Việt Nam could lose up to US$600 million of export turnover to China in the first quarter of 2020 due to the Wuhan virus outbreak, the trade ministry warned on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on local authorities nationwide to roll out precautionary measures against avian influenza, commonly called bird flu.
The national irrigation department has reported a staggeringly low level of water reserves in northern and central regions, signalling the threat of a severe drought in 2020.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service under the United States Department of Agriculture officially recognised Việt Nam's Pangasius Food Safety Control System on October 31 after more than three years of negotiations.
Việt Nam has exported its first shipment of milk to China to establish itself in the second largest milk consumption market in the world.