Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019 Business

Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019

The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39 percent in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, impacts from US-China trade war, unfavourable weather, and especially the African swine fever.
Cultivation targets 21 billion USD in export revenue Business

Cultivation targets 21 billion USD in export revenue

The Department of Crop Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set the goals of 1.7 percent production growth and 21 billion USD in export revenue for the cultivation sector in 2019.
High technology vital to agriculture development Sci-Tech

High technology vital to agriculture development

Developing high-tech agriculture is an important task and also the inevitable trend of Vietnam’s socioeconomic development strategies in the context of deeper international integration, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper said.
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Vietnam restructures rubber industry

The increasing global rubber demand in recent years has encouraged Vietnam, the fifth biggest natural rubber producer in the world in 2012, to restructure the industry to increase export value and improve value chain . Report by the Vietnam Economic News.

Vietnam Rubber Group General Director Tran Ngoc Thuan said that to restructure the industry, implementing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals with small companies, associating with major brands, reducing crude production and diversifying products to improve added-value and ensure sustainable development were needed.