The agro-forestry-fishery sector recorded a trade surplus of close to 3.3 billion USD in the first five months of 2020, a decline of a mere 2.3% year-on-year.
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).
VOV.VN - Vietnam has allowed 788 enterprises from 19 countries to export pork and related products, according to a report issued by the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
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 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).
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).
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.
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 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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development hosted a conference in the central province of Binh Dinh on February 28 to discuss measures to strengthen the leadership and instruction over combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).
VOV.VN - Leaders from the livestock sector gathered in Hanoi on February 27 at a showcasing event for the “Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) in the Agriculture Sector” project.
The agro-forestry-fishery sector recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD in the first two months of 2020, a year-on-year rise of 18.4 percent.
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.
A delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) led by Deputy Minister Le Quoc Doanh is on a visit to the US to enhance cooperation and farm produce trade from February 24-29.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said that the domestic pork supply is forecast to increase from February.
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.
Vietnam is pursuing an ambitious plan to become a global agricultural powerhouse by 2030, according to Government Resolution 53/NQ-CP.
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).
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.
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.