Rice export revenue suffers from price drop Business

Rice export revenue suffers from price drop

Vietnam exported 5.56 million tonnes of rice and brought home 2.43 billion USD in the first 10 months of 2019, up 6.1 percent in volume but down 9.1 percent in value over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning  Politics

NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning

NA deputies questioned about measures to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning to Vietnam’s fisheries sector during the question & answer (Q&A) session to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, as part of the 14th NA’s ongoing eighth session on November 6.
Vietnam's demand for machinery to keep growing Business

Vietnam's demand for machinery to keep growing

Vietnam’s machinery and equipment market has achieved solid growth in recent years and the momentum is expected to continue, making the country increasingly attractive to foreign investors, experts have said.
Tra Vinh expands organic peanut farms Business

Tra Vinh expands organic peanut farms

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has encouraged more farmers to grow peanuts with organic fertiliser and less irrigation water to save labour costs and improve income.
Deputy PM, WB Vice President hold talks Politics

Deputy PM, WB Vice President hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held talks in Hanoi on September 23 with Senior Vice President and chief economist of the World Bank Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, who is in Vietnam to attend the Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2019.
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).