Vietnam expands export markets for farm produce Business

Vietnam expands export markets for farm produce

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is coordinating with other ministries, agencies and associations to organise a range of trade promotion activities, aiming to expand export markets for agricultural products, especially key staples.
Promising future for rice exporters Business

Promising future for rice exporters

Vietnamese rice exports are expected to grow stronger by the end of the year after a brief lulling period, said Tran Van Cong, Deputy Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Rice exports to Russia shoots up 700 percent Business

Rice exports to Russia shoots up 700 percent

Vietnam exported more than 14,700 tonnes of rice worth 5.56 million USD to Russia in the first five months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 707 percent in volume and 662.6 percent in value,
Vietnam’s rice exports plunge Business

Vietnam’s rice exports plunge

ietnam's rice exports in the first half of the year fell by 32 percent over the same period last year, mostly due to competition from other countries, the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has said.
Agriculture sector’s 7-month exports plunge Business

Agriculture sector’s 7-month exports plunge

Export turnover earned by the agro-forestry-fishery sector was estimated at 16.93 billion USD in the first seven months of 2015, an annual drop of 3.6 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
FDI firms encouraged to invest in agriculture Business

FDI firms encouraged to invest in agriculture

Vietnam has called on foreign direct investment firms to further invest in agricultural product and food processing to balance trade and take full the country’s advantages, said a senior official from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.