China to become second largest importer of Vietnam shrimp

Last update 17:33 | 13/12/2017

Vietnam’s shrimp exports are estimated at US$3.5 billion in the 11 months leading up to December with the EU, Japan and China as the three biggest importers.

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Exports to China obtained an impressive growth of 60.5% with an estimated value of US$629.26 million, accounting for 18.1% of Vietnam’s total shrimp export value. Meanwhile China’s shrimp imports are on a strong upward trend to meet rising consumer demands for year-end festivals, especially the Lunar New Year. Continue reading “China to become second largest importer of Vietnam shrimp”

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Two seafood “kings” see profits fall as business problems mount

Last update 12:00 | 28/08/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – Because of unexpected changes in the market or poor business decisions, Minh Phu and Hung Vuong, the kings in the seafood industry, have been seeing a severe drop in profits. vietnam economy, business news, vn news, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam news, news Vietnam, vietnamnet news, vn news, Vietnam net news, Vietnam latest news, Vietnam breaking news, seafood, DOC, VASEP

Hung Vuong Seafood Company, called the ‘catfish King’, has announced the decision to divest from An Lac Real Estate and dissolve the company. Hung Vuong holds a 76 percent stake in the real estate firm with charter capital of VND300 billion.

Hung Vuong will liquidate four land plots with total area of 20,000 square meters. Continue reading “Two seafood “kings” see profits fall as business problems mount”

Vietnam mulls ways of dealing with strict US anti-dumping duties

Last update 16:00 | 16/10/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – The US has more than 10 times imposed anti-dumping duties on Vietnam’s catfish exports. If it continues installing new barriers, Vietnam may need to find new markets for the exports, experts say.

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According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the catfish export turnover to the US in August 2017 was $18.44 million, a sharp fall of 58.5 percent compared with July and 55 percent compared with the same period last year.

The decline has been anticipated. In mid-September, the US DOC announced the preliminary decision on imposing anti-dumping duties on frozen fillet catfish after the POR 13, from August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016. Continue reading “Vietnam mulls ways of dealing with strict US anti-dumping duties”

Cận cảnh vú sữa chuẩn bị đi Mỹ, cơ hội lớn cho nhà vườn Tiền Giang

NN 05/10/2017, 08:24 (GMT+7) Việc xuất khẩu được trái cây vú sữa sang thị thường lớn như Mỹ là kết quả của quá trình sau gần 10 năm kể từ khi Việt Nam gửi hồ sơ đăng ký xuất khẩu sang Mỹ.

Continue reading “Cận cảnh vú sữa chuẩn bị đi Mỹ, cơ hội lớn cho nhà vườn Tiền Giang”

What’s behind chicken exports to Japan?

Last update 20:54 | 24/09/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has exported its first consignment of 300 tons of chicken to Japan, described as a ‘historic milestone’ for the livestock industry.

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Local newspapers all reported about the export, commenting that the acceptance by Japan, one of the choosiest markets, shows the competitiveness of Vietnam’s livestock products in the world market.

The newspapers quoted high-ranking officials as saying that the exports will pave the way for Vietnam’s other livestock products to enter Japan and other choosy markets. Continue reading “What’s behind chicken exports to Japan?”

Vietnam still fumbling for policy to control rice exports

Last update 12:00 | 26/06/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Vinafood 1 and Vinafood 2 want to be exclusive bidders for government-to-government (G2G) rice export contracts, but analysts warn of the dangers of a monopoly. 


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The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) chair has told rice exporters that they must not sign export contracts with some G2G markets between June 6, 2017 and the day Vinafood 1 and Vinafood 2 end transactions and complete contracts. Continue reading “Vietnam still fumbling for policy to control rice exports”

Foreign chains a launchpad for Vietnam goods to reach world market

Last update 08:00 | 23/08/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – More and more Vietnamese enterprises are exporting goods via foreign supermarket chains.  

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In late June, Luc Ngan litchis were on sale at Tops and Central Food Hall, the food retail chain owned by Central Group, in Bangkok.

Also in the month, Lotte Mart exported consignments of food products, washing liquid and kitchenware from the Choice L brand, worth VND1 billion, to Myanmar. Continue reading “Foreign chains a launchpad for Vietnam goods to reach world market”

Rice to riches: Vietnam’s shrimp farmers fish for fortunes

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The Mekong Delta, long renowned as the “rice bowl of Vietnam”, is now also home to a multi-billion-dollar shrimp industry and burgeoning numbers of farmers are building fortunes from the small crustaceans. (Photo: AFP/Roberto SCHMIDT)

SOC TRANG, Vietnam: With a flashy gold watch and a chunky matching ring, Tang Van Cuol looks a far cry from the average Vietnamese farmer as he slings back a shot of rice wine and boasts about his projected earnings.

After years scratching a living growing rice and onions or farming ducks, the 54-year-old says his life was transformed in 2000 – by shrimp.

The Mekong Delta, long renowned as the “rice bowl of Vietnam”, is now also home to a multi-billion-dollar shrimp industry and burgeoning numbers of farmers are building fortunes from the small crustaceans. Continue reading “Rice to riches: Vietnam’s shrimp farmers fish for fortunes”

Thế giới ngầm và sự sống còn của ngành điều Bình Phước – 3 bài


Nông dân, đại lý, doanh nghiệp, ai cũng cho rằng làm cho thương hiệu hạt điều Bình Phước giảm uy tín là do tất cả mọi người, “ngoại trừ mình tôi”.

Trong ảnh là phơi hạt điều của một đại lý ở xã Thuận Phú, huyện Đồng Phú

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Thế giới ngầm và sự sống còn của ngành điều Bình Phước (Bài 1)

BP – Trong các vai khác nhau, chúng tôi tiếp cận với nhiều doanh nghiệp, cơ sở chế biến hạt điều trên địa bàn thị xã Phước Long và 2 huyện Bù Gia Mập, Bù Đăng. Những bí mật trong nghề, những chiêu trò của doanh nghiệp, cơ sở thu mua đã hé mở… Và cả những cơn sóng ngầm có thể làm sụp đổ ngành điều không phải là vấn đề xa lạ với chính người trong cuộc. Continue reading “Thế giới ngầm và sự sống còn của ngành điều Bình Phước – 3 bài”

Khó xây dựng thương hiệu lúa gạo nếu liên tục đưa ra nhiều giống mới

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Các sản phẩm gạo được bày bán trên thị trường. (Ảnh: Đình Huệ/TTXVN)

Ngành hàng lúa gạo sẽ rất khó xây dựng thương hiệu nếu Việt Nam liên tục đưa ra các giống mới. Do đó, ngành nông nghiệp đang hình thành một chiến lược mới trong chọn tạo giống bằng cách tiến hành cải tiến những đặc tính, những nhược điểm trên nền các giống cũ đã có thương hiệu, được bà con nông dân chấp nhận trồng trên diện tích lớn để tiến tới xây dựng thương hiệu lúa gạo Việt Nam. Continue reading “Khó xây dựng thương hiệu lúa gạo nếu liên tục đưa ra nhiều giống mới”

$20,000 for a rice export license – fact or fiction?

Last update 10:05 | 06/03/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – Rice exporters complain they have to satisfy many requirements and pay under-the-table money to obtain a license to export rice.



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Mr Ngo Van Nam

Everyone knows that it is costly to obtain a license to export rice, but rice exporters had never revealed how much a license costs until the director of a rice export company mentioned this at a seminar recently.

Ngo Van Nam, general director of ADC Company Ltd, said that one license ‘costs no less than $20,000’. Continue reading “$20,000 for a rice export license – fact or fiction?”

VN shrimp brand: difficult, but not too late

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Update: May, 04/2017 – 09:00

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Việt Nam is the third largest shrimp producer and the largest giant tiger prawn producer in the world. Shrimp is a major export item, but it lacks brand value.  Đào Đức Huấn explains why. The director of the Agricultural Development Centre also tells Vietnam News Agency it is not too late to build a national brand for Vietnamese shrimp in the global market.

Vietnamese shrimp products have been exported to 90 markets worldwide. Recent years have seen high growth in shrimp exports. Does Vietnamese shrimp have brand identification in the world market?

In 2016, Việt Nam earned US$3.1 billion from shrimp exports, overtaking Thailand as the world’s largest shrimp exporter. Major shrimp export markets included the US, the EU and Japan. Continue reading “VN shrimp brand: difficult, but not too late”

Your next Kobe beef may come from Vietnam

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Updated : 04/20/2017 17:00 GMT + 7

The administration of Quang Binh Province in north-central Vietnam has inked deals with Japanese businesses from Hyogo Prefecture to fast-forward investment in a Japanese-style cow farm in the province.

Hyogo is known as the birthplace of world-famous Kobe beef, a reference to beef from the Tajima strain of Wagyu cattle raised in the Japanese prefecture, according to naming regulations set forth by the Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Promotion Association.

The meat is a delicacy renowned for its flavor, tenderness, and fatty, well-marbled texture. Continue reading “Your next Kobe beef may come from Vietnam”

Rice farmers’ income drops by seven times in last 10 years

Last update 12:00 | 25/03/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam, the second largest rice exporter in the world, is facing big challenges. The income of farmers has dropped by seven times in the last 10 years, while exports face barriers set by import countries. 

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With the output of 4 million tons, An Giang is the biggest rice producer among 13 provinces in Mekong Delta. Despite great efforts made by the provincial authorities and farmers and new production models, rice production there is still in fragmented. And while the output is high, the quality is low.

This is the common situation of rice production in the Mekong Delta which now produces 90 percent of total rice exports of Vietnam. The problems faced by the delta could get worse with protectionism and technical barriers set by many import markets. Continue reading “Rice farmers’ income drops by seven times in last 10 years”

Cà phê Việt Nam: Đã đến lúc phải chuyển từ Lượng sang Chất

       Sau hơn một thế kỷ hình thành và phát triển, cà phê Việt Nam đã vững vàng đứng ở vị trí thứ hai thế giới về sản xuất, và xuất khẩu cà phê nhân. Tuy nhiên để đem lại lợi nhuận cao hơn cho người trồng, nâng kim ngạch xuất khẩu cà phê từ hơn 3 tỉ USD/năm hiện nay lên gấp đôi trong thời gian tới, toàn ngành cà phê có rất nhiều việc cần làm để thúc đẩy các giá trị gia tăng.

Mùa cà phê chín trên Tây Nguyên

Continue reading “Cà phê Việt Nam: Đã đến lúc phải chuyển từ Lượng sang Chất”