Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments Business

Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments

Leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the northern localities of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Hai Duong as well as representatives of enterprises from across the nation attended a conference in Ha Long city on August 28 to get a thorough understanding of Vietnam’s major commitments in the just-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
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.
EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains Business

EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains

The conclusion of the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) marked the end of an arduous journey with three years of negotiations and another three years for preparation to reach the signing, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
Vietnam develops modern supply system for farm produce Business

Vietnam develops modern supply system for farm produce

Vietnam needs to develop a system of modern agricultural product supply centres which can help to promote the consumption of farm produce in value chains, enhance food safety and hygiene, and improve the competitive edge of Vietnamese goods.
Joining global value chains unavoidable for development: workshop Business

Joining global value chains unavoidable for development: workshop

Participating in global value chains is an inevitable step towards building and developing brands, as well as gaining a firm foothold on the world market, said Le Hoang Tai, deputy head of the Trade Promotion Agency, at an investment promotion workshop in Hanoi on April 11.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
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.
People of Can Tho concerned about production connectivity Politics

People of Can Tho concerned about production connectivity

Several residents in Can Tho city demonstrated their interest in agricultural production connectivity while meeting with National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and other deputies representing the Mekong Delta locality on November 26.