Vietnam re-structures agricultural products for export

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta suffered losses due to the severe and prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion last dry season. In addition, changes in agricultural produce exports are reasons for the Ministry of Agriculture and rural development (MARD) to re-structure the agricultural sector.

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Vinafood 2 pushes off equitisation to January 2017

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 day(s) ago

Vietnam Southern Food Corporation Limited (Vinafood 2) has been authorised to extend its equitisation deadline to January 30, 2017, according to newswire Bnews.vn.

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Fruit, vegetable exports surpass rice shipments: Vietnam Customs

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam’s fruits and vegetables are slowly taking over other export products as the momentum for the country’s agricultural and rural development, customs statistics showed.

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Rice exports to decline sharply this year

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Rice exports to decline sharply this year

Việt Nam hopes to export 1.6 million tonnes rice in the four remaining months of the year, raising exports for the year to 4.9 million tonnes, said the Việt Nam Food Association (VFA).

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PM weighs in on rice lending

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

PM weighs in on rice lending

Rice millers said yesterday they welcomed the prime minister’s announcement that the government would make over $20 million in funds available shortly to support cash-strapped millers and prop up falling paddy prices.

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VN expects $2.5b gain in fruit, veggie exports

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

VN expects $2.5b gain in fruit, veggie exports

The export value of domestic fruits and vegetables is expected to reach US$2.5 billion this year, surpassing the value of rice exports for the first time, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) announced.

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No sign of relief for rice industry

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VietStock FI English 2 week(s) ago

No sign of relief for rice industry

As the harvest season of Cambodia’s most important crop kicks off, a crisis is looming as both rice farmers and millers face crippling capital shortages and a promised industry lifeline has yet to materialise.

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China agrees to double rice import quota: PM

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VietStock FI English 2 week(s) ago

China agrees to double rice import quota: PM

China has agreed to double its rice import quota, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced at the opening of the first Chinese-Cambodia investment forum in Nanning, China yesterday, offering a much-needed boost to Cambodia’s beleaguered rice sector.

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Minister points out three big challenges of Vietnam’s agriculture

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Minister points out three big challenges of Vietnam’s agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Bui Xuan Cuong yesterday pointed out three big challenges of the agriculture industry, including small scale production, climate change and stronger competition from free trade agreements (FTAs).

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Government to retain 65% in Vinafood 2 after equitisation

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Government to retain 65% in Vinafood 2 after equitisation

The Viet Nam Southern Food Corporation (Vinafood 2) plans to equitise, selling a 35 per cent share to strategic investors and employees, Huynh The Nang, its general director, said.

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Vietnam’s rice exports fall during January-August

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s rice exports fall during January-August

Vietnam exported 432,000 tonnes of rice for 191 million USD in August, bringing the total volume and value in the first eight months of this year to 3.37 million tonnes and 1.51 billion USD.

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Rice export turnover reduces sharply

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Rice export turnover reduces sharply

Vietnam only exported over 270,000 tons of rice in July, reaching at US$ 120 million of Free on Board (FOB) and US$ 122 million of cost insurance and freight (CIF), according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Vietnamese dishes enter Top 100 most delicious foods

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago

VGP - Vietnamese ‘Pho’ (noodles with beef or chicken), ‘bun cha’ (rice noodles with grilled pork) and ‘banh mi’ (Vietnamese sandwich) were listed among the world’s top 100 famous food by the World Records Union (Worldkings).

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Rice brand has yet to stick

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

Rice brand has yet to stick

The private sector’s campaign to develop a single recognisable umbrella brand for Cambodia’s premium varieties of fragrant rice looks increasingly tenuous after a government body voiced objections to the name selected, and argued instead that the country should market each variety of rice under its own individual brand name.

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Rice exports plunge 40 percent in June

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Rice exports plunge 40 percent in June

Vietnam exported only 380,000 tons of rice in June, down nearly 40 percent over the same period last year, reported the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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