Vietnam imports Indian broken rice Business

Vietnam imports Indian broken rice

Vietnam, for the first time in decades, has signed a contract with India to buy 70,000 tonnes of 100-percent broken rice from India to meet increasing demand of this kind of rice in the domestic market for producing animal feed.
Long An to expand high-quality, hi-tech rice farming Business

Long An to expand high-quality, hi-tech rice farming

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to increase its rate of high-quality rice cultivation to 70 -75 percent during 2021 – 2025 from the current 50 percent, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
EVFTA opens “big door” for Vietnamese rice to enter EU market Business

EVFTA opens “big door” for Vietnamese rice to enter EU market

With the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the EU will completely liberalise trade in broken rice, and will reduce the tax rate to zero percent for Vietnamese rice products after three to five years. This is a great opportunity for Vietnamese rice to compete in the EU market.
PM holds working session with Mekong Delta localities  Politics

PM holds working session with Mekong Delta localities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a working session with leaders of the Mekong Delta localities and Ho Chi Minh City in Can Tho city on August 1 to discuss tackling difficulties in production and trade, and stepping up public investment capital disbursement.
Kien Giang aims to raise value of key farming products Business

Kien Giang aims to raise value of key farming products

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will focus on increasing the value and competitiveness of its agriculture produce this year, especially key items such as rice and fisheries, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
An Giang province boost cooperation with US Business

An Giang province boost cooperation with US

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang expects further cooperation with the US in the fields of smart city development, renewable energy, water resources, climate change, trade and education, among others, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh on November 18.
Kien Giang province increases rice output Business

Kien Giang province increases rice output

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, the country’s largest rice producer, is expected to produce 4.3 million tonnes of paddy this year, up more than 35,200 tonnes against last year, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.