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While dragonfruit in Vietnam has seen prices plummet, the fruit is being sold for VND200,000 per kilogram in Australian supermarkets and VND600,000 in the Netherlands.

Agriculture Ministry calls on overseas Vietnamese to invest in local agriculture

Local agriculture officials are calling for higher contributions from overseas Vietnamese to the domestic economy.

The art of doing cross-border trade with China

Jackfruit exports to China bring $124 million a year. However, the export/import ‘game’ is controlled by five Vietnamese individual and institutional exporters and three Chinese importers.

Unofficial-quota trade alone is not solution to fruit, vegetable sales

As the total annual output of vegetables and fruits is 28 million tons, unofficial-quota exports and domestic consumption alone won’t use up this amount.

HCMC, Mekong Delta develop formal distribution system of farm produce

Vice Chairwoman of HCMC People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang promised to bring goods from the Mekong Delta into wholesale markets and distribution systems in HCMC to support farmers and cooperatives for connection of supply and demand.

Agriculture Ministry denies that cross-border exports are low-quality products

Vietnam exported $3.52 billion worth of vegetables and fruits in 2021, an increase of 8.6 percent over the year before. China remains the biggest client consuming 54.5 percent of the exports.

Unable to cross the border to China, farm produce is sold on pavements

Millions of tons of farm produce have been put on sale in the domestic market as exports to China are stuck at the border. The prices have fallen dramatically.

When Vietnam has to import farm produce

Vietnam’s farm produce import turnover reached record highs in 2021. The country for the first time saw high exports of rice, cashew and pepper.

Hanoi to accelerate local goods’ presence on foreign shelves

The city’s investment, trade, and tourism promotion activities will focus on gathering the participation of Vietnamese businesses at home and abroad.

Congestion at border gates, seaports stalls transport of farm exports

Farm exports experienced a tough year in 2021 due to continued congestion at border gates. Despite this, agricultural produce still reached export turnover of $47 billion for the year.

Vietnamese fruits sell for sky-high prices in world market

2021 has been a fruitful year for Vietnam’s agriculture as many farm specialties have entered choosy markets.

Vietnam’s farm exports in deadlock as China changes policy

After tightening technical barriers, China now may suspend imports for at least six weeks during the Tet holiday. About 1 million tons of Vietnamese fruit may suffer from the decision.

Enterprises of agricultural export to China strive to adapt to new market regulations after COVID-19 impacts

China's increasing demand for imports of high-quality agricultural products has contributed to boosting the recovery of domestic production and export after the COVID-19 pandemic impacts.

Enterprises of agricultural export to China strive to adapt to new market regulations after COVID-19 impacts

China's increasing demand for imports of high-quality agricultural products has contributed to boosting the recovery of domestic production and export after the COVID-19 pandemic impacts.

Too many traceability apps confuse farm-produce buyers

The farm produce traceability system in Vietnam still doesn’t match GS1 standards (the most widely used system of standards in the world), and, as such, the existing traceability apps are just for internal use.

Farm exports to EU must follow food hygiene requirements: experts

After one year of EVFTA (EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement) implementation, Vietnam’s farm exports to the EU have increased sharply.

China’s new regulations result in more barriers to access its huge market

China is no longer an easy market and if Vietnamese businesses don’t change their business strategies, it will be more difficult to enter the huge market.

Farm exports on the rise despite Covid-19

Vietnam’s farm exports continue growing, serving as the pillar of the economy. Exporters are sprinting to export more produce for the year-end sale season.

Vietnam’s litchis, longan sell at high prices overseas, but minister still unhappy

Only when Vietnam can bring its farm produce to official distribution systems in countries will Vietnam’s national brand be well known by consumers around the world, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan said.

Vietnam aims to become world’s farm produce granary

The national digital transformation program says Vietnam will develop hi-technology agriculture with a focus on smart and precise agriculture, while increasing the proportion of digital agriculture in the economy.