Danish food exporters target fast growing Vietnam, Philippines

Denmark is making a push to sell its food and other products in new southeast Asian markets to offset the negative impact of the Russian food boycott and low European food prices, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release.

Photo: Pig Research Centre, Denmark

Photo: Pig Research Centre, Denmark

“The Russian import ban hurts,” said Mogens Jensen, minister of trade and development. “But we are helping to open to open new markets for Danish export companies and special food in Vietnam and the Philippines, which have high growth rates of six to seven percent and a great demand for pork.”

Jensen is heading an export visit starting January 19, along with 20 companies, to both countries to boost sales.

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