Links between businesses in Ho Chi Minh City and other cities and provinces in the south have improved significantly as a result of a trade co-operation programme started in late 2011.
Vietnam's exports, especially agro-forestry and fisheries, will face difficulties in 2016 if the country does not drastically restructure the industry, Tran Tuan Anh, deputy minister of Industry and Trade said.
(VOV) - Vietfarm Ltd Company in HCM City shipped the first container of salted duck eggs (120,000 eggs) to Brunei on November 5, said company director general Dam Van Hoat.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) has been considered one of the most potential export markets for Vietnam’s aquatic products, especially after the two countries sign a free trade agreement in May.
The World Bank (WB) Board of Governors approved additional funding of US$45 million through the project ‘Improving the competitive capability and food safety’ in Vietnam on June 27.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently said the realization of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the end of 2015 is not a panacea for agriculture’s sustainability.
The integration into the global and regional economy, signaled by the free trade agreements that Vietnam has clinched or is going to finalize with foreign partners, will create an opportunity for a big revamp to the sector which is losing shine.
(VOV) - For the first five months this year, despite the significant decline in exports of many other agricultural products, cash nut exports still grew to 14.4% in volume and 27.3% in value against the same period last year.
(VOV) - Vietnam has removed many technical barriers for its agricultural products to penetrate foreign markets with a focus on the US, Japan, Australia and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
(VOV) - Russia has lowered its import tariff to 0.8% on agricultural products, which is much lower than the hitherto average rate of 13.2%, which provides a good opportunity for seafood businesses to become more price competitive in the market.
(VOV) -Participants at a Food Safety Forum 2014 in Hanoi on November 12 stressed the need to ensure food hygiene and safety, which they said, plays a key role in promoting sustainable agricultural to boost economic growth.
(VOV) -Massive quantities of Chinese agricultural products are routinely smuggled into the Vietnamese market, despite repeated warnings of pesticide residues.
Ho Chi Minh City hopes to learn from the Netherlands’ experience in hi-tech farming, Chairman of its People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan has said.
(VOV) -The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is soliciting investment to back the construction of a new large-scale US$10.2 million high-tech industrial park in Thanh Phu in Co Do district.
(VOV) - The European Meat Alliance launched a communications campaign in Hanoi on March 21 to introduce quality meat products in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministers and heads of governmental agencies, as well as local authorities, to promptly carry out major tasks for this year following the recent Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the longest annual holiday in Vietnam.
(VOV) -Vietnam Customs has taken tougher measures to control the import and export of dairy products.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on June 28 met with voters in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district to inform them of the outcomes of the recent National Assembly session.
(VOV) -A month-long campaign was launched in the southern province of Dong Nai on April 9 to raise public awareness of food hygiene and safety.
(VOV) -Vietnam is expected to earn US$6.5 billion from seafood exports by the end of 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 5 percent.