14-03-2014 02:17 AM | Australia

Vietnam investing millions to take Australian cattle

The booming live cattle trade to Vietnam is driving huge investment in Vietnamese abattoirs and feedlots.

Companies are spending millions of dollars on infrastructure, so they can cater for the extra supply, and also meet the animal welfare standards enforced by Australia (ESCAS).

Importing company Ket Phat Thinh (KPT) owns five feedlots and two abattoirs and is in the middle of building another feedlot, capable of handing 10,000 head.
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