Vietnam to work to ensure food security Society

Vietnam to work to ensure food security

The Prime Minister recently signed Decision No.1975/QD-TTg issuing an action plan to realise the Politburo’s Conclusion No.81-KL/TW dated July 29 on ensuring national food security till 2030.
EVFTA to help improve Vietnam’s competitiveness: researcher Business

EVFTA to help improve Vietnam’s competitiveness: researcher

The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), once taking effect, will help increase the competitiveness of Vietnam as well local enterprises and commodities, said Pham Tat Thang, a senior researcher at the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Research Institute.
Local firms prepare for CPTPP’s strict regulations Business

Local firms prepare for CPTPP’s strict regulations

The Comprehensive Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) promises great benefits for Vietnamese firms, but many regulations on technical barriers and social responsibility will have to be met in order to take full advantage of the trade deal, experts said at a conference in HCM City on December 15.
Food safety key to finding overseas markets Business

Food safety key to finding overseas markets

Good agricultural practices and food safety certification are the first requirements for agricultural producers who want to export or sell to international retail chains, experts have said.
Blockchain technology improves farm produce’s value Sci-Tech

Blockchain technology improves farm produce’s value

In the era of Industry 4.0, blockchain technology is touted as a means to trace the origin of agricultural products, helping local firms improve productivity and competitive capacity, heard a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 3.
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.
Vinh Long eyes 420 million USD in export revenue Business

Vinh Long eyes 420 million USD in export revenue

Promoting shipments of key products such as leather shoes and frozen fruits and vegetable will be part of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long’s efforts to realise its export revenue target of 420 million USD in 2018.
Fruit industry needs technology to reach potential Business

Fruit industry needs technology to reach potential

Though Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable industry is growing, its exports still account for less than 1 percent of the global market, indicating the need for the processing industry to upgrade its facilities and practices.