Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1 Business

Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1

Fruit and vegetable export turnover experienced a year on year fall of 9.3 percent to 879 million USD in the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
Sustainable coffee production project benefits Lam Dong farmers Business

Sustainable coffee production project benefits Lam Dong farmers

The Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation project (VnSAT) has proven effective in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, helping enhance coffee production effectiveness in the locality and change local farmers’ awareness of sustainable coffee farming.
Vietnam brings into full play active role at multilateral forums Politics

Vietnam brings into full play active role at multilateral forums

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a high-ranking delegation to the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced. The event will take place from September 25 - October 1 with the theme “Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies”.
Seafood exports face barriers Business

Seafood exports face barriers

The seafood companies should work closer with various ministries such as trade and industry and foreign affairs to overcome trade barriers that hinder Vietnamese seafood exports, a top agriculture official said.
Agricultural centre to offer more support Business

Agricultural centre to offer more support

The National Agriculture Extension Centre plans to carry out reforms that will enable it to offer greater practical support to farmers and assist with the restructure of the agriculture sector.
Salt industry needs new development strategies Business

Salt industry needs new development strategies

Insiders have called for new salt production strategies with the increasing preference for Vietnamese handmade sea salt in foreign markets, reported the Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) newspaper.
Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits Business

Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits

Fruit growing is the Mekong Delta’s strength thanks to its rich soil and good weather and to export fruits more profitably, the local agricultural sector is paying close attention to improving product quality and building brands.