EVFTA smooths the way for Vietnamese farm produce Business

EVFTA smooths the way for Vietnamese farm produce

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, at its core, aims to liberalise both tariff and non-tariff barriers on key exports of both sides over a period of 10 years. For Vietnam, tariff eliminations will benefit key export industries, including agricultural products such as rice, seafood, and coffee, among others. Localities with key export items are now confident of tapping into the opportunities.
Market diversification proves effective for fruit industry Videos

Market diversification proves effective for fruit industry

The first half of this year saw an overall 15% fall in the exportation of fruit but increases in major, high-end markets. This shows that, despite the difficulties, the local fruit industry still has potential if companies know how to diverse markets to sustain growth.
Fruit, veggie exports decline in January Business

Fruit, veggie exports decline in January

Vietnam exported over 280 million USD worth of fruit and vegetables in January, a year-on-year decline of 20.6 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Tay Ninh custard apple farmers embrace VietGAP standards Business

Tay Ninh custard apple farmers embrace VietGAP standards

The southeastern province of Tay Ninh, the country’s largest custard apple producer, is growing the fruit to good agricultural practice (GAP) standards such as VietGAP and Global GAP to meet the market demand and improve farmers’ incomes.
Binh Thuan province sees jump in seafood catch Business

Binh Thuan province sees jump in seafood catch

The south-central province of Binh Thuan has caught and bred more than 100,000 tonnes of fish and other seafood products in the first half of the year, up 2.02 percent against the same period in 2018.
Ben Tre to expand farming of key aquatic species Business

Ben Tre to expand farming of key aquatic species

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will invest more than 2.5 trillion VND (107.5 million USD) by 2030 to develop key aquatic species like black tiger shrimp, white-legged shrimp and tra fish, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
66 million USD invested in Dak Lak hi-tech agricultural park complex Business

66 million USD invested in Dak Lak hi-tech agricultural park complex

The Dak Lak People’s Committee and Hung Nhon Group from southern Binh Phuoc province and De Heus Group from the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Buon Ma Thuot city on May 28 on the construction of a hi-tech agricultural park complex in the Central Highland province.