Stakeholders in rice place focus on quality

Stakeholders in rice place focus on quality

Suggestions are being made to invest in processing and marketing techniques that add value to Vietnamese rice, with the country planning to limit production in the coming years.
Vietnam striving to bring high-quality rice to the world

Vietnam striving to bring high-quality rice to the world

With the embrace of now-globally recognised ST25 rice, Vietnam’s foray into foreign markets has received the necessary boost – but a lack of cooperation between exporters and farmers could limit domestic suppliers’ competitiveness.
Thai experience blocking Vietnam’s rice superiority

Thai experience blocking Vietnam’s rice superiority

Overcoming Thailand to take the top spot in the world of rice exporting remains a tough task for Vietnam.
Sticking points impeding rice trade

Sticking points impeding rice trade

Although the Vietnamese rice industry has set itself an ambitious export target for 2021, domestic rice farmers and suppliers remain cautious amid the ongoing health crisis and complications in international trade.
Calls for shake-up in rice exporting

Calls for shake-up in rice exporting

Rice export management is advised to make changes in order to ensure both food security and benefits for the business community.
PM approves rice export resumption, orders guaranteed food security

PM approves rice export resumption, orders guaranteed food security

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the resumption of rice export provided that food security must be guaranteed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, drought and saltwater intrusion.
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.
New decree facilitates rice trading, export activities

New decree facilitates rice trading, export activities

New regulations included in Decree No.107/2018 ND-CP have helped cut down costs for businesses in market engagement activities and created strong motivation for the improvement of their trading capacity and the promotion of rice exports, said business representatives at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 1.
Thailand wants to foster rice trade ties with Vietnam

Thailand wants to foster rice trade ties with Vietnam

Vietnam and Thailand should sit together to forge more specific cooperation in rice trade, especially to draft a strategy on rice standards, prices and products for export as this will benefit both nations as well as their farmers, Thai officials said.
A hunger to drive global rice prices

A hunger to drive global rice prices

Vietnam continues playing a crucial role in the global rice trade’s growth in 2010.
Rice exports breaking records

Rice exports breaking records

Vietnam, the world’s second largest rice exporter, will break its 2009 rice export record this year.