Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture Proposes Adopting Three Rice Varieties, including a Chinese Rice Variety, as the National Standard

An agency under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has introduced a proposal to adopt three rice varieties as the standard for Vietnam-grown rice, causing an uproar as critics voiced concern over the options. On Thursday [8 September 2016], the agency in charge of agro-forestry, seafood, and salt production held a conference to solicit

Chinese Imports of Vietnamese Agricultural Products Show Strong Growth in Early 2016

China remained major consumer of Vietnam’s farm products in the first three months of 2016, according to a report released by Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on Tuesday [26 April 2016]. China was the largest consumer of Vietnamese rice in the three-month period with 31.54 percent of the market share, said the

China’s Beer Equipment Manufacturer, Ziemann Holvrieka Asia, to Invest in Vietnam, Nigeria, and Mexico in 2016

China’s Ziemann Holvrieka Asia Co Ltd, a specialist in beer-making equipment and food-and-beverage plants, will deploy more resources, including human resources, in emerging markets such as Vietnam, Nigeria and Mexico this year, to compete with other established rivals in the region. The subsidiary of China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd, the country’s largest transportation equipment