November 1, 2021


Vietnam's pig herd grows 5% compared to 2020



Vietnam's total pig herd has reached over 28 million head, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.


Sixteen large livestock enterprises account for approximately 23% of the country's total pig herd, with six million head.


Pork production during January-September 2021 reached about 2.9 million tonnes (live).


From January to August of 2021, Vietnam imported 112,000 tonnes of pork. This is approximately half of the total amount of pork imported for all of 2020 when 225,000 tonnes of pork were imported.


- Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Vietnam)

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