Geographical indication of Binh Thuan dragon fruit protected in Japan Business

Geographical indication of Binh Thuan dragon fruit protected in Japan

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has recently granted a Geographical Indication certification for dragon fruit grown in the south central province of Binh Thuan of Vietnam after three years the Binh Thuan Dragon Fruit Association had submitted the application for the status in Japan.
GI certificate – a booster for lychee exports Business

GI certificate – a booster for lychee exports

Obtaining a certificate of Geographical Indication (GI) helps facilitate the export of thieu lychee to fastidious international markets like Japan, according to Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong.
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.
Phu Tho builds trademarks for local farm specialities Business

Phu Tho builds trademarks for local farm specialities

The northern mountainous province of Phu Tho is pursuing the policy of developing agriculture, with one of the priorities being building trademarks for local farm specialities, some of which have long been known wide and far inside Vietnam.
Thailand has more than 100 products registered in GI World

Thailand has more than 100 products registered in GI

Thailand's Ministry of Commerce has registered more than 100 products for Geographical Indication (GI), representingg over four billion baht in commercial value, following the Prime Minister’s policy to create value-added local products.
Ngoc Linh ginseng gets expanded GI recognition Business

Ngoc Linh ginseng gets expanded GI recognition

The Intellectual Property Agency of Vietnam, under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has expanded recognition of the Geographical Indication (GI) of Ngoc Linh for ginseng root products grown in 15 communes of Quang Nam and Kon Tum provinces.
Ministries to promote GI products Business

Ministries to promote GI products

The Industry and Trade, the Agriculture and Rural Development and the Science and Technology have signed a coordination agreement on construction and management of geographical indication (GI).
Binh Dinh strives to deal with EU “yellow card” Society

Binh Dinh strives to deal with EU “yellow card”

The fishery sector of central Binh Dinh province has employed solutions to prevent local fishermen from violating waters of regional countries, helping deal with the “yellow card” issued by the European Commission (EC), a provincial official has said.