MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tết festival next year

To stabilise the market and ensure supply in the last months of the year and the month before Tết festival in 2020, Trần Duy Đông, Director of the MoIT’s Department of Domestic Market, said the ministry will coordinate with ministries, sectors and localities in closely monitoring market situations and then send reports to the Prime […]

Việt Nam trying to get US export licence for avocados

The Việt Nam Trade Office’s branch in San Francisco (US) said avocados are mainly sold at big supermarkets with large volumes, so they must meet the high requirements of the US market. Avocado distribution companies must be responsible for controlling the stages of a supply chain, from production to distribution, while exporters need to have […]

Rice export volume up but value falls

The ministry said the total rice export volume and value in the first nine months of this year reached 5.2 million tonnes and $2.24 billion, respectively. The figures represented a rise of 5.9 per cent in volume and a drop of 9.8 per cent in value compared to the same period in 2018. Of which, […]

Bạc Liêu’s large-scale rice fields prove benefit of economy of scale

In the first half of this year alone five fields with an average size of 100ha were created. More than 30 individuals, co-operatives, co-operative groups, and companies have joined hands with farmers to carry out the province’s large-scale rice fields and guarantee outlets for them. The programme, which began in 2012, is yielding positive results […]

10,000ha of forest to be leased to households, organisations

Tạ Văn Đáo, deputy director of the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the project was part of the Central Party Secretariat’s Directive No 13 on strengthening the Party’s leadership in forest management, protection and development. “Over the years, local authorities have not paid enough attention to investment in production forests to enhance their value and contribute to local economic growth,” he […]

Plastic, rubber industry exhibition begins in HCM City

VietnamPlas has attracted more than 580 exhibitors from 18 countries and territories, including Austria, Australia, Belgium, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the US and Việt Nam. They include extruder brands Everplast, Ming Jilee and Kim Minh; blow moulding machinery suppliers Chum Power, Quingdao Weier, Kim Cương […]

Central city to host start-up innovation event

Vice director of the city’s science and technology department, Trần Văn Hoàng said at a press conference on Wednesday at least 30 speakers and experts along with 2,000 businesses, students and investors will join the event. Peter Vesterbacka is a global entrepreneur and brand communities creator from Finland; Dominic Mellor, the leader of the Mekong […]

Vietnam seeks to boost demand for its rice exports

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam’s rice exports in the first half of the year experienced great challenges. Except for the Philippines that has made changes in its rice import policy, China, Indonesia and Bangladesh all imported much less in the first half of the year. The trend is expected to continue […]

Agriculture trade fair underway in Bình Thuận

The event, which kicked off on Tuesday, is showcasing the Southeast region’s achievements in the agro-forestry-fishery industries and its key farm produce besides machinery and equipment used in the agriculture sector. It is also displaying foodstuff, fruit, textiles and garments and handicrafts at 300 booths. Addressing the event’s opening ceremony, Nguyễn Xuân Định, vice chairman of the Central Executive […]

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