VOV.VN - Local export firms have encountered a range of difficulties due to the domestic price of cashew nuts being between 15% and 20% higher in comparison to the export price, according to figures released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam exported US$390 million worth of fruits and vegetables in April, representing a month-on-month rise of 7.9%, but down 15.6% against the same period last year.
VOV.VN - Aside from enjoying a range of opportunities through the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), local seafood businesses will also face a number of hurdles relating to technical barriers, stricter quality standards, fierce competition on prices, and requirements of origin traceability, according to insiders.
VOV.VN - China has recently imposed a number of stringent requirements on goods imported from Vietnam, which requires Vietnamese farmers and businesses to improve their product quality during the entire production process before sending goods to export.
Farm produce traders and retailers in foreign markets tend to impose stringent requirements on origin traceability to fight fraud and bolster goods quality control, which hinders Vietnam’s exports of these products, reported Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper.
VOV.VN - The EU is now the country’s second largest export market taking key commodities such as seafood, garments and textiles, footwear, and wood and wooden products.