Attaché Report (GAIN)

Romania: African Swine Fever Update

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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Poland: African Swine Fever Situation in Poland

From January 1, 2021, through October 29, Poland’s Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) officially notified 119 African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks on hog farms and 2,278 cases among wild boars.
World Production, Markets, and Trade Report

Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade

This quarterly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
International Agricultural Trade Report

Vietnam: A Feed Importing Powerhouse

Vietnam is an emerging economy in Southeast Asia that has experienced rapid growth and development during the last few decades. As has historically been the case in many countries, growth in animal-based protein consumption has gone hand-in-hand with this economic development.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Bulgaria: Livestock and Products Annual

In 2020 and 2021, Bulgaria made significant progress in the recovery of the national swine herd after African swine fever (ASF) hit the country in 2019.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Philippines: 2021 Livestock and Poultry Annual

Philippine pork production in 2022 is forecast to stay flat at 1.0 million metric tons (MT), as some areas continue to face African Swine Fever outbreaks while others expand operations.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Brazil: Export Opportunities for US Wines

Brazil reached robust sales growth figures for wines in 2020, reaching 380 million liters or 15 percent higher compared to 2019.
Responding to surging pork prices due to African swine fever’s devastating impact on the hog sector, the Philippines has temporarily lowered pork tariff rates and increased the quota volume.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: ASF Detected in Inner Mongolia

On May 12, 2021, China’s Ministry of Agriculture notified the U.S. Embassy in Beijing of the detection of African Swine Fever in Inner Mongolia. China is continuing to monitor the situation.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Bulgaria: Progress Recovering from ASF

In late April, the Government of Bulgaria informed that most large commercial hog farms were once again eligible to ship pork meat to other European Union markets.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Vietnam: African Swine Fever Update

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.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020, the Spanish meat sector overcame initial disruptions and worked at normal capacity to satisfy domestic and export demand.