Agricultural sector aims at export turnover of US$50 billion in 2022

Agricultural sector aims at export turnover of US$50 billion in 2022

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien affirmed that the ministry would focus on market solutions, striving to achieve an export turnover of US$50 billion of agricultural, forestry, and fishery products by the end of the year at a press conference on food supply in the last months of 2022 held on the afternoon of October 3 in Hanoi.
Pig household farmers face difficulties when swine prices down

Pig household farmers face difficulties when swine prices down

The swine industry in the Southeast region accounts for 20 percent of the total pig herd of the country, with more than 5.3 million pigs, of which Dong Nai alone has more than 2.5 million. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the dramatical decrease in pig price and the increase in animal feed price have sent household farmers into difficulties.
The delegation of the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry is checking breeding pigs in Binh Thang Research Center for Animal Husbandry (sited in Dong Nai Province). (Photo: SGGP)

Pork prices witnessing unwanted surge

The price increase of rice bran in July has correspondingly pushed pork prices up to no end. Consumers have become more concerned because this means a butterfly effect on prices of various food types that use pork as an ingredient.

Consumer goods increase continuously, supermarkets pledge to stabilize prices

Consumer goods increase continuously, supermarkets pledge to stabilize prices

The prices of some consumer goods and fresh food for sale at small and spontaneous points of sale in Ho Chi Minh City have started to hike in the past few days. Sellers explained that freight costs started to climb, so the increase in selling price was inevitable. Meanwhile, large supermarkets and trade centers confirmed that they still run many promotions and offer deep discounts to support consumers.
Livestock farmers waiting for supporting policies

Livestock farmers waiting for supporting policies

After months of social distancing to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic, although the epidemic situation is gradually being controlled, many pig and poultry farms have been hard hit with price plunge.
Solutions needed for agricultural products to no longer call for rescue

Solutions needed for agricultural products to no longer call for rescue

Every time China stops importing agricultural products or when the Covid-19 pandemic happens, several agricultural products are unsalable, then the rescue of them to support farmers will take place repeatedly. According to many experts, the sector needs to accelerate parallel solutions, such as reducing loan interest rates, applying land rental support policies, and providing information on global production, to escape from this situation.