Thailand promotes marketing-led production strategy World

Thailand promotes marketing-led production strategy

The Thai Ministry of Commerce has teamed up with the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to drive a marketing-led production strategy, aiming to upgrade Thailand into a hub of quality agricultural products and food. ​
Entrepreneurs hail ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA Business

Entrepreneurs hail ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA

Many business owners in the southern province of Dong Nai, a major industrial hub in Vietnam, have expressed delight at the National Assembly (NA) ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) on June 8.
Bac Giang seeks to boost export of Yen The hill chicken Business

Bac Giang seeks to boost export of Yen The hill chicken

A workshop to seek measures to boost the production and export of the Yen The hill chicken products, and orientations for enhancing production of farm products and tourism development, has been organised by the Yen The district People’s Committee, northern Bac Giang province.
Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020 World

Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020

The Thai Commerce Ministry has approved a farmers aid fund worth 4.38 billion THB (145 million USD) for the 2020 fiscal year, focusing on rice, tapioca, palm oil, fruit, shrimp, pork, eggs, salt, onions and garlic.
Philippines benefits from global trade tensions World

Philippines benefits from global trade tensions

The Philippines has gained from the trade war between the US and China, according to a review of export data of the country in the first seven months of 2019 by Maybank Kim Eng analysts.
Agro-forestry-fishery export earns 26.6 billion USD in 8 months Business

Agro-forestry-fishery export earns 26.6 billion USD in 8 months

The agro-forestry-fishery sector raked in an estimate 3.64 billion USD from exports in August, raising the total value in the first eight months of the year to 26.6 billion USD, up 1.6 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Phu Tho builds trademarks for local farm specialities Business

Phu Tho builds trademarks for local farm specialities

The northern mountainous province of Phu Tho is pursuing the policy of developing agriculture, with one of the priorities being building trademarks for local farm specialities, some of which have long been known wide and far inside Vietnam.
Thailand to speed up FTA negotiations World

Thailand to speed up FTA negotiations

Thai Minister of Commerce Jurin Laksanawisit on August 7 pledged to speed up negotiations on bilateral and regional free trade agreement (FTAs), including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the EU-Thailand FTA.