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Farming in Vietnam has become more digitized, which has eased the workload and increased sales of products to people who live in other localities.
Hai Duong’s first farm produce, including cabbage and chicken eggs, are being sold on voso.vn, an e-commerce website, while an online stall distributing Hai Duong’s produce has been set up.
Vietnamese farmers often call on consumers to ‘rescue’ farm produce when there is an oversupply and sales are slow. But the use of e-commerce platforms has changed that.
The COVID-19 prevention and control work needs to ensure the twin targets of pandemic prevention and economic recovery and development so as not to affect production and business activities
There are no barren cassava and maize fields as seen in the past on hillsides in Mo Cong hamlet in Son La province. The hills are now covered with passion fruit, bringing growers billions of dong a year.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the world’s largest trade pact, offers Vietnamese agricultural exporters an excellent opportunity to increase their participation in global value chains, experts said.
Farmers in Yet Kieu commune, the largest chicken breeding center in the north which can provide 100,000 birds a day, are facing serious problems because of restrictions on travel to other areas because of a Covid outbreak in the province.
People in the northern province of Hai Duong are calling for help as their farm produce distribution networks have been disrupted since social distancing was imposed in the locality.
Many Vietnamese farmers just need to press a button to grow vegetables and raise pigs, and click a mouse to sell vegetables in the global market.
After Hai Duong, the country's Covid-19 epicenter, imposed social distancing beginning at midnight on February 16, distribution of nearly 100,000 tons of farm produce was disrupted.
The project aims at improving the quality and value of agro-exports to meet the regulations of importers.
Vietnam tries to attract ‘eagles’, or big investors, into agriculture, but it also needs ‘sparrows’ or cooperatives and small enterprises.
The growth of import slower than that of export helped Vietnam clinch a trade surplus of over US$20 billion in the first 11 months of 2020.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has offered a variety of high-quality farm produce to China. He hopes Vietnam can boost exports through official ways to China in the time to come.
Encouraged by the success of Ben Tre’s coconuts, Long An, Dong Thap and An Giang provinces are considering plans to put their specialties on online for sale.
Within one hour, nearly 2,000 products were sold by last cam farmers. In the middle of the pandemic, Truong Thi Tam, a local seller, for the first time tried to sell her goods by livestreaming.
More and more Vietnamese businesses can satisfy the requirements to export products to the EU, one of the world’s choosiest markets.
By now, it can be concluded that albeit unable to reach the set goal, Vietnam’s export this year has yielded encouraging results.