Latest News about farm produce
The US has proposed to reduce the import tax on some of its agricultural products, including chicken, some fruits, wheat, potato, pork and dairy products.
Vietnam expects to see spectacular export growth rate in 2019 despite influences from the US-China trade war, but the government has decided to maintain the same export target for 2020.
China has set comprehensive policies on importing farm produce, but Vietnam’s exports to the market remain below expectation.
Though ASEAN is an open market for Vietnam, it has not been easy to export products to the large market.
With a growth rate of 34 percent, or $10.9 billion, Vietnam has jumped from 12th to 7th among the leading suppliers to the US market.
Many Vietnamese products' availability at large supermarkets in Thailand will act as a springboard for Vietnamese goods to reach the regional market.
Price reductions, stiff competition and technical barriers are pushing the Vietnamese pepper industry against the wall.
To attract customers, manufacturers need to pay more attention to packaging, experts said.
Vietnam’s snacks made of farm produce could conquer foreign markets, especially China, experts say.
Vietnam’s vegetables and fruits are finding it difficult to enter China, but the country continues to import Chinese products in large quantities.
Official reports all show that exports of farm produce have increased sharply since the beginning of the year, but the value is very low.
Vietnam’s businesses have had to change the way of organizing production to satisfy the increasingly high demand from China.
Though they were warned beforehand, farmers are still unable to satisfy requirements, and their produce has been rejected by China.
HCM City will soon be able to order coconuts from Ben Tre and Lo Ren starapples from Tien Giang province.
The EU is strengthening the protection of local farm produce by setting high requirements on food safety and traceability, thus putting pressure on Vietnam’s farm exports.