Shrimp exports projected to up 9.8 percent to 3.7 billion USD this year Business

Shrimp exports projected to up 9.8 percent to 3.7 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s shrimp exports are forecast to reach 3.7 billion USD this year, posting an year-on-year increase of 9.8 percent, fuelled by the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which facilitated export to the EU markets, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Footwear exports to the US set for tough year Business

Footwear exports to the US set for tough year

Footwear exports to the US have been forecast to struggle in the remaining months of this year due to falling demand, though it recorded a 10 percent increase in revenue in the first quarter of the year.
Bac Giang enjoys early harvest of “thieu” lychee Business

Bac Giang enjoys early harvest of “thieu” lychee

The northern province of Bac Giang had harvested 16,735 tonnes of “thieu” lychee as of June 1, with prices ranging from 25,000 VND to 45,000 VND (1.08 USD to 1.95 USD) per kilogram, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam ready to stabilise price of rice, pork Business

Vietnam ready to stabilise price of rice, pork

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked rice traders to strictly maintain a reserve equivalent to at least five percent of their export volume in the six most recent months as well as enhancing efforts of price stabilisation in the domestic market amid ongoing global uncertainties.
Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox Society

Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox

Digitisation of farming is inevitable and Vietnam should embrace it to resolve the agricultural paradox of producing more while preserving natural resources and to grab the opportunities brought by free trade agreements, experts have said.
Vietnamese, Russian firms seek to foster trade ties Business

Vietnamese, Russian firms seek to foster trade ties

Vietnam and Russia boast a lot of potential for stronger trade cooperation in various areas, especially agriculture and technology, heard participants at the Vietnam-Russia trade exchange programme in Ho Chi Minh City on September 17.