The Vietnam International Agricultural Fair 2019 officially opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 6.
The event attracted the participation of about 500 stalls from 300 businesses from 25 provinces and cities of Vietnam and international and joint venture enterprises from the Republic of Korea, Japan, Thailand, Israel, India, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, among others.
The fair displays and introduces agricultural machineries and agricultural products that are regional specialties.
At the opening ceremony.
Organised by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the fair aims to honour high-quality agricultural products, significantly contributing to improving the position of Vietnam’s agricultural industry within the international arena.
The Mekong Connect Forum 2019 with the theme “Linking the delta value chain, enhancing market integration” and an exhibition on photos and reportage - documentary films from within the ASEAN Community will also be held.
Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe
The recent signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to take effect from early 2020, has opened the door wider for Vietnamese farm produce to make inroads into the more than 500-million people strong market.
Vietnam, Australia boost farm produce trading
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong had a meeting with Australian Senator and Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie in Hanoi on August 29, where they discussed measures to boost agricultural cooperation.
Luc Nam: Two more farm produce granted protection certificate for collective brand
(BGO) – The
National Office of Intellectual Property of
Vietnam (under Ministry of Science and Technology) has granted the protection
certificate for the collective brand of two farm products in Luc Nam district,
Bac Giang province including Kham Lang taro of Agricultural Service Cooperative
in Kham Lang commune and Bac Lung sweet potato in Bac Lung Agricultural Service