Market Information

New sites plug tra fish exports

(Mard - 29/07/2016) The Viet Nam Pangasius Association on Wednesday launched a trading website and a farming e-map of tra fish in the Mekong Delta region to support tra fish producers and exporters.

Seafood exports to rise on TPP

(Mard - 24/02/2016) Economists forecast that seafood exports from Viet Nam to the United States (US), Japan and other members in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) block will rise after February 4, 2016.

Tra fish exports expected to drop 5% this year

(MARD - 05/01/2016) Officials expect the value of Viet Nam's tra catfish exports to continue to fall this year, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Export tax on sliced cassava cut

(MARD - 08/09/2015) The export tax for sliced cassava was reduced from 5 per cent to zero last weekend after the Finance Ministry released Circular No. 141 on revising the tax.

Quality, image focus urged for lychee exports

(MARD - 05/06/2015) As the first containers of Viet Nam's lychees have been shipped to the US and Australia, the country will continue expanding fruit exports to other markets, such as the EU.

Agriculture restructuring aims for brand popularity abroad

(MARD - 06/04/2015) Senior officials including Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai last Friday called for a restructuring of the agricultural sector to redress supply-demand distortions and create branded products that are popular within and outside the country.

The Northeastern Agricultural Trade Fair was opened

(MARD - 30/09/2014) On 25th September, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in co-ordination with Lang Son provincial People’s Committee opened the 2014 Northeastern Agricultural Trade Fair in Lang Son city’s Trade Fair Centre.

Durian prices are high in the early harvest time.

(MARD - 12/05/2014) Many growers at the Tien riverside, Cai Lay, Tien Giang province start to harvest durians and sell at high prices. The high quality durian varieties like Ri6 , Mong Thong are sold to traders from 30,000 VND/kg or above, 20% higher than the same period last year. At the above price, each hectare of durian can make revenue of 300-400 million.

Vietnam has the opportunity to join the global banana market

(MARD - 28/03/2014) Vietnam is a tropical country and also home of many precious banana plants. Banana plants are cultivated in large area with high yield. Area under banana cultivation accounts for 19 % of the Vietnam’s total fruit plant area with annual output of about 1.4 million tons.

Vietnam domestic market commodity prices

(Mard – 18/9/2013) - Market prices of some agriculture commodities in some locations changed differently over a few weeks. Under the influence of falling price in the international market, robusta bean prices in Central Highlands fell week by week.