Vietnam’s rice exports to Africa rose sharply in the first six months of 2020 and are expected to continue surging in the remainder of the year and in 2021, according to Vietnamese Trade Counsellor to Algeria Hoang Duc Nhuan.
Trade between Vietnam and New Zealand tripled over the last decade, from US$320 million in 2009 to over US$1 billion in 2018, and the figure is expected to hit US$1.7 billion this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
A training workshop called “Agricultural Production and Trade Companies - Actions to Access the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)” took place in Hanoi on July 30, gathering together officials from the sector, representatives of relevant organisations, and businesses.
Vietnamese enterprises need to improve quality and build a brand for the country’s farm produce as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) creates a huge opportunity for farm produce exports to Europe, a workshop heard in HCM City on July 24.
The State should develop solutions to reduce high logistics costs in trading agricultural products to improve the competitiveness of Vietnamese farm produce on the market, according to experts.
VOV.VN - While the national agriculture sector is poised to enjoy numerous opportunities brought about by the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), many of its export items are likely to face new challenges when attempting to penetrate the stringent EU market.
A Vietnam - China teleconference on farm produce, fisheries, and food trade took place on June 18.
VOV.VN - More than 60 Vietnamese and Chinese businesses will discuss the trade of agro-fishery and food products between the two sides at an online conference scheduled to take place on June 18, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnamese and Chinese businesses discussed the trade of farm produce and food during a video conference on May 26.
VOV.VN - The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is poised to offer a wealth of opportunities to boost the export of Vietnam’s agricultural and aquatic products once it comes into full effect, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Hanoi aims to have additional 700 products qualified for standards of the One Commune - One Product (OCOP) programme by the end of this year, heard a recent conference of the municipal Party Committee on the implementation of the programme.
VOV.VN - The Australian Government is keen to step up economic, investment, and trade co-operation with Vietnam in a substantial and in-depth manner in the near future, according to Australian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmmingham.
A teleconference, themed “Vietnam-India: Promoting trade in farm produce and processed food”, was held on May 7 to discuss business potential during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - Vietnam's agricultural export is facing difficulties because many countries have suspended customs clearance or intensified quarantine rules due to COVID-19.
It is forecast that Vietnam will have great opportunities to export more types of products to Sweden when the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect.
Authorities in China’s Guangxi province have decided to extend the closure of border gates and continue to suspend the trading of goods by individuals until the end of February, according to the Consulate General of Vietnam in Guangxi province.
Ensuring food security is an urgent issue at present with food supply sources and access to safe food supplies being seriously affected, especially by climate change, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at a forum in Hanoi on November 5.
The Hanoi Promotion Agency (HPA) and Japan’s JICA Safe Crop project have organised a conference in Hanoi, aiming to seek ways to stimulate the consumption of Hanoi’s safe agricultural products.
Vietnam’s snacks made of farm produce could conquer foreign markets, especially China, experts say.
Ho Chi Minh City hopes to receive support and cooperation from Australia in developing high-tech agriculture, especially in processing farm produce.