SYDNEY (VNS)— Viet Nam is now importing more live cattle from Australia than ever, according to the South East Asia Livestock Services, one of Australia’s largest exporters.
The Australian Live Export Council estimates that about 20,000 heads of cattle have been exported to the country so far this year, with a large part of them contributed by Queensland cattle producers.
Sid Parker, Manager of the Darwin Port for the South East Asia Livestock Services, said Viet Nam is a crucial market of Australia as it often imports heavy cattle of up to 400 to 500 kilos.-VNS
In the next two to three years, Vietnam will become a major importer of Australian live cattle with about 10,000 heads each year, second only to Indonesia. The remark has been made by Willem Westra van Holthe, Minister of Primary Industry and Fisheries of the Northern Territory Government of Australia. He also expressed his hope that Vietnam will increase the capacity of its abattoirs. Australia exported for the first time 945 live oxen to Vietnam last year and another 1,500 earlier this month, worth nearly 1.5 million USD. A shipment of the same quantity is expected to be agreed on…... [read more]
The company credited the ranking to the country’s capacity to meet requirements of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS). Vietnam is predicted to be a promising market for Australia’s live cattle export, it said. Australia’s Northern Territory hopes to soon sell live buffaloes to Vietnam, which will be able to import up to 60,000 heads a year.... [read more]
Australia ’s export of live cattle to Vietnam soared nearly9,000 percent during the 2011-2012 financial year, according to the Meatand Livestock Australia (MLA). The latest statistics bythe MLA showed that the number of cattle shipped to Vietnam hasrisen from 1,500 to a staggering 131,000 head of cattle over the pastthree years. Chief executive officer of the NorthernTerritory Livestock Exporters Association Ben Hindle said Darwin aloneexported 49,000 head of cattle to Vietnam during the reviewedperiod, up 200 percent year-on-year. In its annual planannounced in January 2014, MLA forecast that exports to Vietnam willsee a slight decline this year. However, the record…... [read more]
Viet Nam imported 27.8 per cent more cattle feed and materials in the first two months of the year than the same period in 2014. — Photo vanvu HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam imported 27.8 per cent more cattle feed and materials in the first two months of the year than the same period in 2014, according to the Viet Nam Trade Information Center (VTIC).Argentina and the US are the country's main cattle feed providers, accounting for 61.6 per cent of the product's total import turnover.Viet Nam imported a total of US$561.7 million in cattle feed - $189.8 million from…... [read more]
Vietnam imported 27.8 percent more cattle feed and materials in thefirst two months of the year than the same period in 2014, according tothe Vietnam Trade Information Center (VTIC). Argentina andthe US are the country's main cattle feed providers, accounting for61.6 percent of the product's total import turnover.Vietnamimported a total of 561.7 million USD in cattle feed, including 189.8million USD from Argentina and 156.2 million USD from the US. Vietnam also imported cattle feed from China, Italia, India, and Thailand as well.Vietnamhas 239 cattle-feed processing factories. Of these, the state owns 180and 59 are joint-venture or foreign direct investment enterprises.-VNA... [read more]
The 2005 Education Law came into force on January 1, 2006 and a decree on guiding the implementation of the law will be issued soon by the Government.Accordingly, the 2005-2006 academic year is the first year to apply the revised Education Law, which contains new features about education socialisation policies.The 2005 Education Law deals with policies for private schools such as land areas for lease and material facilities for lease and incentives on tax and credits.The establishment of private schools with financial support from State to implement policies for learners comprises the correct guidelines of the Party, contributing to developing…... [read more]
This has led to the Drug Administration of Vietnam giving approval forthe Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No 1 to import 77,600doses of Varicella Vaccine-Gcc. "The second dose ofthe vaccine should be administered at least one month after the firstdose, but there was no regulation about the maximum period between thetwo doses. "This means that if children have alreadybeen given the first dose, their parents can feel secure that they have80 percent protection," said Cam. Children who do not receive any dose face a high risk of being hit by the disease. Children's personal things, such as bath towels,…... [read more]
Today however, the beef cattle industry is the third largest money maker in the livestock industry, after pigs and poultry, and as such, makes an important contribution to the rural economy. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the nation’s largest and more advanced beef cattle farms (with herds in excess of 100 head), are mainly located in the south eastern provinces of Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan and in the Central Highlands area.These commercial cattle fattening operations have largely been well funded and primarily aimed at servicing the strong demand for beef that exists in…... [read more]
Currently, Australian beef enjoys a 70 percent market share in Ho Chi Minh City, and this number continues to rise. According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam consumes around 4,000 cows daily, mainly from imported sources. Beef sourced from Australia is on the rise. The reason for the surging imports is strong demand. Vietnam can produce about 370,000 metric tons of beef annually, just enough to serve the areas where the beef is sourced from. In June, the ministry forecast that Vietnam would import around 150,000 heads of cattle from Australia, more than doubling the approximate number of…... [read more]
Traditional and modern Australia to be showcased in VietnamAt the meeting, co-chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh and their Australian counterparts Gillian Bird and Peter Jennings, both sides expressed their delight at the development of the strategic partnership in all fields including diplomacy, national defence, economics, trade, and education-training. Two-way trade in 2011 reached US$4.6 billion, up 12 percent against the previous year.They reaffirmed that Vietnam and Australia will cooperate closely with each other to raise their relations to a new level by continuing to implement the Vietnam-Australia Action Programme…... [read more]