, forestry and fishery sector grew slowly due to severe weather and the African swine fever outbreak. … [Read more...] about Economists warn GDP growth target a challenge
A customer inspects items at a Co.opmart supermarket. Sales at many supermarkets have soared by up to 30% as the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, is just over a week away – PHOTO: TAN THANH HCMC – Sales at many supermarkets have soared by up to 30% as the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, is just over a week away. In particular, the demand for beef and chicken has surged because of the rising pork price, triggered by African swine fever. … [Read more...] about Supermarkets crowded ahead of Tet