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VFA hikes rice export target on strong demand

VFA hikes rice export target on strong demand

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has decided to raise its rice export target from 5.2 million tonnes to 5.6 million tones, following an increase in rice contracts for the last months of the year.

Vietnam rice industry should focus on quality: experts

Vietnam rice industry should focus on quality: experts

Vietnamese rice producers and exporters should focus on quality and supplying products that are in demand to sustain the production and export of the grain and add value to the grain, heard a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on October 17.

Can Tho to ship first rice batch to Iran

Can Tho to ship first rice batch to Iran

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has signed an agreement with Iran to ship 100,000 tonnes of rice to the country, said Huynh Trung Tru, Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade on October 4.

Rice exporters advised to diversify markets

Rice exporters advised to diversify markets

Vietnam exported more than 4.5 million tonnes of rice in the first nine months of this year for US$2 billion, up 19.6% in volume and 18% in value year on year, but its dependance on the Chinese market brings latent risks.

Rice export goal raised to 5.6 million tonnes this year

Rice export goal raised to 5.6 million tonnes this year

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) revised up the goal of rice export to 5.6 million tonnes this year from the 5.2 million tonnes set in July thanks to a strong rise in contracts signed during August and positive signs of the market.

Superior quality rice yields hope for Vietnamese farmers

Superior quality rice yields hope for Vietnamese farmers

VOV.VN - Experts at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City urged Vietnam agriculture to move away from high-yield to superior quality rice varieties to best compete with other rice exporters in the Asian region such as India and Thailand.

Rice export target set at 5.2 million tonnes in 2017

Rice export target set at 5.2 million tonnes in 2017

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) aims to ship 2 million tonnes of rice to foreign countries in the last five months of the year, increasing total rice export for the whole year to 5.2 million tonnes, up 6% year-on-year.

Glutinous rice exports to China slowing down

Glutinous rice exports to China slowing down

Exports of glutinous rice to China, Vietnam’s biggest rice importer, are stagnating, despite overseas shipments of the commodity soaring 34% in the first half of 2017.

Rice recovery no cause for cheer

Rice recovery no cause for cheer

Recent gains in the volume and value of rice exports can be attributed more to low prices than to better quality or greater market penetration, experts say.

Rice exports of Vietnam face tough year ahead

Rice exports of Vietnam face tough year ahead

VOV.VN - Vietnam farmers face another difficult year as confidence falters with industry analysts particularly pessimistic the country will reach overseas sales of more than five million metric tons in 2017, the Vietnam Food Association has said.

Agricultural exports see many bright spots

Agricultural exports see many bright spots

Vietnam’s farming exports in the first eleven months of 2016 reached US$29.1 billion, up 5.9% over the same period of last year, with eight commodities each earning more than US$1 billion.

VFA says national rice brand key to integration

VFA says national rice brand key to integration

VOV.VN - Successfully achieving a national rice brand that is recognized globally by consumers for a variety of practical reasons is a very difficult task, says the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).