Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes World

Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes

Rice exports may fall below 8 million tonnes for 2019, with this year's prospects still uncertain because of a slew of risk factors such as the continued strong baht, natural disasters and emerging new rice exporters like Myanmar and China, local media reported.
Vietnam to promote shrimp exports to EU next year Business

Vietnam to promote shrimp exports to EU next year

The EU is a potential market for Vietnam's shrimp industry next year because it is the largest shrimp market in the world, while the shrimp production of this bloc has not met its demand, according to domestic seafood experts.
Coffee exports suffer strong drops Business

Coffee exports suffer strong drops

Coffee exports in November saw a 13.9 percent decrease in volume to 120,000 tonnes, earning 207 million USD, a drop of 20.4 percent compared to the same period last year.
Poor logistics system hinders agricultural products’ trade Business

Poor logistics system hinders agricultural products’ trade

Despite being considered as the driving force of Vietnam’s economic growth, agriculture has been held back by an incomplete logistics system which fails to ensure quality and connect farms with markets, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Exporters urged to properly prepare for CPTPP Business

Exporters urged to properly prepare for CPTPP

Whether Vietnamese enterprises can cash on the opportunity brought by the CPTPP to increase exports of garments, footwear, timber products, and beverages depends on their preparation, experts said.
Tra fish exports to Russia slump Business

Tra fish exports to Russia slump

Export revenue of tra fish to the Russian market in the first 10 months of this year fell 31 percent compared to last year to 12.5 million USD, reported the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).