Nearly 6,000 agricultural products granted traceability codes Business

Nearly 6,000 agricultural products granted traceability codes

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hanoi has so far managed and granted administrative account codes for 2,527 for facilities, cooperatives, businesses and shops which trade safe food, agro, forestry and fishery products in the capital city.
Singapore tightens regulations on unmanned drones World

Singapore tightens regulations on unmanned drones

Singapore’s Parliament on November 4 approved the Air Navigation (Amendment) Bill under which, from January 2, 2020, all drones that weigh more than 250g will have to be registered with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) before they can be used in the country.
Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official Society

Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official

Vietnam has carried out comprehensive measures as recommended by the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning from the commission on Vietnamese seafood, according to Deputy General Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Vietnam's seafood exports rise but challenges continue Business

Vietnam's seafood exports rise but challenges continue

Vietnam’s seafood exports increased slightly in July but the country is forecast to continue facing challenges, experts told a conference held by the Vietnam Association for Seafood Exporters and Producers in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28.
Exporters of farm produce face more checks in China Business

Exporters of farm produce face more checks in China

Vietnamese exports of agricultural products must meet food safety, quality and traceability requirements to China which now requires that exports be sent through official channels only, heard a recent workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.
Measures sought to help Bac Giang export more lychee Business

Measures sought to help Bac Giang export more lychee

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has stressed the importance of quality management and traceability for lychee, a speciality fruit of the northern province of Bac Giang, to meet export requirements for China and other potential markets.
Vietnam officially begins mango exports to US Business

Vietnam officially begins mango exports to US

Vietnam has now begun officially exporting its mangoes to the US market, after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave permission for the import of fresh mangoes from the Southeast Asian nation in 2017.
Vietnam to build product origin site Business

Vietnam to build product origin site

The Prime Minister approved the ‘Scheme of deploying, applying and managing the traceability system’ with the goal to build and operate a portal on national product and goods traceability by 2020.
More than 1,000 safe agricultural models set up Business

More than 1,000 safe agricultural models set up

Some 1,069 supply chains for clean and safe farm produce were developed across all the 63 cities and province in 2018, up 350 from the previous year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
HCM City programme supports Vietnamese produce Society

HCM City programme supports Vietnamese produce

The HCM City Department of Trade and Industry has launched a new programme called “Promotion of Vietnamese Goods” to support farmers’ produce, including vegetables, fruits, poultry, meat and seafood.
Vietnam works to boost organic farming Business

Vietnam works to boost organic farming

Vietnam has been making efforts to foster organic farming, including a decree issued last August which should be implemented as soon as possible, experts told a forum in HCM City on December 25.