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VietNamNet Bridge - Experts believe that Vietnam should focus on producing high-quality rice instead of striving to earn money from selling low-cost rice products.

Vietnam vows to develop national rice brand

VietNamNet Bridge - The government has approved a plan to develop a national rice brand by 2020, aiming to improve marketing capability and competitiveness.

Agriculture, not gold or USD, most attractive investment channel

Agriculture was never found on the list of the most attractive investment channels for those who have idle money. But things are changing.

Rescuing Vietnam’s rice sector by improving quality, branding

VietNamnet Bridge - In the last 30 years, Vietnam has been trying to produce as much rice as possible but has not focused on improving quality.

Rejected rice export consignments to US are not toxic: officials

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese agencies have confirmed that rice export consignments rejected by the US are not toxic or unsafe.

Vietnam’s rice exports see record low in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge - Contrary to optimistic forecasts given earlier this year, rice exports have plunged recently. The total export volume would be less than 5 million tons in 2016, a record low since 2009.

When Chinese get involved in Cambodia's rice strategy

VietNamNet Bridge - China's plan to get involved in Cambodia's rice development strategy is a bad sign for Vietnam.

Giant rice exporter incurs huge loss

VietNamNet Bridge - The Southern Food Corporation, also known as Vinafood 2, one of two of Vietnam's largest rice exporters, has reported an accumulative loss of VND1 trillion. 

Vietnam mulls future plans: rice or fruit exports?

VietNamNet Bridge - Experts have called on Vietnamese leaders to rethink whether Vietnam should become a big rice exporter or fruit export power.

Vietnam’s rice exports at a standstill

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam is facing dual difficulties in exporting rice as demand from loyal markets has been lower than expected, while the price has been decreasing in the world market.

Gov't aims to lift agricultural exports

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is seeking to create measures to tackle falling exports of major farm products, to assure it reaches its goal of US$30 billion in export revenues of the agro-forestry-fishery sector for 2016.

Vietnam warned it may yield to Myanmar in exporting rice

VietNamNet Bridge - Myanmar has jumped into large markets, getting ready to become the No 1 in the world in rice exports, according to Vo Tong Xuan, the leading rice expert. 

International reports warn about disintegration of Mekong River Delta

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta is in danger of disintegrating as the volume of sediment is declining.

China tightens control over rice imports from Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam and China have signed a protocol on phytosanitary requirements on Vietnamese rice and rice bran exports to China. The protocol sets stricter sterilization inspection of exports.

Drought, Thai sales of rice inventory pose problems for exporters

VietNamNet Bridge - Though the rice export increased in the first quarter over last year in the same period, rice exporters have been warned about big difficulties ahead.

VN needs fair competition, say officials

 Viet Nam needs a comprehensive competition policy to ensure fair competition in the market economy, said Nguyen Dinh Cung, director general of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).

VFA forecasts decline of rice exports in second quarter

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has planned to export 1.6 million tons of rice for the second quarter of this year, 200,000 tons lower than the initial plan.

VN to sustain rice exports despite failed crops

VietNamNet Bridge – The rice output of the winter-spring rice crop fell significantly because of drought and salination, but with an additional 200,000ha to be planted in the Cuu Long Delta region, there will be enough rice for exports,

Half Vietnam’s rice exports to go to China

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has forecast that China would account for around half Vietnam’s rice export volume this year as the northern neighbor did last year.

Rice exports: Vietnam’s low-price advantage won’t help

VietNamNet Bridge - Despite difficulties, Vietnam’s rice exports have remained stable over the last few years thanks to low prices. However, this advantage may not help in the future as the world market has seen major changes.