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Rising quality key to sustainable farm exports to the EU

Local firms have no other alternative but to opt for higher product quality to ensure sustainable exports to the EU market.

EU doors open widely to Vietnam’s farm produce

With the EU’s strong commitment on opening its market after the EU-Vietnam FTA (EVFTA) takes effect, 94 percent of 547 tax categories of vegetable and fruits will be removed.

Organic farming is not for mass production: expert

 VietNamNet Bridge – Professor Nguyen Ngoc Kinh, former director of the Department of Science and Technology and Product Quality under the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD), 

Vietnamese farmers await foreign interest in lychee with bated breath

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Luc Ngan District in northern Bac Giang Province are holding their breath about the prospect of their lychees being exported to foreign markets this year.

State Budget relies on fisheries

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Duc Quy, director of the Department of Aquaculture, told Viet Nam News about achievements gained by the sector during the last 56 years.

Vietnam attempts to increase profits for farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in Vietnam are discussing solutions to rice production so as to increase the incomes of farmers who have continued to complain about modest profits.

High quality farm produce unsalable, farmers get exhausted

Farmers spend big money and efforts to grow high quality farm produce which meet international standards, but the products have been refused, or sold at low prices.

Mekong fruit growers try to improve quality

 VietNamNet Bridge – The application of Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) in fruit cultivation has paid some export dividends, but serious productivity and saleability problems remain, experts say.