Vietnam, a prioritised destination of Dutch businesses

Vietnam is a magnet for investments from the Netherlands, said Chairman of the Dutch Business Association in Vietnam Edo Offerhaus.

Vietnamese rice earns high export in 2017

Vietnam's rice export recorded a good year in 2017 as export volume reached 6 million tonnes, thanks to an increased demand on the world market.

Việt Nam achieves record cashew exports

Việt Nam achieved its highest ever cashew exports in a year in 2017 with shipments worth US$3.52 billion.

Vietnam's seafood exports surge as key province announces major aquaculture investments

Vietnam's seafood export sales reached nearly USD 8.4 billion (EUR 7 billion) in 2017, up 18.5 percent compared to 2016, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

JICA helps Vietnam build supply chains of safe farm produce

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Hanoi investment, trade, and tourism promotion agency on December 25 held a seminar to boost ties among producers, distributors and consumers in agriculture.

Vietnam needs to develop supply chain for safe farm produce

Vietnam needs to develop a supply chain for clean and safe farm produce, an important step to increase sales, prevent price slumps and promote safe agricultural production, experts say.

Fruit and vegetable exports hit US$3.34 billion

Vietnam’s exports of fruits and vegetables hit US$3.34 billion as by December 15, a surge of 45% year on year, surpassing 2016’s revenue of US$2.457 billion, according to the updated report of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

FDI in VN rose 44% to hit new record in 2017

Vietnam has remained an attractive destination for foreign investors in 2017 with total FDI capital registered in the country hitting a record high of US$35.88 billion, up 44.4% against last year.

Rice exports see sharp rise in value for 2017

Rice exports have risen sharply, increasing 20.9% to 5.66 million tons while seeing a 23.8% jump in value to nearly US$2.6 billion during the 11 and a half months to date this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Trade turnover reaches milestone

Total trade turnover has recently exceeded $400 billion, a four-fold increase in the decade since 2007 and a major milestone for Vietnam, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said

Japanese garlic may overtake Ly Son garlic fields on Ly Son island

With the growing of Japanese elephant garlic on Ly Son Island, Ly Son garlic, a well-known brand, will be threatened, scientists say.

Da Nang seeks hi-tech farm funds

The central city of Da Nang has called for VND1.5 trillion (US$66.3 million) investment in five high-tech farms to create a centre for hi-tech-farming in the central and central highlands region.

Green-growth plans in North lacks lustre

Only nine out of 25 provinces in the northern region have developed a green-growth strategy. Another two provinces are in the process of approving the innovations.

Livestock farmers urged to join production links

Livestock farmers should join production links with co-operatives as well as processing and trading enterprises to sustain their livelihoods, experts said at a conference in Hà Nội yesterday.

Vietnam aims for 3% agriculture growth

Vietnam targets a GDP growth rate for agriculture at 3 per cent per year by 2020 following an agricultural restructure plan that has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.

Vietnam Launching $7.5 Million Coffee Development Project

The Vietnamese government has approved a 170 billion VNĐ (approximately US$7.5 million) five-year coffee sector development project designed to improve quality, increase exports and develop a premium Vietnamese coffee brand.

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