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China becomes top buyer of Vietnam’s farm produce

China has surpassed the US to become the top importer of Vietnam’s farm produce. Exports to China in the first six months of the year accounted for 21 percent of total export turnover in the agriculture sector.

Vietnamese products sell well on international e-commerce platforms

Positive signs of growth for cross-border e-commerce could enhance Vietnamese brand value.

Vietnam’s durian becomes multi-billion-dollar fruit

It is expected that full-tax durian exports will bring billions of dollars for Vietnam in 2023.

VN goods face difficulty as Chinese market becomes choosier

China spends up to $13.5 billion to import fruits a year, but the market is now considered as fastidious as the US and Europe. If just one sweet potato is found stuck with soil, the whole consignment can be rejected.

Vietnam's farm exports reach US$55 billion

Vietnam’s agricultural export revenue from January to mid-October 2022 was estimated at $55 billion.

Outdated vehicles lead to high post-harvesting losses

In Vietnam, harvested farm produce is carried by "modified" tricycles and small boats to areas where it is placed on the floor before being put into cold storage facilities, leading to post-harvest losses.

How much is 'safe' food worth?

Farmers are spending more time and effort to make safe food, but many customers are unwilling to pay more for the products.

Farmers offer local specialties to the world via online platforms

Vietnamese farmers are now selling more products thanks to e-commerce platforms.

Organic farm products face distribution problems

The organic farm produce market in Vietnam is full of potential. However, it is not easy to ‘go organic’ and distribute the produce.

Trade fraud in fruit exports will harm entry to Chinese market

Export companies have been warned that if they commit trade fraud, farm produce to China will be blocked.

Exporters urged to change way of doing business to ease entry into choosy markets

A Vietnamese enterprise once had to pay compensation for an entire consignment of products to the Japanese partner after a few hairs were found in some packages of products.

Vietnamese fruits lose ground to imports, could lose home market

Dislodged from supermarkets, Vietnam’s fruits are being displayed at sidewalk shops and sold by street vendors.

Australia, US fruit imports cheap but China fruit expensive

Vietnamese are no longer turning their back on Chinese fruits but are queueing up to buy more imported fruit.

Big step for Vietnamese fruits towards US market

First litchi fruits of northern Hai Duong and Bac Giang provinces have been shipped by sea to the US to be sold at Safeway and Albersons - two supermarket chains with the largest network on the West Coast of the US.

Though petrol prices have fallen, food prices have remained high

Contrary to all predictions, food prices have remained high despite the sharp fall of gasoline prices.

Cheap fruit imports taking sales away from domestic fruit

Just within six months, Vietnam spent nearly $900 million to import vegetables and fruits. The products are piling up at supermarkets and online markets at surprisingly low prices.

Measures to stabilize pork prices to be immediately implemented

The Government Office yesterday released Document No.4679/VPCP-KTTH about the direction of Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai on stabilizing the prices of pork and animal feed, which have increased significantly lately.

Vietnam poised to join top 10 global farm produce processors

The nation has high hopes of developing a modern and sustainable farm produce processing system, thereby transforming the country into one of the world’s top 10 agricultural processing hubs by 2030

Vietnamese fruit exports to China fall as consumption drops

Eleven Vietnamese fruits have been allowed to be exported to China through official channels. However, Chinese  consumption decreased during the pandemic, and, as a result, Vietnam’s exports to the market fell by $400 million in H1.

Vietnam targets to stay among the world’s top 10 farm produce processing hubs

The Government would push for greater mechanization in agricultural production.