Long journey of Vietnamese fruits to Australia Business

Long journey of Vietnamese fruits to Australia

Longan has become the fourth kind of Vietnamese fruit to be exported to Australia after litchi, mango and dragon fruit. However, experts say there is still a lot of work needed for Vietnam to secure a firm foothold in the market.
Rice export revenue suffers from price drop Business

Rice export revenue suffers from price drop

Vietnam exported 5.56 million tonnes of rice and brought home 2.43 billion USD in the first 10 months of 2019, up 6.1 percent in volume but down 9.1 percent in value over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam, Italy promote economic cooperation Business

Vietnam, Italy promote economic cooperation

The Embassy of Vietnam in Italy recently coordinated with authorities from Castelbuono in Palermo, the capital of southern Sicily region, to organise a forum on enhancing economic cooperation.
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.
E-commerce helps boost China-Thailand trade: experts World

E-commerce helps boost China-Thailand trade: experts

Cross-border e-commerce whets the appetite of millions of Chinese consumers for Thailand’s fresh fruits, including “Monthong” durian, which is not easy to find in the Chinese market when cross-border e-commerce didn’t rise between China and Thailand, according to an article run by Xinhua news agency.
Abundant chances remain in Chinese market for Vietnamese exporters Business

Abundant chances remain in Chinese market for Vietnamese exporters

There is room for Vietnamese exporters to further exploit the Chinese market, said Tran Van Cong, Vice Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, at a conference in Can Tho city on October 30.
Bac Kan promotes seedless persimmon Business

Bac Kan promotes seedless persimmon

Bac Kan province has been focusing on growing seedless persimmon in an effort to make it a key commodity for the locality. This persimmon variety has brought great economic value to the province.
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border Business

Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border

Local authorities on both sides of the Vietnam -China border have agreed to work extra hours to allow more Vietnamese agricultural goods to cross the border into China, said Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of border province Lang Son's People Committee.