Hue, Da Nang cities set up free ‘rice ATMs’

Hue, Da Nang cities set up free ‘rice ATMs’

Donors in the central city of Hue have set up a 'rice ATM' in the city to help underprivileged people that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rice stocks not a cause for concern

Rice stocks not a cause for concern

Despite growing complexities of disease and salt intrusion, Vietnam has enough rice for both exports and domestic consumption.
Halting rice exports to stabilise food supplies

Halting rice exports to stabilise food supplies

The Vietnamese government has asked rice exporters to temporarily suspend signing new export contracts in a bid to increase stockpiles and ensure the country’s food supply.
Vietnam's rice exports in spotlight despite decrease in acrerage

Vietnam's rice exports in spotlight despite decrease in acrerage

In February, Vietnam's rice exports increased by 32.6 per cent compared to the same time last year, despite troubles from the COVID-19 and natural catastrophes.
Vinafood 2 maintains losses in first half

Vinafood 2 maintains losses in first half

In the first half of the year, the profit of Vinafood 2 remained negative, and inventories were 83,313 tonnes of rice short.
Foreign retailers selling goods without permission in Vietnam?

Foreign retailers selling goods without permission in Vietnam?

Rice, one of the seven goods categories not allowed to be distributed without permission, is still on the shelves of foreign retailers.
Chinese rice importers visit Vietnam to find new partners

Chinese rice importers visit Vietnam to find new partners

Chinese importers of rice have arrived in HCM City and Long An Province to find trading opportunities with Vietnamese counterparts, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Import-Export Department.
Australia’s SunRice Group acquires rice processing factory in Vietnam

Australia’s SunRice Group acquires rice processing factory in Vietnam 1

This is the first direct investment of SunRice Group in Vietnam, and a significant step towards developing a full and sustainable supply chain in the country.
MARD issues regulations on ’VIETNAM RICE’ national brand

MARD issues regulations on ’VIETNAM RICE’ national brand

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued regulations on the use of national brand GẠO VIỆT NAM or VIETNAM RICE.
Vietnam likely to export 6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018

Vietnam likely to export 6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018

Vietnam may export 6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018. This year, the country continues increasing the propotion of hight-quality rice in the total rice export volume.
Over 40,000ha of rice to be hurt by saline intrusion in Hau Giang

Over 40,000ha of rice to be hurt by saline intrusion in Hau Giang

Over 40,000ha of winter-spring and summer-fall rice in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang will be hurt by saline intrusion this year, said chief of the Office of the provincial Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and Search and Rescue Tran Thanh Toan.
Vietnam signs contracts to export 2.9 million tons of rice

Vietnam signs contracts to export 2.9 million tons of rice

The Vietnam Food Association announced on February 27 that up to now, firms have signed contracts to export 2.9 million tons of rice, an increase of more than 99 per cent over the same period last year.
Vietnam export to Africa and Myanmar soars

Vietnam export to Africa and Myanmar soars

Economists predict that the Vietnam export to Africa would increase by 20 per cent to $3.12 billion in 2013.
Rice, seafood exports in Mekong Delta face tough market this year

Rice, seafood exports in Mekong Delta face tough market this year

Top officials have urged local authorities in the Mekong Delta to devise solutions to cope with long-term problems that could affect export and production of rice, catfish and shrimp this year.
Rice inches up ahead of stockpiling plan

Rice inches up ahead of stockpiling plan

Export rice prices have inched up after several weeks of decline, and members of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) have been buying paddy from farmers, even during the Lunar New Year holiday break.
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