“…The study provides in-depth analysis of the trends in consumption, production, and trade as well as markets structure in the livestock sector. Viet Nam’s livestock sector has low competiveness, featuring mostly small scale farming and production, heavy dependence on imported breeds and feeds, common disease-stricken problems, limited slaughter hygiene and food safety and environmental pollution.
These features are prominent across all livestock sub-sectors such as swine, poultry, cattle, milk and diary. They cause low productivity, production output and the increasing need for imports from TPP countries, especially the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and some AEC countries such as Thailand.
Livestock domestic production will face further and fiercer competition when Viet Nam integrate deeper into the regional and world economies and specifically when TPP is expected to come into effects in 2016…”
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