Business

Best rice trading businesses honoured

Twenty-four business trademarks, 18 product trademarks, and notable rice exporters received awards at the closing ceremony of the country’s first Rice Festival in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on Dec.1.
Hau Giang calls for investment Business

Hau Giang calls for investment

The People’s Committee of southern Hau Giang province granted 11 investment licences to investors and signed memorandum of understandings with others totalling 34.8 trillion VND (1.93 billion USD).
Business

Seminar seeks measures to step up rice exports

Representatives from more than 100 rice import-export businesses both at home and abroad attended a seminar in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang to discuss ways of boosting Vietnamese rice exports.
Society

Festival honours rice growers: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung applauded the country’s first Rice Festival for heightening the values of the age-old rice civilization and honouring rice growers while addressing the festival’s opening ceremony in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang on Nov. 28.
Business

Seminar looks into breeding pangasius

The social and environmental impacts of pangasius farming should be taken into account in developing a sustainable model for the Mekong Delta, a seminar heard last week.
Business

Rice exchange to begin transactions

The first rice trading floor in Vietnam will debut in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang during Vietnam’s first ever Rice Festival at the end of this month.
Business

Rice export volume rises 33%

Rice exports increased in volume but declined in value in the first 10 months of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Exports reached 5.37 million tonnes, earning 2.39 billion USD, an increase of 33.23 percent in volume but a fall of 7.65 percent in value compared with the same period last year.
Society

Website launched to promote rice festival

An official website was launched on October 9 to provide information about the Vietnamese rice festival, which will be held in the southern Mekong delta province of Hau Giang.
Culture - Sports

Festival highlights wet rice culture

Vietnam will hold its first Rice Festival in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang from November 26 to 30 to introduce to the world the country’s wet rice civilisation – an essential part of its culture.
Business

Rice exports reach 4.4 mllion tonnes

More than 4.4 million tonnes of rice were exported in the first eight months of the year, up 41.93 percent over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

The free-on-board export value was more than 1.8 billion USD, down 3.64 percent on the same period last year.

Border trade zone draws thousands Business

Border trade zone draws thousands

The official opening of the Tinh Bien Commercial Zone in An Giang Province on August 22 coincides with a festival to promote high quality Vietnamese goods in the Tinh Bien area that borders Cambodia.
Business

Seafood processing plant built in Hau Giang

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai attended the ground breaking ceremony for the Minh Phu-Hau Giang seafood processing plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on Aug. 17.