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Update news agricultural products

Before the Lunar New Year, many fruits and agricultural products exported to China were stuck at the border gates, with thousands of containers, and traders neglected to purchase them.

Farmers face sharp drop in prices for fruit amid pandemic

Nearly all kinds of fruits, from custard apple to dragon fruit to durian, have seen prices plummet on low demand.

Agricultural produce supplies meet demand for the long-term: Ministry

The supply of agricultural products will meet consumer demand for the long term with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's special working team in HCM City. 

5 million farmer households to sell produce online this year

Postmart and Voso have trained farmers to organize livestreams, and advertise their products by shooting video or taking photo. They can create their own booths and sell products on these floors even during the time of social distancing.


Vietnam's agricultural-forestry-seafood exports still grow amid pandemic

Despite being significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam's agricultural, forestry and fishery exports still earned 28.6 billion USD in the past seven months, up 26.7% over the same period last year.

Modern strategies vital for agricultural funding surge

In the first five months of this year, the agro-forestry-fishery sector accounted for the lowest ratio of foreign direct investment inflows.

Solutions needed for agricultural products to no longer call for rescue

Every time China stops importing agricultural products or when the Covid-19 pandemic happens, several agricultural products are unsalable, then the rescue of them to support farmers will take place repeatedly.

Lessons learned from the ups and downs of Vietnam’s 'black gold'

The price of pepper, known as black gold, is increasing sharply. However, Vietnam’s pepper growers are not sure how long the price will be maintained.

Young woman starts successful business with local agricultural products

For Nguyen Thi Thu Phuong, returning to her hometown to start a business after graduating from university was the best decision she ever made.

How to make a breakthrough for Mekong Delta’s agricultural products?

For years, the supply chain of the Mekong Delta’s agricultural products has remained fragmented, and the smallholders have been struggling to get wealthier, getting trapped in the vicious cycle with no way out. What could be the reasons?

Farmers in Hai Duong turn to e-commerce sites to sell produce

No longer having to discard vegetables, many farmers in Hai Duong province, Vietnam’s Covid-19 hotspot, can now sell their farm produce on e-commerce platforms.

E-commerce platforms help “rescue” agricultural products

E-commerce platforms are effective tools that can help farmers reduce losses when there is an oversupply of produce and sales are slow.

Vietnam, US to enhance agricultural cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc held phone talks with US Under Secretary of Agriculture Ted McKinney in Washington DC on May 6 with a view to promoting agricultural cooperation between the two countries.

Export of agricultural products to China show positive signs, says businesses

Trade and customs clearance for agricultural products at the border with China are slowly returning to normal due to strict regulations to prevent a further outbreak of COVID-19.


Ministry targets no drop in exports this year despite COVID-19

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has targeted no drop in export value of agricultural products this year, even though the sector was hit hard by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from the beginning of this year.


VN farm produce exporters urged to look at markets other than China

Exporters of agricultural products, especially dragon fruit, must improve quality and focus on the domestic and new export markets and reduce their dependence on the Chinese market amid the current epidemic outbreak, experts have said.


Vietnam's export of main agricultural products down 5.3% in 2019

The combined export value of main agricultural products was estimated at 18.5 billion USD in 2019, down 5.3 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Ministry of Finance proposes reducing import tax on some foods

The ministry said consumers will benefit from tax reductions due to decreasing product prices.

First Vietnam Market in Malaysia to open in March 2020

The first Vietnam Market in Malaysia with 200 pavilions is scheduled to open in March 2020.

HCMC announces key industrial, agricultural products

 The government of HCMC recently issued a list of key industrial and agricultural products that will receive support for their continued growth and domination of the local market, as well as being promoted for exports.