The government portal held a seminar in Hanoi on February 14 to review the decade-long efforts on the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Vietnam has set itself a target of increasing the ratio of processed coffee from the current 10 per cent to 30-40 per cent by 2030 to add value, the Vietnam Coffee Week heard in HCM City on December 4.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to create opportunities for Vietnam to expand markets for major exports like wood and timber products, and seafood.
Room for technological application in agriculture remains huge, experts said during a seminar held in Hanoi on August 21.
To achieve sustainable development, Vietnam’s agriculture sector needs to improve productivity and quality as well as define the market structure for each farming product, experts said at the Vietnam agricultural outlook conference on May 24 in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Vietnam's agricultural sector has been restructured in recent years to ensure growth.
An estimated 12.5 million people will be eligible for agriculture land tax exemption, leaving merely 77,000 people still subject to this tax.
VOV.VN - Expansion of the nation’s gross domestic product has slowed to 5.52% in the first half of 2016 hurt by a crippling drought linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon, says the General Statistics Office.
VOV.VN - Though Vietnam is the world’s third biggest rice exporter, the real value it gains remains modest.
Technology is regarded as the key to agricultural restructuring and the solution to tackling food security and agricultural produce quality.
Amid the formation of the AEC and the upcoming enforcement of FTAs, Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, director of the Vietnam Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, shared about potential challenges to farm exports and opportunities to attract foreign investment in agriculture.
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development official Nguyen Do Anh Tuan has suggested that Japanese enterprises should prioritise investments in seed production and breeding, support industries for farming, biological technology and produce maintenance in Vietnam.
Current factors, including the global recession, Chinese yuan devaluation and global oversupply, do not support Vietnamese farm exports, experts say.
Export earnings from Vietnamese farm commodities have fallen after many countries let their currencies depreciate significantly, giving their exporters more ability to undercut rivals.
Agricultural experts gathered on September 16 at a conference in Hanoi to seek ways to boost farm produce exports.