Export turnover of wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 18.3 per cent, according to the General Department of Customs.
In a document on the prevention and control of ASF sent to cities and provinces on Thursday, the ministry said some households had deliberately made false or inflated claims about the number of dead pigs to cash in on subsidies.
A database of coffee areas would be used as a digital tool to assist partners in managing coffee plantations and quality in Viet Nam, participants heard at a workshop held on Thursday by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Global Coffee Platform (GCP).
Viet Nam’s self-sufficiency for crude oil could come to an end due to exploitation that could turn the country into a net importer of crude oil for the first time, experts warned.
Viet Nam’s cashew exports to China in April went up by a whopping 54 per cent to US$31.4 million, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said citing customs data.
E5 RON92 petrol has performed rather poorly during the two years since its launch, despite the government’s efforts to narrow the price gap with RON95 to fit consumers’ wallets.
Despite huge reductions in the price of motor vehicles, car dealerships say sales have been unexpectedly slow in recent weeks.
Viet Nam’s coffee exports have fallen in both volume and value terms this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
After racing to breed tra fish, farmers in the Mekong Delta region, mainly in the Tien Giang and Long An provinces, suffered heavy losses because of the rock-bottom prices of tra fish in the market.
The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools in southern Vietnam to harvest the precious mineral, hoping for a better season than the last.