New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister Society

New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister

Middle-income trap, climate change and international economic integration are posing great challenges to agriculture, farmers and rural areas in Vietnam, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said at a conference held in Hanoi on October 5.
Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister Business

Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister

Overcoming tariff barriers doesn’t mean Vietnamese good and services can easily enter the European Union (EU), but they still have to satisfy strict non-tariff requirements of what is one of the world’s most demanding markets, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019 Business

Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019

The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39 percent in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, impacts from US-China trade war, unfavourable weather, and especially the African swine fever.
FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture Business

FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create opportunities for Vietnam to boost agricultural exports and improve the capacity of the domestic farming sector, heard a conference in Hanoi on June 26.
MARD plans to develop more quality plant and animal breeds Business

MARD plans to develop more quality plant and animal breeds

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will continue to develop breeding sources for the agriculture sector according to the needs of the market, said Minister of Agriculture Nguyen Xuan Cuong at a workshop held on June 24 to review the seed production plan.
Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern Politics

Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh made clear a number of issues of public concern following the part of the question-and-answer session on culture, sports and tourism during the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 6.
Solutions to curb African swine fever discussed Health

Solutions to curb African swine fever discussed

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong chaired a meeting in Hanoi on March 14 to discuss solutions to curb and prevent further outbreaks of the African swine fever (ASF), which is developing and likely to spread wildly.