Food watchdog to tighten management to protect honest businesses

Food watchdog to tighten management to protect honest businesses

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan announced that the Ministry will tighten and protect the interests of honest businesses emphasizing the solidarity between farmers, businesses, and responsible agencies.
A farmer takes care of his passion fruit garden (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam pilots exporting passion fruits to China

The General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) has agreed to pilot import of Vietnamese passion fruits starting in July, making it the 10th Vietnamese fruit to be allowed to enter the Chinese market, Deputy Director of the Plant Protection Department at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Thi Thu Huong said at a conference on July 7.
Dragon fruit prices climb, but not many fruits left to sell

Dragon fruit prices climb, but not many fruits left to sell

After a long time, the selling prices of dragon fruit had dropped dramatically, not enough for farmers to cover production costs, causing farmers in the Mekong Delta to suffer heavy losses, the prices of dragon fruit have rebounded in the past few days, but farmers do not have many dragon fruits left to sell.
Dragon fruit growers struggle as price plunges

Dragon fruit growers struggle as price plunges

After China announced to suspend the import of dragon fruits from Vietnam, the price of dragon fruits in Binh Thuan Province, which has the largest area and output of dragon fruit across the country, suddenly dropped steeply.
Door for exported products into Chinese market narrowed

Door for exported products into Chinese market narrowed

China has just adjusted its import and export regulations. Accordingly, China will tighten the registration of imported goods groups and the standards of quality control, which is assessed to cause many obstacles for Vietnamese exports.
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.
Purple sweet potato prices fall again after short increase

Purple sweet potato prices fall again after short increase

The price of Japanese purple sweet potatoes in Vinh Long and Dong Thap provinces had just increased from VND40,000-VND50,000 per quintal to about VND200,000 per quintal, but in the past few days, it has dropped to about VND100,000 per quintal due to the difficult export situation.
Farmers suffer losses as fruit prices plummet

Farmers suffer losses as fruit prices plummet

The prices of Thai jackfruits, Taiwanese green mangoes, and pineapples in the Mekong Delta plunged simultaneously, causing many households to fall into reduced circumstances because of losses.