11-month rice export down in volume, up in value Business

11-month rice export down in volume, up in value

In the first 11 months of this year, Vietnam's rice exports exceeded 5.7 million tonnes, down by 3 percent, but earnings surged by 9.7 percent to nearly 2.83 billion USD over the same period in 2019 thanks to export price increase.
Rice industry must diversify products: experts Business

Rice industry must diversify products: experts

Despite having great potential, Vietnamese rice-based products remain rudimentary and unpolished, severely hampering their ability to compete on the global market, according to industry experts.
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).
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.
Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains Business

Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains

After the Government took steps to prevent rice prices from falling in February, prices have started to inch up in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta – the granary of Vietnam – though not by much.
Indonesia works to modernize rice sector ASEAN

Indonesia works to modernize rice sector

The Agriculture Ministry of Indonesia has allocated 20 trillion rupiah (1.45 billion USD) for the development of post-harvest infrastructure which will be managed by four state-owned enterprises in the food sector in order to absorb farmers’ production.
 Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice Business

Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice

Investment in low carbon farming models can speed up rice industry reform, increase productivity, boost farmers’ incomes and ensure sustainable development, a senior official have said.
VFA hikes rice export target on strong demand Business

VFA hikes rice export target on strong demand

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has decided to raise its rice export target from 5.2 million tonnes to 5.6 million tonnes, following an increase in rice contracts for the last months of the year.