Vietnam Revises Up Rice Export Target

Vietnam Revises Up Rice Export Target

HANOI, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — Seeing more contracts signed since June, the Vietnam Food Association has revised its target of exporting rice this year by 400,000 tons to 5.6 million tons. Vietnamese rice export will see encouraging signs from now till the end of this year and even in the first quarter of next year,…

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Vietnam Uses Remote Sensing to Monitor Rice Production

Vietnam Uses Remote Sensing to Monitor Rice Production

The workshop on remote sensing application in agricultural production in Vietnam was jointly held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Swiss Embassy. Nguyen Quang Dung, Director of the National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection (NIAPP), said the project on remote sensing application in rice production in 10 provinces of the…

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Vietnam Hits $210b in total export value

Vietnam Hits $210b in total export value

According to MoIT, Viet Nam gained year-on-year growth of 20.7 per cent to $173.7 billion in the first 10 months, exceeding the ministry’s forecast in the early part of this year. Especially, the nation achieved a trade surplus of $1.23 billion in the January-October period. The strong growth in exports was partly due to great…

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Over 5 million tonnes of rice exported in ten months

Over 5 million tonnes of rice exported in ten months

Vietnam shipped 5.05 million tonnes of rice worth 2.25 billion USD in the first ten months of 2017, up 22.3 percent in volume and 21.1 percent in value year on year, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The country earned 206 million USD from exporting 430,000 tonnes of rice in October alone. From…

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Karawang, W Java (ANTARA News) – Indonesias rice production cost is the highest in Asia, the Indonesian Association of Farmers and Fishermen (KTNA) has said.  KTNA chairman Winarno Tohir said here on Thursday based on data at the International Rice Research Institute, Indonesias rice production cost in 2016-2017 is more expensive than the cost paid...

Vietnam targets US$2.5 billion in rice export revenues by 2030

Vietnam targets US$2.5 billion in rice export revenues by 2030

The target was announced at a conference on realising Vietnam’s rice export strategy during the 2017-2020 period, with a view towards 2030. Under the strategy, Vietnam will gradually reduce its rice export volumes whilst increasing the proportion of high-earning varieties, with the annual volume for the 2017-2020 period targeted at 4.5-5 million tonnes and shrinking…

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Vietnam rice exporters should focus on Asian markets

Vietnam rice exporters should focus on Asian markets

Source : vietnamnet.vn Asia is the nearest and most important market for Vietnamese rice, Hue said. In the first nine months of 2017, rice exports to Asian countries accounted for 68% of the country’s total. Meanwhile, Africa is the second largest market for Vietnamese rice, with 15%, and should also be attended to, he said. According…

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Vietnam encourages businesses to increase investment in Cuba

Vietnam encourages businesses to increase investment in Cuba

Receiving the minister, who is in Vietnam for the 35th meeting of the Vietnam-Cuba Inter-Governmental Committee, the PM spoke highly of Cuba’s policies to facilitate Vietnamese investment in multiple areas. Vietnam will do its best to share experience in socio-economic development with Cuba, the Government leader affirmed. For his part, the Cuban official updated PM…

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Malaysia’s rice production self-sufficiency level at 72%

Malaysia’s rice production self-sufficiency level at 72%

RICE production in the country has hit 72% of the nation’s self-sufficiency level, compared with the target of 80%. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the 80% target sufficed as 20% of consumers did not opt for locally produced rice. “It is normal for 10% to 15% of consumers in countries where…

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Vietnam’s Jan-Sept coffee exports down, rice up

Vietnam’s Jan-Sept coffee exports down, rice up

https://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL4N1M638O HANOI,  (Reuters) – Vietnam’s coffee exports in the first nine months are expected to fall an estimated 20.5 percent on a year earlier, while rice shipments are set to rise 21.7 percent from the same period in 2016. COFFEE Coffee exports from Vietnam will drop an estimated 20.5 percent in January-September from the same…

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