Eight-month rice exports down Business

Eight-month rice exports down

Vietnam exported about 4.54 million tonnes of rice for nearly 2 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, up 0.3 percent in volume but down 14.9 percent in value from a year earlier, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade).
Veggie, fruit exports rise 3.9 percent in H1 Business

Veggie, fruit exports rise 3.9 percent in H1

Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit export value hit 2.06 billion USD in the first six months of 2019, up 3.9 percent year-on-year, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Solutions employed to fulfil fishing targets Business

Solutions employed to fulfil fishing targets

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked relevant agencies and coastal localities to employ solutions to fulfill targets set for the fishing season from April through September.
Vietnam’s tea exports edge up 15.4 percent in Q1 Business

Vietnam’s tea exports edge up 15.4 percent in Q1

Vietnam exported 26,000 tonnes of tea in the first quarter of 2019, earning turnover of 45 million USD, up 2.1 percent in volume and 15.4 percent in value year on year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) has announced.
Domestic cassava industry faces big hurdles Business

Domestic cassava industry faces big hurdles

Cassava processors are facing difficulties due to a raw material shortage and, especially, tightening of overland imports and erection of barriers to imports of farm produce by China, their largest export market.
Pepper export value drops under 1 billion USD  Business

Pepper export value drops under 1 billion USD

Vietnamese farmers and businesses are worrying as pepper export revenue is expected to drop to under 1 billion USD in 2018 for the first time after four years despite strong increases in shipments.
Shoppers have quality taste Business

Shoppers have quality taste

With increasing incomes, consumers are paying greater attention to products of high quality and health foods, and producers and distributors need to focus on such products, a forum on Vietnamese high quality foods and agricultural products heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 20.
Vegetable, fruit export growth slows down Business

Vegetable, fruit export growth slows down

The growth of vegetable and fruit exports slowed down significantly this year but the target of reaching 10 billion USD in revenue in 2025 was still within reach, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Deep processing needed to raise value of coffee: experts Business

Deep processing needed to raise value of coffee: experts

To increase the value of coffee beans and gain higher economic profits, Vietnam should focus investment in the deep processing industry and in technical production solutions, said experts at an international seminar on sustainable development for the Vietnamese coffee sector.
Veggie exports hit 3.5 billion USD in 11 months Business

Veggie exports hit 3.5 billion USD in 11 months

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable export value hit 3.5 billion USD in the first 11 months of 2018, up 11.6 percent year-on-year, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Firms aim to boost official farm exports to China Business

Firms aim to boost official farm exports to China

Many Vietnamese firms want to boost exports of agricultural products to China via official channels to gain higher value and avoid risks from unofficial cross-border trade, but face a number of difficulties in seeking to bring their trade above-board.