October’s CPI reaches three-year high

CPI in the last 10 months rose 2.79 per cent. According to Đỗ Thị Ngọc, director of the GSO’s Price Statistics Department, high inflation rate in October was caused by the soaring price of pork, which climbed 7.85 per cent in the month after African swine fever decimated pork supplies. Pork was the main ingredient in […]

US suspends duty-free treatment of Thai products

In a letter written to US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President of the Senate and Vice President Mike Pence, US President Donald Trump said he had suspended duty-free treatment of certain Thai products because the country had not taken steps to “afford workers in Thailand internationally recognised worker rights.” The US Trade […]

Staples of 20 localities showcased at OCOP fair in Hai Duong

The opening ceremony saw the presence of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. Taking place until October 31, the fair showcases staples of 20 cities and provinces, include agricultural and forestry products, seafood, handicraft productions, fruits, and beverages. The event is co-hosted by the Agriculture and Trade Promotion Centre under the Ministry of Agriculture […]

Dutch farming expertise meets Vietnamese ambition

The Netherlands and Vietnam have cooperated to promote agricultural development with many specific support programs for agricultural products. What fields will the two sides develop next? As a pioneer in circular agriculture, we look forward to working with Vietnam to seek innovative solutions and share knowledge to build a sustainable future for agriculture. In recent […]

First batch of Vietnamese milk exported to China

The first batch of Vietnamese milk shipped to China is Vietnamese brand TH Milk Joint Stock Companyincluding pure sterilized fresh milk and sterilized fresh milk added with natural flavours. Six months after the signing of the Protocol, the General Administration of Customs of China on October 16 officially announced its approval for the import of […]

Digital solutions sought to boost agricultural exports to EU

Opportunities and challenges The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to boost Vietnam’s exports to the EU market. This agreement is considered a great opportunity for Vietnam to promote its agricultural products in difficult markets. However, the agricultural sector will also face many challenges in meeting strict international standards, such as food safety and […]

Start-up skills essential to empower ethnic women

Speaking at the event, Hà Việt Quân, deputy head of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs’ Department of International Co-operation, said ethnic minority groups accounted for 14 per cent of the country’s population, but were suffering from a wide range of structural inequalities in terms of work, income, education and healthcare service due to geographical […]

Seminar discusses ways to add value to farm produce

Nguyễn Thị Các Thủy of Tây Cát Co., Ltd said to improve traditional products, producers needed to adopt technology, do research to enhance product quality and improve product designs. If businesses were constantly innovating, regardless of their scale they could enhance the value of their agricultural products, she told a seminar in HCM City on […]

PM approves plan to boost sustainable growth of private sector

They include improving the investment and business environment to ensure trust and promote the sustainable operation of private firms, encouraging businesses to apply sustainable models and cleaner production technology, saving natural resources and protecting the environment. The plan underlines the promotion of innovative start-ups and the effective implementation of policies supporting small and medium-sized enterprises, […]

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