Dragon fruits are prepared to be exported to the US. (Photo: SGGP)

Export of fruits faces several technical barriers

Exports of fruits have continuously grown, reaching US$3.8 billion in 2018 and aiming at $4.5 billion by 2020. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), vegetables in general and fruits in particular have a great potential for export because global demand for vegetables and fruits is extremely high. However, import countries have set up several technical barriers about food safety, forcing exporters to comply with.
Farmers collect shrimps in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Export of aquatic products strives for $10 billion target

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, export has faced difficulties since the beginning of this year, of which agro-forestry-aquatic export turnover reached US$5.5 billion in the first two months of this year, a decrease of 1.6 percent compared to the same period last year.
Ministry seeks ways to resolve difficulties in export

Ministry seeks ways to resolve difficulties in export

The Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 1 held a meeting to announce information and the status of the country’s agro market in Hanoi.
Ninh Thuan’s new grape variety approved for cultivation

Ninh Thuan’s new grape variety approved for cultivation

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s plant cultivation department has recognized Ninh Thuan province’s NH01-152 as a new grape variety and allowed the province to grow it on a trial basis before beginning commercial cultivation.

Vietnam self-produces foot–mouth vaccine

Vietnam self-produces foot–mouth vaccine

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday announced foot-mouth vaccine type 0 and transferred virus LMLM type A for commercial vaccine manufacturing.

Vietnam not to build more sugarcane plant

Vietnam not to build more sugarcane plant

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development approved the sugarcane plan by signing a decision No. 1369/QD-BNN-CBTTNS to re-structure the sugarcane sector by 2020 with the vision to 2030 yesterday, affirming Vietnam will not build more new sugarcane plants.
Rice harvest in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Rice, rubber export strongly increases

Since early this year rice export volume and value increased 56.5 percent and 74.2 percent over the same period last year while rubber hiked 94.5 percent and 14 percent, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday.
Rice bags stockpiled for export at a warehouse in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Agricultural export turnover exceeds $36.3 billion

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday said that the agricultural industry obtained a big win this year with export value reaching US$36.37 billion, a year on year increase of 13 percent.