Thailand and Vietnam agree on live pig trade protocols

June 22, 2020

by Chakrit Ridmontri – Only pig farms in Thailand that are GAP-certified will be eligible to export commercial pigs to Vietnam, said Dr Wacharapon Chotiyaputta, Director of Division of International Livestock Cooperation. He told Asian Agribiz that both Thailand and Vietnam have finalized qualifications of pig farms and quarantine procedures for live pig trade between the two nations. Apart from GMP certification, the two parties have also agreed on a list of disease and feed additives that pigs for export must be free of.