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VN warned of barriers facing farm exports, told to improve quality

Vietnam’s farm exports have been given warnings by import countries. Farmers and exporters have been told that their products may face refusal if they do not improve the quality of produce.

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.

ASEAN Economic Ministers agree not to create more technical barriers

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh informed the press on the outcomes of two special virtual meetings of ASEAN on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic that Vietnam hosted on June 4, as Chair of the ASEAN in 2020.

Vietnam vows to overcome barriers, conquer Chinese farm produce market

Since June, Vietnam’s farm and seafood produce have had through official channels to enter China and meet stricter requirements. Despite this, China still remains Vietnam’s major export market.

Vietnam’s farm produce struggles to overcome technical barriers

Vietnam misses many opportunities to export farm produce because of food safety requirements set by import countries.

Vietnam fruit producers struggle to enter export markets

VietNamNet Bridge - It can take many years to reclaim a new market for Vietnam’s farm produce, but even when the markets open, fruit producers still struggle because of trade barriers. 

Vietnamese businesses face technical barriers in world market

VietNamNet Bridge - While tariff barriers have been removed within the framework of free trade agreements (FTAs) that Vietnam has signed, technical barriers have barred domestic enterprises from entry into the world market.


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Russia imposes strict technical barriers on Vietnamese seafood exports

 VietNamNet Bridge – Russian agencies have blamed a drop in seafood imports from Vietnam on the low quality of products but Vietnam maintains this is a biased assessment.

Chip production plant investment is a must

 VietNamNet Bridge – Given the chip industry development program until 2020, HCMC has received much expert support for chip research and design whereas there is concern about investment in chip production.

Technical barriers make seafood exporters afflicted

No perfect solution has been found to reduce the number of refused seafood exports. Meanwhile, enterprises have to spend more money for temporary solutions.