Rice export revenue suffers from price drop Business

Rice export revenue suffers from price drop

Vietnam exported 5.56 million tonnes of rice and brought home 2.43 billion USD in the first 10 months of 2019, up 6.1 percent in volume but down 9.1 percent in value over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Abundant chances remain in Chinese market for Vietnamese exporters Business

Abundant chances remain in Chinese market for Vietnamese exporters

There is room for Vietnamese exporters to further exploit the Chinese market, said Tran Van Cong, Vice Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, at a conference in Can Tho city on October 30.
Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe Business

Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe

The recent signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to take effect from early 2020, has opened the door wider for Vietnamese farm produce to make inroads into the more than 500-million people strong market.
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).
Seafood exports nears 4 billion USD in first half Business

Seafood exports nears 4 billion USD in first half

Vietnam’s seafood export turnover in June reached 794 million USD, raising the total value for the first half of the year to nearly 4 billion USD, up 0.3 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
Aquatic businesses feel windfall from CPTPP Business

Aquatic businesses feel windfall from CPTPP

Aquatic businesses have begun to feel the windfall from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which came into force in Vietnam from January 14, 2019.
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.
Processing key to perking up added value for Vietnamese coffee Business

Processing key to perking up added value for Vietnamese coffee

Vietnam will process more than 25 percent of its total coffee beans by 2020 to increase the value and build brands for Vietnamese coffee products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).