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Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

Society

Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

Poverty alleviation and hunger eradication has been a consistent priority for Vietnam and the country is committed to achieving these goals in cooperation with the international community, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said in Hanoi on December 13.

Fertilizer exports see strong growth

Business

Fertilizer exports see strong growth

From a fertilizer importer, Vietnam has become an exporter of the product, with 892,000 tonnes shipped abroad in 11 months of this year for 277 million USD, a year on year increase of 34.5 percent in volume and 43 percent in value.

Aquaculture output scales up 8 percent

Business

Aquaculture output scales up 8 percent

Aquaculture output in the first 11 months of 2017 totalled more than 3.5 million tonnes, up 8 percent from the same time last year, as estimated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam tuna exports exceed yearly target

Business

Vietnam tuna exports exceed yearly target

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP)’s target of 524 million USD in tuna exports for the year has been completed early as the figure already hit 541 million USD as of November.