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Vietnam is enjoying strong growth in both rice export volume and value, and more export chances are still ahead as some FTAs have come into force and consumers around the globe are boosting purchase to ensure food security.

Rice exporters anticipate difficulties with China’s new policy

VietNamNet Bridge - Chinese import management agencies are planning to tighten control over rice imports early next year.

Vietnam’s rice, although top-rated, is a poor money earner

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been listed among the top three countries which provide the most delicious rice in the world. However, Vietnam still cannot export ‘the pearl from God’ to many countries.

VN Gov't urged to break up monopoly of big food corporations

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam needs a strong national rice brand. But to do this, it is necessary to eliminate the monopoly enjoyed by the two largest food corporations.

Vietnam joins race to sell rice to Philippines

VietNamNet Bridge - With the current balance of power, Vietnam and Thailand will participate in a ‘duel’ to obtain the right to sell 250,000 tons of rice to the Philippines.

Firms rush to export rice despite limitations

 VietNamNet Bridge – According to a recent report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, there has been a sharp increase in the number of companies seeking a licence to export rice.