Vietnamese farmers join e-commerce platforms

Vietnamese farmers join e-commerce platforms

In the context of the complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic, many agricultural products have faced difficulties in transportation and consumption. Fortunately, with the support of the nationwide postal network, farmers have boldly put agricultural products on e-commerce platforms and found consumers.
HCMC: total retail sales of goods decrease by nearly 16 percent

HCMC: total retail sales of goods decrease by nearly 16 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, from August 23 to now, the city has continued to strengthen social distancing following the motto of “staying put wherever you are”, trade activities of goods, food, and foodstuffs in the area encountered many difficulties at first, especially in the supply and distribution activities of food and foodstuffs to citizens.
MoIT tightens export activities to lower goods prices

MoIT tightens export activities to lower goods prices

The prices of many domestic and imported raw materials have climbed by 10-300 percent. This fact has put many enterprises, especially food and foodstuff manufacturing enterprises, at risk of having to increase their selling prices. Amid such context, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued regulations to restrict the export of some groups of raw materials in the production chain of domestic enterprises. This is a necessary solution to lower the cost of these items.
Lam Dong donates 5,000 tons of vegetables to HCMC

Lam Dong donates 5,000 tons of vegetables to HCMC

Mr. Nguyen Van Chau, Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lam Dong Province, said that from August 22 to September 15, Lam Dong Province will send a total of 5,000 tons of vegetables to support Ho Chi Minh City, including many kinds of vegetables and tubers with a long shelf life, such as cabbage, napa cabbage, bean, carrot, potato, gourd, winter melon, cucumber, tomato, kohlrabi, radish, and beetroot. 
Central farmers make efforts to maintain cultivation during Covid-19 pandemic

Central farmers make efforts to maintain cultivation during Covid-19 pandemic

Drought and the Covid-19 pandemic have been heavily affecting the lives of people across the country and the Central of Vietnam. Despite difficulties, farmers in the Central provinces still maintain production and cultivation to create agricultural products, vegetables, and fruits to serve their lives, increase their incomes, and support Covid-19-hit areas in the province and the South.
Many export orders await Vietnamese enterprises

Many export orders await Vietnamese enterprises

According to the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), many orders from foreign enterprises have been sent to domestic exporters. However, the disruption of circulation, especially the circulation of goods at seaports, along with the reduction in production capacity of enterprises has caused many domestic enterprises to hesitate to receive orders.
Agricultural products harvested in August face difficult consumption

Agricultural products harvested in August face difficult consumption

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), it is expected that there will be about 1.1 million tons of agricultural products, mainly fruits, in the harvest season this month. Meanwhile, farmers and enterprises are facing many difficulties in the market and export.
Vietnamese dragon fruits seek export market in India, Pakistan

Vietnamese dragon fruits seek export market in India, Pakistan

The office of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, on the morning of August 3, informed the press that the Trade Promotion Agency in association with the Vietnamese Embassy in India and the Vietnamese Embassy in Pakistan would hold an online trade conference to introduce and promote the export market for Vietnamese dragon fruits to Indian and Pakistanis partners.