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Major challenges face Vietnamese tra fish

Vietnamese tra (Pangasius) fish may no longer be a leading staple in the global market in the near future because it must now compete with other rivals for the lion’s share of the market. Threat to Vietnam’s leading position Over the past decade, naturally farmed Tra fish from the Mekong …

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Rice exports hit 906,173 tonnes

As of March 14, Vietnam has exported 906,173 tonnes of rice, earning US$411 million, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA). The price of dried paddy rice in the Mekong Delta region is currently hovering around VND5,150-5,250 per kilo, with long grain rice being sold at VND5,350-5,450 per kilo. Unhusked …

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Mekong Delta city boosts rice and seafood exports

Can Tho exported 76,660 tonnes of rice and 14,166 tonnes of seafood in January, earning more than US$82 million, a year-on-year increase of 3.3 percent. The city is expected to ship 860,000 tonnes of rice and 170,000 tonnes of seafood abroad by the end of this year, pushing revenue from …

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Mekong Delta exports 88,600 tonnes of rice in Jan

Mekong Delta provinces have delivered 88,600 tonnes of rice to their overseas importers so far this year, earning US$41.4 million. Unhusked rice prices remain stable, ranging from VND5,350/kg to VND5,700/kg, and five-percent broken rice prices hover around between VND7,250-7,400/kg. This year, provinces in the region plan to ship abroad between …

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Mekong delta needs to maintain focus on rice

Mekong delta needs to maintain focus on rice

Bac Lieu province and other Mekong delta provinces needed to maintain agricultural production land including rice-growing areas, to ensure national food security and social welfare. State President Nguyen Minh Triet issued this requirement during his working session with the Party committee and people of the Mekong delta province of Bac …

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