BANGKOK – Vietnam and Thailand should sit together to forge more specific cooperation in rice trade, especially to draft a strategy on rice standards, prices and products for export as this will benefit both nations as well as their farmers, Thai officials said.
jeudi 31 janvier 2013
dimanche 27 janvier 2013
CAN THO – Farmers in the Mekong Delta have been hit with a double whammy of not only poor profits of the early winter-spring crop 2012-2013, but also falling prices offered by local exporters that put them right in at the deep end.
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
Bangkok - Vietnam has been vying with India to sell more rice this week by cutting prices to attract buyers in a largely inactive market ahead of the year-end holidays, traders said.
lundi 26 novembre 2012
HANOI - Vietnam's rice exports between January and November rose 9.7 per cent from a year ago to an estimated 7.44 million tonnes, the Agriculture Ministry said, led by Chinese purchases and already a record for annual shipments.
mardi 13 novembre 2012
According to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), the country is struggling to retain its position as the leading rice exporter in the world since late September, however with rice exports ready to hit a record 7.7 million tons by the end of this year, Vietnam may hold onto it position this year.
mardi 6 novembre 2012
The most” does not always means “the best.” This is the situation of Vietnam’s rice export: though it is the biggest rice exporter in the world, it does not earn the fattest profit.
samedi 20 octobre 2012
The saying “no great loss without small gain” has been modified into “No small gain without great loss”. This is the lesson learnt by Vietnamese from the deals with Chinese businessmen.
jeudi 11 octobre 2012
Price of autumn-winter rice has plunged in the Mekong Delta in recent days due to continuous heavy rainfall that has lasted for more than a month.
samedi 15 septembre 2012
HCMC – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is gathering opinions to perfect the mechanism for temporary rice storage, but businesses insist that farmers need more practical support.
dimanche 1 avril 2012
Vietnam's rice export in the first quarter of this year is estimated to reach 1.3 million tonnes, representing sharp reductions in both volume and value compared with the same period of 2011, reported Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
lundi 19 mars 2012
Vietnam may snatch the title of world's top rice exporter from Thailand this year, saying it aims to match last year's record shipments of 7.2 million tonnes helped by strong demand and a positive outlook for domestic production.
mercredi 7 mars 2012
Rice exports from Vietnam, the world's second-largest exporter of the grain after Thailand, could fall 44.4 percent in the three months ending March from a year earlier to 1 million tonnes, a government report said on Monday.
mercredi 11 janvier 2012
Vietnam's rice exports last year rose to a record high of 7.1 million tonnes for an FOB (free on board) value of $3.5 billion, the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) reported yesterday.
mercredi 28 décembre 2011
Vietnam's rice exports this year jumped 4.36 percent from 2010 to a record high of 7.19 million tonnes, the Agriculture Ministry said on Monday, beating previous industry projections.
mardi 20 décembre 2011
Vietnam's rice output in 2012 is expected to remain steady at this year's record levels of around 42 million tonnes of unhusked grain, a government minister said on Friday, which could help ensure supply in Asia and soften food prices.
jeudi 15 décembre 2011
The government rice export management group foresees that next year rice exports will not be as high as this year but will still be good, ensuring that farmers profit by 30 percent or even more.
jeudi 1 décembre 2011
The trading volume of rice has risen strongly in the past few days but the price of the commodity has kept falling, said a rice trader in Tien Giang Province.
lundi 21 novembre 2011
Vietnam agencies are investigating Japan's claim that it has found genetically modified organisms (GMO) in pho (rice noodles) exported by a local company, the news website of the Vietnam Farmers' Union reported on Thursday.
samedi 29 octobre 2011
Visiting Vietnamese president Truong Tan Sang Thursday made an assurance that the proposed Organisation of Rice Exporting Countries (OREC) will not become a rice cartel in the region even as he urged stronger trade relations with the Philippines that would surpass the $3 billion targetted bilateral trade level by 2016.
lundi 24 octobre 2011
Vietnam may export 7.5 million tonnes of rice in 2011, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has forecast after considering the high export volume of 6 million tonnes in the first nine months of the year.
dimanche 2 octobre 2011
In principle, Vietnamese farmers will get benefits from the new Thai policy under which the government will buy rice at 15,000 baht (500 dollars) per tonne from farmers. However, the benefits remain unclear, though the domestic price has increased slightly.
lundi 19 septembre 2011
Vietnam expects that its rice exports will grow to as much as 7 million tonnes next year, benefiting from Thailand's rice-pledging scheme.
jeudi 4 août 2011
A sudden surge in rice prices in Thailand has resulted in prices of Vietnamese rice to shoot up as well, creating a lucrative opportunity for exporters in the country.
vendredi 15 juillet 2011
Rice shipments from Vietnam, the world’s second-biggest exporter after Thailand, may exceed a target for the year as production increases and exporters target new markets, including neighbor China.
mardi 26 avril 2011
HANOI - The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has increased its export forecasts for several key agricultural staples in its latest market report.
mardi 15 février 2011
Vietnam, the world's second-largest rice exporter, plans to stockpile 1 million tonnes of rice to help sustain the market for farmers amid low prices, authorities said Friday.
samedi 12 février 2011
Vietnam plans to increase its rice exports this year in a move to assist farmers.
mardi 9 novembre 2010
HANOI - Vietnam vowed to maintain current rice crop areas and boost yields to ensure supplies remain adequate in the face of demand pressures from a fast-growing population as well as the effects of climate change.
vendredi 22 octobre 2010
Some countries are ready to purchase rice at high prices. However, Vietnamese exporters have no more rice to sell.
lundi 11 octobre 2010
Vietnam, the second-largest rice exporter, may lose about 5 percent of the farmland used for the crop by 2020 as malls and industrial parks spread, according to the government, which has drawn up a plan to halt the losses.
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