|An overview of the meeting in Hà Nội. Photo VNA|
HÀ NỘI – Việt
Head of the Việt Nam Academy of Agricultural Sciences Nguyễn Hồng Sơn said Việt
The application of science and advanced technologies is a key factor in this transformation process, he said, emphasising the importance of technology in the entire farming production chain from cultivation and harvesting to processing and trading.
Sơn described the adoption of advanced technologies from
If Việt Nam wants to export goods to Japan, its technology needs to be compatible with that of Japan in order to churn out products that meet the quality demand of this strict market, Sơn explained.
Koichiro Abe, CEO of Raycean Co from
During the event yesterday, Japanese firms discussed technologies Việt
VN’s five-month agro-forestry-fishery exports
The country’s total exports of agro-forestry-fishery products witnessed positive year-on-year growth of 10 per cent to US$15.6 billion in the first five months of this year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) announced yesterday.
During the period, forestry products led the agro, forests and seafood export group with turnover of $3.4 billion, up 9 per cent year-on-year and accounting for nearly 22 per cent of the total export value.
Among major importers of Vietnamese wood and wood-based products were
The export value of key agricultural products reached $8.25 billion, up 10 per cent from the same time last year.
In May alone, the country raked in $347 million from shipping abroad some 452,000 tonnes of rice, bringing the total value of rice exports in the January-May period to $1.45 billion, up 40 per cent and 14 per cent.
The average rice price in the period experienced an increase of 13 per cent to over $500 per tonne.
According to MARD, seafood products contributed $3.12 billion to the group’s five month export turnover, a hike of 10 per cent year-on-year.
The ministry also said that the country spent $12.29 billion importing agro-forestry-fishery products during January-May, marking a yearly rise of 11 per cent.-VNS