In 2020, the African Swine Fever (ASF) epidemic in Vietnam caused a loss of about 86,000 pigs, equivalent to 1.5 percent of the culled pigs in 2019. ASF outbreaks continue to recur but most of them are sporadic, small-scale, and quickly contained.
On May 3, 2021, the Bahraini Animal Control & Health Directorate (ACHD) notified FAS/Riyadh that U.S. poultry products will be allowed into the local market indefinitely on the previously followed protocol.
As companies introduce higher-quality products and make improvements in e-commerce and delivery services, U.S. suppliers can grab a share of a growing market by introducing shelf-stable and frozen ready meals.
This report provides an unofficial translation of Vietnam’s National Standard for Chilled Meat - Part 3: Poultry Meat (TCVN 12429-3:2021) issued under the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology’s Decision No. 209/QD-BKHCN dated February 3, 2021.