The number of active African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks in Romania continues to remain high. At the end of October 2021, there was a 43 percent surge in the number of outbreaks from the same time in 2020.
On September 23, 2021, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) published its Interim Implementation Plan to Manage Swine Production Capacity which provides management targets for the swine sector.
Egypt maintains herd size with slight increases at 10 million head. Egypt continues to put polices in place to increase the animal production, however, the government hasn’t met their target yet, mostly due to instable input costs.