Vietnam officially begins mango exports to US Business

Vietnam officially begins mango exports to US

Vietnam has now begun officially exporting its mangoes to the US market, after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave permission for the import of fresh mangoes from the Southeast Asian nation in 2017.
Purchasing power higher during Tet Business

Purchasing power higher during Tet

Purchasing power during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday increased by 10-12 percent from last year and 15-20 percent in comparison with previous months, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Laws to be revised to implement CPTPP Business

Laws to be revised to implement CPTPP

Vietnam will revise some laws to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and the drafts will be submitted to the National Assembly in May.
Project raises children’s awareness of food safety Health

Project raises children’s awareness of food safety

The Vietnam Cooperative Union for Safe Agricultural Consumption (UCA) and Ly Thai To primary school in Hanoi jointly held a Spring fair on January 25 to start the “From farm to school” project that aims to strengthen children’s awareness of food safety.
Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet Society

Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet

The food market to serve the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is bustling with various kinds of products to meet increasing public demand but also poses high risks of unsafe food or violations in food safety and hygiene.
Vietnam could face tra fish oversupply Business

Vietnam could face tra fish oversupply

Vietnam’s tra fish export sector was probably the most improved industry this year, but rampant production could lead to excess supplies and price drops, according to Viet Dragon Securities Company (VDSC).
More than 1,000 safe agricultural models set up Business

More than 1,000 safe agricultural models set up

Some 1,069 supply chains for clean and safe farm produce were developed across all the 63 cities and province in 2018, up 350 from the previous year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Inter-sectoral teams formed to check food safety for Tet Health

Inter-sectoral teams formed to check food safety for Tet

The Ministry of Health said on December 20 that six inter-sectoral teams will be set up to inspect food safety in 12 provinces and cities in the lead-up to the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival and spring festivals afterwards.
Vietnam not increase pepper growing areas: MARD Business

Vietnam not increase pepper growing areas: MARD

Vietnam will work to reform its peppercorn sector towards high quality production and food safety, instead of expanding cultivation areas, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said.