Guangxi’s Fangchenggang Port Links Up with Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City to the Benefit of the Fruit Trade

A ship loaded with fruit from ASEAN countries arrived at Fangchenggang Port Monday, marking a new shipping route for transporting fruit, local authorities said Wednesday [22 March 2017]. The shipping route from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh to the port city of Fangchenggang in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is operated by four ships from

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