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Vietnam earns US$2.2 billion from rice export this year

Vietnam earns US$2.2 billion from rice export this year

Vietnam exported an estimated 4.88 million tonnes of rice this year, earning US$2.2 billion, down 25.8% in volume and 21.2% in value year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Asia’s dropping rice output threatens food security

Asia’s dropping rice output threatens food security

Nearly a decade after a spike in global food prices sent shockwaves around the world, Asia's top rice producers are suffering from a blistering drought that threatens to cut output and boost prices of a staple for half the world's population.

Asia’s dropping rice output threatens food security

Asia’s dropping rice output threatens food security

Nearly a decade after a spike in global food prices sent shockwaves around the world, Asia's top rice producers are suffering from a blistering drought that threatens to cut output and boost prices of a staple for half the world's population.

Vietnam records GDP growth slowdown in Q1

Vietnam records GDP growth slowdown in Q1

Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 5.46% in the first quarter, slower than the 6.12% during the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Climate change in Mekong Delta through pictures

Climate change in Mekong Delta through pictures

VietNamNet's Hoang Huong recently took a trip to the Mekong Delta to learn about the impact of climate change in Vietnam's largest granary. Below are photos taken by Huong a few days ago.

Japanese firms examine Ha Nam agriculture prospects

The northern province of Ha Nam will offer all possible support to Japanese agriculture investors, Secretary of its Party Committee Mai Tien Dung assured visiting Japanese businesses on May 26.

Farmers reap gains from new model

Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in Hau Giang Province in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18% since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

Mekong Delta rice output to reach 25.2 million tonnes

The Mekong Delta region’s unhusked rice output is likely to reach 25.2 million tonnes this year, according to the Cultivation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Rice output estimated at 43.7 mln tones in 2012

Rice output estimated at 43.7 mln tones in 2012

Vietnam’s rice output for 2012 is expected to increase by 1.45 million tonnes over the last year’s figure, to reach 43.7 million tonnes, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.