Rice exports see sharp drop due to market difficulty Business

Rice exports see sharp drop due to market difficulty

Vietnam exported 353,000 tonnes of rice for 156 million USD, raising total exported volume in January-November to 4.54 million tonnes with a value of 2 billion USD, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Former agriculture minister honoured Society

Former agriculture minister honoured

The International Rice Research Institute has honoured former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat for his “ardent support” to the Vietnam-IRRI collaboration.
Vietnam to suspend raw cotton import from Ghana Business

Vietnam to suspend raw cotton import from Ghana

Vietnam is bound to suspend the import of raw cotton from Ghana as dozens of cotton containers from this African country were contaminated with a pest species subject to Vietnam’s plant quarantine.
Rice shipments drop in nine months Business

Rice shipments drop in nine months

Vietnam shipped abroad some 3.76 million tonnes of rice worth 1.69 billion USD between January and September, dropping 16.4 percent in volume and 12.5 percent in value from a year earlier.
Agriculture must be restructured: minister Society

Agriculture must be restructured: minister

Nguyen Xuan Cuong, newly-appointed Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks to the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about his resolve to reorganise the farming sector.
Government aims to lift agricultural exports Business

Government aims to lift agricultural exports

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is striving to tackle falling exports of major farm products to assure it reaches its goal of 30 bln USD in agro-forestry-fishery export revenues.