Rice

Thai rice worries VN exporters

(Mard - 13/02/3017) Thailand’s plan to sell all its rice reserves of about eight million tonnes this year has sparked concerns that this move will undermine Việt Nam’s rice exports.

Gov't aims to lift agricultural exports

(Mard - 15/08/2016) 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.

Rice quality key to export growth

(MARD - 26/10/2015) Viet Nam's rice exports have seen positive growth in the first quarter of 2015, but production needs to be restructured with rise in quality of trading and reputation, said experts.

Vietnam sees 52 percent surge in rice export to Africa

(Mard - 24/8/2015) - Vietnam exported 525,896 tonnes of rice to African markets in the first seven months of this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 52 percent and accounting for nearly 16 percent of the country’s total rice export volume.

Rice export exceeds 2.8 million tonnes

(Mard - 28/7/2015) - Sourced from VNA, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), Vietnam earned almost 1.2 billion USD from shipping more than 2.8 million tonnes of rice to foreign markets since the outset of this year.

Mekong Delta authorities instructed to stockpile rice

(MARD - 26/02/2015) Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday told Mekong Delta authorities to purchase and stockpile one million tonnes of the winter-spring rice crop.

Paddy output will reach 45 million tons

(Mard - 02/10/2014) - According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, with the prospect of summer-autumn, autumn and winter and summer rice seasons, plus the results of the spring crop production, the national rice production in 2014 is expected to be about 45 million tons, up nearly 800,000 tons, equivalent to an increase of 1.9% compared with that in 2013.

Rice exports to Africa are facing difficulties

(MARD - 26/04/2014) According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in the first three months of 2014, Vietnam's rice exports to Africa in general and to the Ivory Coast and Angola in particular faced more difficulties than the same period in 2013 due to the fierce competition of cheap rice from Thailand and India.

Vietnam wins rice export contract to Philippines

(MARD - 16/04/2014) Vietnam has won a contract to sell 800,000 tonnes of rice to the Philippines , the Vietnam Food Association said on April 15.

Can Tho expands VietGAP standard rice field area

(Mard-15/10/2013) - The Mekong Delta province of Can Tho has decided to double its VietGAP standard large-scale rice fields to 14,000 ha in the 2013-2014 Winter-Spring crop, said Director of Can Tho Agricultural and Rural Development Department Pham Van Quynh.
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