Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel Business

Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel

The two-way trade between Vietnam and Israel was estimated at 760 million USD in the first three quarters of this year with Vietnam continuing to enjoy a trade surplus of 440 million USD, according to a Vietnamese official.
Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing Business

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region Business

Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region

The southern region expects to harvest an average of 5.66 tonnes of paddy per hectare in the current summer-autumn crop, 139 kilogrammes more than last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Plant Cultivation Department.
Vietnam’s five-month rice exports drop Business

Vietnam’s five-month rice exports drop

Vietnam earned 1.21 billion USD from exporting an estimated 2.83 million tonnes of rice during January-May, declining 20.7 percent in value and 4 percent in volume as compared to the same time last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
Best street foods featured in Bangkok World

Best street foods featured in Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has hosted the “World’s Best Street Food: Bangkok 2019” to promote some of the delicacies sold in stalls along Thai streets.
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.
Thailand: Rice exports to drop in 2018 World

Thailand: Rice exports to drop in 2018

Rice exports of Thailand in 2018 will be less than the target growth of 9.5 percent due to strong baht and decrease in rice production, said the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA).