World Food Day 2020 observed in Hanoi Society

World Food Day 2020 observed in Hanoi

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam held a ceremony on October 15 to mark World Food Day 2020 (October 16) and the 75th anniversary of the FAO.
Bright prospects for fisheries sector in final quarter Business

Bright prospects for fisheries sector in final quarter

The COVID-19 pandemic could provide a good opportunity for the Vietnamese fisheries sector to increase its share in oversea markets, especially with foreign rivals engulfed by lockdowns or other forms of restrictions, experts have said.
EVFTA opens “big door” for Vietnamese rice to enter EU market Business

EVFTA opens “big door” for Vietnamese rice to enter EU market

With the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the EU will completely liberalise trade in broken rice, and will reduce the tax rate to zero percent for Vietnamese rice products after three to five years. This is a great opportunity for Vietnamese rice to compete in the EU market.
Rice industry must diversify products: experts Business

Rice industry must diversify products: experts

Despite having great potential, Vietnamese rice-based products remain rudimentary and unpolished, severely hampering their ability to compete on the global market, according to industry experts.
Vietnamese rice takes bite out of global market Business

Vietnamese rice takes bite out of global market

Vietnam’s rice exports have expanded during the pandemic to surpass rival Thailand in price for the first time in three decades, leading experts to suggest the sector should consolidate its position.
Pig imports push domestic pork prices down Business

Pig imports push domestic pork prices down

Efficient reproduction of pigs and enhancing imports of frozen pork and live pigs have made prices of live hogs fall, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).