This negative outlook is also being mirrored in other sectors, with the Vietnam Timber and Forestry Product Association stating that all five key importers of Vietnamese woodwork products, including the United States, the European Union, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea have chosen to either delay or cancel orders that had been placed with their Vietnamese counterparts. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 7
Subsidizing fruits and vegetables
The Inter-branch Association of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Industry (INTERFEL) was established in 1976, bringing together all the trades, from producers to distributors in the fresh fruit and vegetable sector. In addition, INTERFEL also performs market research to determine the expectations of manufacturers and customers around the globe, and implements promotional activities and supports farmers and processors with production tools. … [Read more...] about Interfel introduces French apples and kiwis via creative cooking
But the lockdown also led to an unprecedented exodus of workers from their places of work, to their homes in far-flung villages all over the country. Farmers were still able to go to their fields and pluck onions after the government made it clear that agriculture was an essential service. And a few workers had stayed back to keep the Lasangaon market running. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?
Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Industry and Trade is seeking measures to boost exports in the second quarter of 2020. The Vietnam Trade Office in Singapore recently connected with Vietnamese and Singaporean industry associations to make use of trade opportunities. In February 2020, it arranged a trip for a group of Singapore’s fruit and vegetable importers to Vietnam to find supply sources. As of March 2020, the office had secured over 20 orders for various products such as coffee, instant noodles, sweet potato, and fruit. Meanwhile, the containment of COVID-19 in China has presented opportunities for Vietnam to boost its exports to the market. According to the ministry, customs clearance for exports to China at border gates in the north has gradually improved. As well as China, major markets like the Republic of Korea and Japan witnessed a recovery in March as the pandemic slowed. In January-March, Vietnam’s exports to China and Japan posted year-on-year growth … [Read more...] about Ministry seeks to boost exports in Q2
The main food sources for the rabbits were rice, bran, banana, vegetables and grass, which are always available in the countryside. However, it was important that leftovers need to be discarded and food shouldn’t be mouldy, which could easily cause diarrhoea. Additionally, breeders need to pay attention to the temperature of the rabbit and vaccinate them regularly. … [Read more...] about Tuyên Quang rabbit farmer profits from raising New Zealand breed