VOV.VN - Vietnam has won a tender offered by the Philippines to export 60,000 tonnes of rice to the partner country at a higher price than that of countries which won the bid.
VOV.VN - Several local rice exporting firms have called for the removal of hurdles, including quotas, as large numbers of containers are now getting stuck at ports due to the long wait to receive customs clearance.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee recently handed over 100 tonnes of rice to Mozambique in Maputo to aid people affected by tropical storms in the country’s central region.
VOV.VN - The average export price of rice during the first nine months of the year suffered a sharp decline of 13.4 per cent to US$435.6 per tonne, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
“GAO” (Rice), an emotional puppetry performance composed and performed by Mat Tran Ensemble, will be premiered in HCMC late this month after its participation in the Pesta Boneka International Puppet Festival in Indonesia.
China’s role as a big rice importer of Vietnam’s rice is changing dramatically, sparking concern among farmers.
Trung An Hi-tech Farming JSC in the Mekong Delta has been exporting rice under foreign brand names for many years though it is itself one of the biggest rice exporters in Vietnam.
The General Department of State Reserve under the Ministry of Finance has provided 120,428 tonnes of rice worth about VND1.18 trillion (US$50.74 million) to needy people in localities nationwide throughout 2018.
VOV.VN - Agro-forestry and fishery exports are estimated at US$3.36 billion in October, bringing the total export value to US$32.6 billion in 10 months, a year-on-year rise of 8.1%, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
The annual flooding in the Mekong Delta has damaged more than 2,000ha of rice this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Water Resources.
The Vietnam Northern Food Corporation (Vinafood 1) and the Vietnam Southern Food Corporation (Vinafood 2) will sell 14,000 tonnes and 15,000 tonnes of rice, respectively, to the Philippines.
VOV.VN - The 10th World Rice Conference, one of the world’s premier conferences on the rice trade, will be held in Hanoi for the first time from October 10-12 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and The Rice Trader (TRT), drawing around 500-600 delegates.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Southern Food Corporation (Vinafood 2) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the AgriNurture Inc. (ANI) from the Philippines to become an exclusive supplier of two million tonnes of rice annually from 2019.
Up to 5,000 tonnes of rice that are the gift of the Vietnamese Party, State and people for the Cuban people were symbolically presented at a ceremony in Havana on September 14.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s rice exports are likely to continue their vigorous growth in the late months of the year as the demand from China, the Republic of Korea (RoK), the Philippines and African countries is increasing.
VOV.VN - Chinese businesses are looking to collaborate with Vietnamese partners to stock Vietnamese rice in supermarkets throughout Guangxi province.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will further support local businesses to increase the number of firms eligible to export rice to China, whose demand for the grain is still growing.
VOV.VN - Vietnam shipped an estimated 382,000 tons of rice valued at US$195 million in July, bringing the total rice exports for the first 7 months of the year to 3.9 million tons worth nearly US$2 billion, up 12.2% in volume and 29.2% in value, according to the Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
Earnings from exports of key farm produce in the first half of 2018 totalled US$10.3 billion, up 9.7% year-on-year. Increases were seen in rice, fruits & vegetables and cashew nut.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s rice exports are estimated to have reached 3.56 million tons valued at US$1.81 billion during the first half of this year, up 25% in volume and 42% in value against the same period last year, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.