The animal husbandry industry has set an average growth target of 4 to 5 per cent per year from 2020 to 2025, and 3-4 per cent in 2026-2030.
The agricultural sector has maintained growth in the first half of this year despite facing difficulties, especially the African swine fever epidemic which had a heavy impact on the domestic animal husbandry sector.
The Department of Livestock Husbandry has said intensive efforts would be made to boost exports of animal products this year.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to help raise Việt Nam’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 1.3 per cent, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Phùng Đức Tiến, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks to Nông Thông Ngày Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper on the role played by enterprises in the development of animal husbandry
Việt Nam has reported no new cases of human infection with avian influenza viruses since the second half of 2014, an agriculture official said.