Vietnam strives for added rice export value
10:29 | 06/02/2020 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam’s ST25 rice surpassed many other rice varieties from other countries to win first prize in the World’s Best Rice Contest 2019 within the framework of the November World Rice Conference in Manila, the Philippines. The title, following decades of branding, has delivered a boost to the country’s rice exports.
Coffee sector wakes up to value of processed, organic brands
08:37 | 04/02/2020 Trade
(VEN) - Despite an average drop of 20 percent in coffee export prices and revenue, the prices of organic and processed coffee are still sustainable and there’s even a shortage of supplies for export. To offset the drop in green coffee export prices, Vietnam’s coffee sector is targeting development of high quality brands. Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan spoke about this shift with the Chairman of the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa) Luong Van Tu.
Hanoi opens trade fair to serve Tet demand
14:55 | 13/01/2020 Trade
The Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade kicked off a trade fair, showcasing agricultural products, foods and other commodities, at Thong Nhat Park on January 11 to meet the increasing consumption demand for Tet holiday.