Vietnam is a magnet for investments from the Netherlands, said Chairman of the Dutch Business Association in Vietnam Edo Offerhaus.
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 achieved its highest ever cashew exports in a year in 2017 with shipments worth US$3.52 billion.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.