Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:59:48

pepper

Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit 33 billion USD

Business

Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit 33 billion USD

Vietnam's export turnover of agro-forestry-aquatic products reached 33.14 billion USD during the January-November period, representing a rise of 13.8 percent over the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

US organisation helps Quang Tri boost pepper production

Society

US organisation helps Quang Tri boost pepper production

Authorities of the central province of Quang Tri met with representatives of US organisation Roots of Peace, pledging optimal conditions for it to help develop local agriculture, especially pepper production, according to Tai nguyen & Moi truong (Natural Resources & Environment) newspaper.

Farm exporters warned on pesticides

Business

Farm exporters warned on pesticides

Vietnamese exporters of farm produce must learn more about food-safety requirements and maximum residue limits (MRL) of importing countries, experts said at a workshop held recently in Ho Chi Minh City.

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

Business

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

A pepper glut in the Central Highlands as more and more farmers switched to the crop lured by the earlier high profits from the spice has caused prices to collapse and threatens to bankrupt many of them.

Cashew sector a hard nut to crack

Business

Cashew sector a hard nut to crack

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called for greater efforts to address the shortage of raw materials faced by the domestic cashew processing industry, saying that remains the biggest challenge for the sector’s development.

Vietnam, Malaysia cooperate to increase farm produce value

Politics

Vietnam, Malaysia cooperate to increase farm produce value

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong had talks with Malaysia’s Minister of Plantation, Industries and Commodities Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong in Hanoi on October 4 on how to tap the bilateral cooperation potential in promoting farm produce.