VOV.VN - Australia has started a process of evaluating Vietnam dragon fruit for imports, thus opening wider doors for Vietnam dragon fruit to enter the highly lucrative market if the process is successful, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Standing Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the central province of Binh Thuan, Huynh Thanh Canh, has directed local departments and agencies to strictly deal with Chinese fruit traders illegally operating under the cover of Vietnamese businesses in the locality.
Because of poor processing technology, Vietnamese have to sell valuable farm produce at rock-bottom prices.
VOV.VN - Vietnam lychees, sweet potatoes, dragon fruits, plums and grapefruits are on show at Central World Plaza in Bangkok, Thailand within the framework of ‘Vietnam Products Week” July 8-12 launched by the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade and Thailand’s Central Group.
Shipments of Vietnamese dragon fruit abroad are expected to shoot up after Taiwan (China) agreed to reopen its doors to Vietnamese white flesh dragon fruit from June 2016, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The dragon fruit market in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, home to Vietnam’s largest area of the delicious tropical fruit, is now fully controlled by Chinese nationals, who work behind local confidants to manipulate supply and prices.
VOV.VN - Vietnam agriculture has unparalleled opportunities for growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, says the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development.
Authorities of the southern province of Long An have warned local farmers to be on guard against selling dragon fruit flowers to illegal Chinese traders to avoid affecting their crop output.
Vietnam grossed US$2.2 billion from selling fruits and vegetable abroad, a record yearly increase of 47%, according to the General Statistics Office.
(VOV) - The value of fruit and vegetable exports has climbed 123.7% from a year earlier in the eleven months leading up to December to US$1.673 billion, according to the Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association (Vinafruit).
The rapid increase in exports to one market may force Vietnam to face anti-dumping lawsuits, while large exports to China will bring risks as this is an unsafe market.
With Vietnam already enjoying a trade surplus with Japan, the elimination of tariffs after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade accord takes effect will only open the door wider, a Vietnamese envoy in Tokyo has said.
The first batch of fresh Cat Chu mangoes from Vietnam hit shelves at an Aeon supermarket in Chiba prefecture, Japan on November 7.
(VOV) - Vietnam mangoes meet all requirements to be shipped to Japan, opening an excellent opportunity for Vietnam fresh fruits to penetrate demanding markets, said Nguyen Trung Dung, minister-counsellor at the Vietnamese embassy in Japan.
Farmers in the Mekong Delta are "crying" because of the drop in prices for agricultural products such as rice, pitaya, and sweet potatoes. At the same time, shrimp breeders are suffering because of crop disease and the sharp fall of prices, the lowest in many years.
(VOV) - Doors are opening for the country’s fruit exporters, said Director Phan Huy Thong of the National Agricultural Promotion Centre on September 22 at an agricultural forum in Tien Giang.
(VOV) - Vietnamese fresh fruit such as litchi, longan, dragon fruit, rambutan and mango are slowly overcoming obstacles and finding their way into markets around the globe.
(VOV) - The Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has announced that it officially opens door to Vietnamese mango enter to the market as of September 17.
Vietnam is expected to export more fruits to a number of selective markets including the United States, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Taiwan as it has reached agreements on technical measures.
The competitiveness of Vietnamese agricultural and aquatic products is weakening compared to that of foreign counterparts in the global market, leading to a dramatic fall in these commodities’ exports so far.