Door opens for Vietnamese rice exports to EU Videos

Door opens for Vietnamese rice exports to EU

The recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) by the National Assembly has created a window of opportunity for Vietnamese farm produce, especially rice, to enter the European market. To fully take advantage of the trade deal, however, Vietnamese producers must improve the quality of their produce.
Rice export price lowest in two months Business

Rice export price lowest in two months

Higher rice supply in the domestic market has made the export price of Vietnam’s broken rice drop to 450 USD per tonne on June 19, the lowest level in the past two months.
Thailand predicts rice prices to rise until mid-year World

Thailand predicts rice prices to rise until mid-year

Rice prices will rise until the middle of the year as consumers around the world are beefing up their stockpiles, while China will not increase their exports for food security to deal with the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) forecast.
Kien Giang enjoys strong growth in exports Business

Kien Giang enjoys strong growth in exports

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned nearly 580 million USD from exports in the first 11 months of 2018, exceeding its yearly target by 11.3 percent, and representing a surge of 35 percent from the same period last year.
Rice export upbeat in first half Videos

Rice export upbeat in first half

Vietnam’s rice exports saw remarkable growth in the first six months of this year, with year-on-year increases of over 24 percent in volume and more than 42 percent in value.
Philippines to import 250,000 tonnes of rice in June World

Philippines to import 250,000 tonnes of rice in June

The Philippines, one of the world's top rice buyers, plans to import 250,000 tonnes of the grain next month, in order to increase stockpiles before the lean harvest season and offset potential crop damage during the typhoon season.
Thailand promotes crop diversification World

Thailand promotes crop diversification

Thailand’s government has planned to cut rice production, particularly for the second crop, to encourage farmers to grow other plants as part of its agriculture reform programme.
 Rice exports see positive signs Business

Rice exports see positive signs

Rice demand from Vietnam's traditional markets is showing signs of recovery for the next six months, according to Huynh Minh Hue, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).