Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung held a meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on August 19 to examine public investment disbursement in the agriculture sector.
Rice quotas for Vietnam under the EVFTA are expected to push Vietnam’s rice exports up from the second half of this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Despite the recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic causing a significant impact on various global supply chains, both India and Vietnam are able to complement one another in multiple fields, especially in the textile and footwear sectors, said Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Verma at a recent press conference held in Hanoi.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has advised local exporters of farm produce and fruit to China to keep a close watch on the customs clearance process around the upcoming Lunar New Year, or Tet, to guarantee the quality of their products and their export progress.
VOV.VN - Despite the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement opening up a wealth of opportunities for Vietnamese businesses, it has also posed a number of challenges due to stringent regulations regarding the quality of goods and services necessary for the EU market penetration.
The EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) is expected to bring great opportunities for exporters of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta region in particular. However, insiders have advised Vietnamese firms to improve their products’ quality to overcome barriers in the choosy EU market.
As China is a lucrative market for Vietnamese exporters, meeting its import standards is important for the Southeast Asian country to capture larger market share, according to the insiders.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the fisheries sector to build a safe and high-quality seafood brand, continue increasing the quality of products, maintain traditional markets and develop new ones.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese tea sector must improve its competitive edge and product quality if it is to see an increase in value amid lower global demand and growing supply sources.
Vietnam earned over US$2 billion from exporting fruits and vegetables in the first half of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 19.7%.
The garment-textile sector is aiming for a growth of 10% in 2018 in spite of huge challenges in the global market, said Le Tien Truong, Director General of the Vietnam National Textile Garment Group.
Localities and businesses appreciate the efforts made by Vietnamese trade counsellors in helping the country’s businesses boost their exports, and want them to continue providing information in a timely manner.
VOV.VN - Between January and September, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports witnessed the highest growth in the group of agro-forestry-fisheries products, increasing a staggering 45.6% to US$2.67billion when compared to the same period last year.
Despite a recent rebound in shrimp exports to the EU, Vietnam’s shrimp sector is facing a fierce competition in the market, requiring domestic exporters to continue improving their product quality and competitiveness, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has produced 24.58 million tonnes of coal in the first eight months of the year, accounting for 68.3 percent of the annual plan.c
Vietnamese producers must improve product quality and make the most of their advantages so that imported goods don’t take over the market, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry said.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) fulfilled 352 out of 503 tasks assigned by the government as of November 10, it reported during a working session in Hanoi on November 21 with the Prime Minister’s working group.
A workshop was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on November 8 to help local small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to promote the value chain of peanut.
The State should eliminate price ceilings for milk products and control milk prices via input materials instead, experts said.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnamese firms would benefit greatly from expanding distribution systems for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) in rural markets.