Vietnam imports 66,000 tonnes of meat in two months

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Vietnam imported nearly 66,000 tonnes of meat in the first two months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Of which, pork imports reached 13,816 tonnes, an increase of 150 per cent over the same period of 2019. The largest pork import volume was from Canada, accounting for 33.06 per cent of the total pork imports. Following was Germany (accounting for 25.4 per cent), Brazil (16.1 per cent), Poland (15.8 per cent) and the US (7.8 per cent).

Meanwhile, the nation imported 12,459 tonnes of beef and 12,934 tonnes of buffalo meat during the first two months. All buffalo meat imports came from India and beef was imported mainly from the US, Australia and Canada.

It bought 26,656 tonnes of poultry meat from abroad in the first two months, mainly from the US, South Korea and Brazil.

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