Lower food prices pull CPI down in May Business

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Consumer price index (CPI) in May dropped by 0.53 percent from the previous month mostly due to a sharp fall in food prices, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on May 29.
Vietnam to export pork to China, official says Business

Vietnam to export pork to China, official says

The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture expressed interest in opening official channels for Vietnamese pork to enter China’s market, said Nguyen Xuan Duong, Dep Head of the Department of Live on May 26.
Vietnam, Denmark share experience in food safety Society

Vietnam, Denmark share experience in food safety

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Denmark’s Ministry of Environment and Food shared experience in food safety management for pork value chains at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on May 23.
PM orders stronger management over farm produce market Politics

PM orders stronger management over farm produce market

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to draw lessons and seek ways to improve the poor management of the farm produce market, with the most recent example being the slump in the price of pork, causing great losses to farmers.
HCM City starts safe supply chains Society

HCM City starts safe supply chains

As part of a programme to create an agricultural supply chain by 2020, HCM City will build a safe supply chain each for vegetables, pork and seafood, open shops selling safe agricultural produce and develop brands for safe food markets.