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Miratorg further developing pork, poultry businesses

Company says it is the first Russian company to export poultry to China
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.
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Brunei ministry calls for aquaculture investors

Country seeks self-sufficiency in aquaculture sector, as well as more potential for exports
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.
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Avian flu outbreaks reported on three continents

New cases of the virus have been confirmed in poultry in Bulgaria, Egypt, Iran, Taiwan, and Vietnam
There have been new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry in Bulgaria, Egypt, Iran, Taiwan, and Vietnam, as well as in commercial ostriches in a new region of South Africa.
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Vietnam tightens up African swine fever measures

New cases of the disease have been confirmed in China, Romania, Russia
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.
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Vietnam sets up internal border checks for ASF control

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.
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