Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing Business

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
NA Chairwoman to attend AIPA 40 in Thailand Politics

NA Chairwoman to attend AIPA 40 in Thailand

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will lead a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to attend the 40th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) and pay an official visit to Thailand from August 25-30.
Seven-month rice export up in volume, but down in value Business

Seven-month rice export up in volume, but down in value

Vietnam exported 4.01 million tonnes of rice worth 1.73 billion USD in the first seven months of 2019, up 2.1 percent in volume but down 14.3 percent in value year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector ASEAN

Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector

This is a tough year for Thailand’s rice sector due to prolonged droughts in the northeast and strong baht (THB), said Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association Chookiat Ophaswongse.
Kien Giang’s exports fall short of expectation Business

Kien Giang’s exports fall short of expectation

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned over 275 million USD in export revenue in the first half of the year, lagging behind the set target, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.