Diversifying products and adapting quickly to market fluctuations will help create growth momentum and remove difficulties for seafood exports, experts have said.
VOV.VN - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has moved to loosen restrictions placed on the labelling requirements of aquatic products, including tra fish and white-flesh fish, according to the Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN - Leaders from the livestock sector gathered in Hanoi on February 27 at a showcasing event for the “Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) in the Agriculture Sector” project.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recognised Vietnam as a country eligible to export Siluriformes fish (catfish, including tra fish) and fish products to the US.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has posted an introduction to the benefits of dragon fruit, a key export of Vietnam.
Rice export achieved remarkable results in the first eight months of 2018 relying upon the improved purchasing power of the world market.
Vietnam’s fruit sector should focus on gaining trust from domestic consumers before focusing on exports, said Deputy Director of the Plant Cultivation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Nhu Cuong.
Lafooco, a member of The PAN Group and one of the leading cashew nut traders in Vietnam, has become one of the first two Vietnamese firms to be granted the USDA Organic Certificate and the EU Organic Certificate for sterilised cashew nuts.
VOV.VN - The value of Vietnam’s coffee exports to Indonesia saw a sharp rise in the first five months of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue urged the US to facilitate the export of Vietnamese agricultural and seafood products to its market at a June 6 meeting with Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky during his visit to the US from June 25-27.
The first direct shipment of US corn to Vietnam has arrived in the country with the assistance of the Quang Ninh Port Joint Stock Company in the Port of Cai Lan, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Grains Council representatives.
Vietnam’s coffee exports are expected to rise in 2018 thanks to projected annual increases of 7.1% for domestic yield and 1.3% for global consumption in 2017-18 crop.
Vietnam shipped abroad nearly 5.2 million tonnes of rice worth over 2.27 billion USD in the first 11 months of this year, surpassing the figure of the entire 2016 at 4.9 million tonnes, according to the Vietnam Food Association.
When international market pressures challenged Vietnamese farmers to adopt good agricultural practices and produce organic pepper, many responded positively.
Vietnam’s tra fish exports to the United States have remained stable after it imposed a demand that exporting countries demonstrate their food safety control system is equivalent to that of the US.
VOV.VN - On July 3, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service put all foreign exporters and brokers of catfish including Vietnam on notice that beginning August 2 it will reinspect all shipments of catfish products at US ports of entry.
Senior Vietnamese and US officials on agriculture met in Hanoi on May 11 to discuss how to boost trade relations in the field between the two countries.
For the first time in years, the US is no longer the largest seafood export market of Vietnam as it is overtaken by Japan, says a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The TNI King Coffee Factory that recently opened in Vietnam's southern province of Binh Duong is the latest player to join the race to ship more finished coffee products from the world's second-biggest producer.
Vietnam catfish processors must prepare for the inspection programme of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in order to boost exports into this market.