Brits shopping for agri-aqua products

Brits shopping for agri-aqua products

Vietnam’s agricultural and aquatic products are expected to see a big jump in exports to the United Kingdom on the back of the newly-enforced UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
Dong Thap grasps momentum in socioeconomic development

Dong Thap grasps momentum in socioeconomic development

Dong Thap has yet to fulfil its growth target this year, in part due to the ongoing pandemic – however, the province’s economy still maintains third position in the Mekong Delta.
Increased goods transport via the skies on the cards

Increased goods transport via the skies on the cards

Vietnam is working on a number of measures to reduce logistics costs and improve competitiveness amid increasingly international economic integration.
PPPs bringing enterprises and cooperatives together

PPPs bringing enterprises and cooperatives together

Over the past 10 years, experiences from agricultural public-private partnerships have produced encouraging results and led to Vietnam’s Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture model becoming a case study at Harvard University. VIR’s Hai Van spoke with Dr. Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, director of the International Cooperation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, about the future of this model.
Container shortages causing price hikes and export struggles

Container shortages causing price hikes and export struggles

Despite the heavy storms sweeping through the central provinces recently, most of Vietnam’s exported agricultural products still saw bumper crops.
Agricultural fairs display safe attitude

Agricultural fairs display safe attitude

A series of agricultural fairs held by the Hanoi Promotion Agency to promote the “One Commune, One Product” programme in 26 cities and provinces nationwide are taking place this month.
Increasing agricultural quality through new EU deal

Increasing agricultural quality through new EU deal

The historic EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been in force for nearly two months now.
Airlines reinventing the skies for agricultural business lines

Airlines reinventing the skies for agricultural business lines

While many of the worlds’ aircraft have been grounded throughout the pandemic, local airlines have found ways to support Vietnam’s agricultural export businesses in the wake of sky-high freight charges.
Tax exemptions encouraging agricultural growth

Tax exemptions encouraging agricultural growth

The National Assembly is expected to provide millions of farming households and thousands of agricultural firms nationwide with an exemption of tax for using agricultural land for the 2021-2025 period, which will also help the country secure more investment into agriculture.
Agri-trade to blossom through EVFTA

Agri-trade to blossom through EVFTA

Agricultural businesses are amplifying investment to make use of opportunities provided by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, which promises to increase Vietnam’s export of agricultural products.
Meeting talks sustainable development of agricultural material areas

Meeting talks sustainable development of agricultural material areas

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a meeting in Hanoi on December 5 to discuss ways to sustainably develop raw material areas and improve processing capacity and market access for agro-products of Vietnam.
Catapulting sustainable agriculture and growth

Catapulting sustainable agriculture and growth

The central region is cultivating suitable conditions for promoting high-tech agricultural development, an industry helping the region to court an influx of recent investment and laying the foundations for future sustainable development.
Aspirations for an agricultural cycle of sustainability

Aspirations for an agricultural cycle of sustainability

Circular economic models being applied in Vietnamese agriculture are increasingly popular, while also helping to ensure the sector develops in a sustainable manner. Phuong Hao reports.
US, Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism

US, Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism

As optimism grows that the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, Japan kicks off its own negotiations with Washington from Monday (Apr 15), hoping to resolve some of the issues "very quickly".
GVCs in reach thanks to agricultural investment

GVCs in reach thanks to agricultural investment

Over the past few years, the Vietnamese agricultural sector has gradually climbed global value chains via improvements in product quality based on modern technology. However, much remains to be done for the sector to reduce its raw material exports. Thanh Dat reports.
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