Moscow, Russia-based agri-food firm, Miratorg Agribusiness Holding, has announced it will invest more than 370 million rubles (RUB; US$5.7 million at current exchange rates) this year in the purchase of special vehicles to support its growing pig production division, and the firm is set to export poultry meat to China.
With an eye on the opportunities offered by the further development of the aquaculture sector, the government of the Southeast Asian island nation of Brunei Darussalam is hoping to attract new investors.
With African swine fever (ASF) apparently spreading rapidly across northern Vietnam, the government is working on stronger measures to control the disease, while new outbreaks have been confirmed in China, Romania and Russia, as well as among the European wild boar population.
With a sudden increase in confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF), national and local authorities are stepping up control measures to slow down the spread of the virus. New outbreaks have also been reported in domestic pigs in China, Romania and Ukraine, and among the European wild boar population.