Vietnamese farm produce introduced at chili fest in Italy

Vietnamese farm produce introduced at chili fest in Italy

Vietnamese agricultural products have been introduced at the 10th Chili Pepper Festival, one of the most awaited culinary fests in a year that is taking place in Italian central city of Rieti from September 1-5.
Growers juggle with fertiliser tensions

Growers juggle with fertiliser tensions

The imbalance between imports and domestic fertiliser production is exacerbating agricultural production difficulties, while unsuitable policies against some imported fertilisers are further pressuring the underdogs.
Agricultural ventures stack up despite lack of profit guarantee

Agricultural ventures stack up despite lack of profit guarantee

The agricultural sector continues to see an influx of investment from domestic giants such as TH Group, Vinamilk, Masan, Vingroup, and Truong Hai Auto Corporation – but some are struggling to get profitable, with few enjoying significant development.
Modern strategies vital for agricultural funding surge

Modern strategies vital for agricultural funding surge

As the country tries to drum up interest in high-tech agriculture, overseas investors preferring to invest in the sector via mergers and acquisitions are hoping to receive adequate support from state authorities, instead of purely waiting for changes in regulations.
Authorities cracking down on agricultural pretenders

Authorities cracking down on agricultural pretenders

Farms neglecting agricultural production after installing rooftop solar power projects are being warned by local authorities to resume production soon in line with their project’s licences or face sanctions.
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.
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