Exports and imports of agricultural goods saw a decline in the first five months of 2020 due to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)’s monthly report.
The General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported that the Vietnam – Japan trade reached US$6.2 billion in the first two months of this year, an 8.6% increase from a year earlier.
VOV.VN - The European Union (EU) has requested that all farm produce and aquatic businesses utilise phytosanitary and veterinary electronic certificates when exporting their goods to the European market amid the growing impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Export of livestock products was a standout while shipments of key farming products dropped further last year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, alongside the Quang Ninh province People's Committee, co-hosted a conference in Mong Cai on December 1 with the aim of boosting agro-forestry and aquatic exports to the Chinese market.
VOV.VN - Agro-forestry-aquatic exports brought home US$26.6 billion in the first eight months of this year, representing a year-on-year rise of 1.6 per cent, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The agro-forestry-fishery sector raked in 3.55 billion USD from exports in July, raising the total value in the first seven months of this year to 23.03 billion USD, up 2 percent year on year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported.
VOV.VN - The northwestern province of Son La hosted a conference in the northern border province of Lang Son on June 18 to boost its agricultural exports to China.
Officials of the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) had a working session with representatives of the Chinese General Administration of Customs in Hanoi on June 18, discussing measures to boost bilateral trade of farm produce.
VOV.VN - Agro-forestry-fishery exports raked in an estimated US$19.75 billion during the first half of 2019, up 2.1 per cent on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Many of Vietnam’s agricultural products, especially rice, vegetables and cassava, have faced barriers preventing their export to China, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
VOV.VN - Experts have warned local producers that they must work hard, not only to create quality products, but to keep up with consumption trends and enhance their branding and marketing strategies if they desire to make their products receptive to the European market.
The trade value of Thai agricultural products during the past five months of this year amounted to 720 billion baht, an increase of 2% over the same period of last year.
VOV.VN - Agricultural exports in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang hit US$1.14 billion in the first half of 2017, up 25.4% year on year.
Canada expects to sell more quality and safe farm produce to Vietnam where the middle class is growing fast, it was stated by Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence Macaulay during his January visit to Vietnam.
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.
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports are on track to reach the target of US$2.5 billion for 2016, yet the standstill in rice exports has made the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) more determined to carry out trade promotion activities on the Philippine market in the future.
VOV.VN -The country’s kernel exports for the first half of 2016 jumped 4.4% in volume and 11.1% in value when compared to the first half of last year, says the Vietnam Cashew Association.
Since late 2015 and the first months of 2016, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has continuously faced woes, including damaging cold in the north, drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta provinces and unfavorable factors in the market.
Being the country’s top performer in veterinary services, Ho Chi Minh City is vying for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)’s certificates of disease-free cattle and poultry zones, which helps promote the city’s agricultural exports.