Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Korean Air expands coverage in Southeast Asia, South America World

Korean Air expands coverage in Southeast Asia, South America

Korean Air Lines Co., the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s largest carrier, said on September 4 that it has expanded cargo flights to Southeast Asia and South America to cope with the global economic slowdown prompted by the US-China trade tensions.
QR codes fail to meet expectations Business

QR codes fail to meet expectations

Since early 2018, Hanoi’s consumers have been able to scan quick response (QR) codes to trace the origins of agricultural products sold at supermarkets and convenience store, however, the impact of this change has been limited because producers find the system difficult to apply and consumers do not fully trust the codes' authenticity.
Agricultural products ahead of CPTPP Business

Agricultural products ahead of CPTPP

According to Chairman of the Vietnam Farmers' Association Thao Xuan Sung, the export ratio of raw agricultural products is still high with low quality and quantity of value chains.
Exporters of farm produce face more checks in China Business

Exporters of farm produce face more checks in China

Vietnamese exports of agricultural products must meet food safety, quality and traceability requirements to China which now requires that exports be sent through official channels only, heard a recent workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.