Fruit, veggie exports decline in January Business

Fruit, veggie exports decline in January

Vietnam exported over 280 million USD worth of fruit and vegetables in January, a year-on-year decline of 20.6 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Authority urges close watch of export at border gates with China Business

Authority urges close watch of export at border gates with China

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade has urged for a close watch of the export of Vietnamese farm produce, particularly fruits and aquatic products, to China through northern border gates to get prepared against any unexpected development and prevent backlogs, as the acute respiratory disease caused by novel corona virus (nCoV) is ravaging the region.
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.
Da Nang city fights illegal fishing Videos

Da Nang city fights illegal fishing

In a bid to remove the European Commission’s yellow card on Vietnam’s seafood, authorities in the central city of Da Nang have been enhancing origin traceability to prevent illegal, unreported