VOV.VN - Vietnam grossed US$2.2 billion from rice exports during the eight-month period, representing an increase of 10.4% in comparison to the same period last year, despite the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
VOV.VN - While many of Vietnamese agricultural exports have faced COVID-19 challenges, rice exports during the opening seven months of the year increased by 10.9% in value, with the price of 5% broken rice now the highest globally.
Vietnam’s rice exports to Africa rose sharply in the first six months of 2020 and are expected to continue surging in the remainder of the year and in 2021, according to Vietnamese Trade Counsellor to Algeria Hoang Duc Nhuan.
VOV.VN - Vietnam witnessed modest earnings from rice exports to the EU market as a result of high import duties and restrictions caused by limited rice quotas provided by the EU, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Vietnam has beaten Thailand to become the second biggest rice exporter in the world after the latter decided to slash rice exports due to prolonged drought and strong baht.
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 - Vietnam exported 409,000 tonnes of rice worth US$207 million in June, increasing the overall six-month export volume and value to nearly 3.5 million tonnes and US$1.71 billion, respectively, according to figures released by the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade).
VOV.VN - Vietnam witnessed a sudden rise in the export of rice and medical masks during the first five months of the year, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The first four months of the year has seen the average export price of rice reach US$470.2 per tonne, representing an increase of 10% over the same period from last year and the highest level over the course of the past two years.
VOV.VN - The impending European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is projected to act as a boost for export turnover and enhance the competitiveness of Vietnamese rice in the EU market, according to Pham Thai Binh, General Director of Trung An High-tech Agriculture Joint Stock Company.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will continue to strictly manage rice exports through international border gates, said an official.
VOV.VN - Rice exports to China skyrocketed throughout March as their export value experiencing a four-fold increase in comparison with the same period from last year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and relevant ministries and agencies have agreed to propose the Prime Minister abolish a quota mechanism for rice exports as from May 1.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Government Inspectorate to launch an urgent inspection into the observance of legal regulations regarding the recent state management of rice exports.
The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has petitioned authorities to prioritise customs clearance of consignments of rice exports stuck at ports.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given his consent to plans on the export rice volume in April as proposed by the Minister of Industry and Trade after undergoing a series of consultations with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Finance, and the State Bank of Vietnam.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has asked the Government to resume rice exports, with the volume to be limited at 800,000 tonnes for April and May.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said that in the current situation, rice exports should be controlled to ensure food security in line with the Government’s Decree No.107.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has put forward a plan to the Prime Minister which would regulate monthly rice exports and cap them at 400,000 tonnes amid the increasingly complicated nature of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested that the signing of new rice export contracts be temporarily suspended, whilst simultaneously underscoring the need to set up an inter-sector inspection team for the purpose of checking and evaluating rice supplies, rice exports, and reserves.