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Live pigs to be imported to lower domestic prices

Live pigs to be imported to lower domestic prices

VOV.VN - For the first time Vietnam will import live pigs from other countries to stabilize local pork prices which have kept skyrocketing over the past months, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

China remains largest consumer of Vietnamese farm produce

China remains largest consumer of Vietnamese farm produce

VOV.VN - The opening four months of the year saw China import US$2.8 billion worth of agro-forestry-aquatic products from Vietnam, accounting for the largest market share, followed by the United States and EU with US$2.78 billion and US$1.3 billion, respectively, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Vietnam’s cassava exports recover in first quarter

Vietnam’s cassava exports recover in first quarter

Vietnam achieved cassava export growth in both volume and value in the first quarter of this year despite experiencing difficulties, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Agro-forestry-aquatic exports enjoy 50% trade surplus in Q1

Agro-forestry-aquatic exports enjoy 50% trade surplus in Q1

VOV.VN - The agro-forestry-aquatic sector recorded a trade surplus of nearly US$3 billion in the first quarter of the year, an annual increase of 48.9%, according to figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Ministry of Industry and Trade proposes resuming rice exports

Ministry of Industry and Trade proposes resuming rice exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed resuming rice exports from April, with a volume of 400,000 tonnes, after it has compiled reports on production, domestic consumption and exports to submit to the Prime Minister.

Seafood exports face additional hurdles due to COVID-19

Seafood exports face additional hurdles due to COVID-19

VOV.VN - The export of seafood products is projected to face numerous challenges over the coming year following a sharp decline during the first two months of 2020, largely as a result of the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Vietnam develops modern supply system for farm products

Vietnam develops modern supply system for farm products

Vietnam is working to develop a system of modern agricultural product supply centres to promote the consumption of farm produce, enhance food safety and hygiene, and improve the competitive edge of Vietnamese goods.

Room for Vietnam-US farm produce trade remains huge: roundtable

Room for Vietnam-US farm produce trade remains huge: roundtable

Vietnam and the US still hold huge potential for cooperation in farm produce trade, and the two countries should not compete in trade but supplement each other, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh has said.

Agro processing gets tidal wave of investment

Agro processing gets tidal wave of investment

Vietnamese businesses have been investing heavily in the agro-processing sector in recent years, helping it develop sustainably and effectively adapt to natural disasters and diseases.

VN cracks down on use of banned substance in fish food

VN cracks down on use of banned substance in fish food

Vietnam will strengthen controls on Ethoxyquin in feed production for the fishery industry to ensure stability in seafood exports to the EU, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Exports of cassava starch to face hurdles this year

Exports of cassava starch to face hurdles this year

VOV.VN - It is expected that throughout 2020, China will continue making adjustments to the Value Added Tax for cassava starch that are imported through official channels from 13 per cent to 10 per cent, resulting in the price of cassava starch being exported through border areas becoming less competitive.

Water shortages warned as reservoirs run dry

Water shortages warned as reservoirs run dry

The national irrigation department has reported a staggeringly low level of water reserves in northern and central regions, signalling the threat of a severe drought in 2020.