Transition to low-carbon rice will help Vietnam meet its emission target
Moving to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Vietnam to meet its goal of cutting methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of a strategic export item, a new World Bank report says.
Thailand, Vietnam expected to raise rice prices
Thailand and Vietnam are taking steps to raise their rice prices in the global market as production costs have soared.
Vietnam’s broken rice bowl
The ‘water civilization’ is threatened by climate change, rising sea levels, industrial pollution and upstream hydropower dams.
Export body casts doubt on Thailand-Vietnam rice cartel plan
Last week, a Thai official said that Thailand and Vietnam were considering forming a cartel in order to raise rice prices and increase farmer income.
Vietnam reconsiders methane-emitting rice amid climate crisis
Country says it can no longer be ‘rice first’ as it urges farmers in Mekong Delta to change planting techniques or consider alternatives.
Vietnam’s battle to market its prized rice
The case of ST25 drives home how important it is for countries, particularly developing countries, to develop strong intellectual property protection schemes.
Vietnamese rice faces competition from India in Philippines
The Philippines is set to import a lot of rice from India at $100 cheaper per ton than Vietnamese rice as it diversifies its supply sources.
Rice exports cross $1 bln on higher prices
Vietnam has exported $1.01 billion worth of rice in the first four months of 2021, up 1.2 percent year-on-year, thanks to higher rice prices.
Vietnam : Rice exports enjoy opportunities for breakthrough in 2021
High hopes are pinned on Vietnam’s rice exports in 2021 when major export markets such as the Philippines and Africa continue to sign contracts to buy rice from Vietnam, while many others have great demand for fragrant rice and sticky…
Vietnam’s clever rice strategy
Vietnam, the world’s second largest rice exporter, this month made a surprising move by starting to import the grain from India.
Vietnam buys Indian rice for first time in decades
Vietnam, the world’s thirdbiggest exporter of rice, has started buying the grain from rival India for the first time in decades after local prices jumped to their highest in nine years amid limited domestic supplies, four industry officials told Reuters.
Philippines awaits 400,000 tons rice as Vietnam resumes export
Vietnam assured it will deliver 400,000 metric tons of rice to the Philippines after it decided to resume exports to Southeast Asian countries starting May 1.
Vietnam’s rice exports ready to flow again as premier ends curbs
Vietnam will end rice export restrictions from the start of May, bringing closure to a month-long saga that sparked fears over food protectionism and caused global prices to spike.
Spoiling rice in Vietnam show perils of food protectionism
Some 300,000 tons of rice are stuck at ports nationwide. Traders are refraining from new contracts over uncertainty
Shoppers everywhere hoarding rice cost Vietnam its Stockpile
Vietnam has met just 4% of the reserves it needs for this year. Rice price surge mean traders lose money selling to government.
‘Rice ATM’ feeds Vietnam’s poor during lockdown
A Vietnamese entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a 24/7 automatic dispensing machine providing free rice for people out of work following an ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Vietnam’s ban on rice exports still in force, govt may set limit
Vietnam, the world’s third-largest rice exporter, has not yet lifted the ban on new rice export contracts, traders said on Monday, adding that they expect the government to remove the suspension this week and also impose a quota.
Vietnam will stockpile 190,000 tons of rice for food safety amid coronavirus outbreak
Vietnam’s General Department of State Reserves plans to have 190,000 tons of rice in storage by June 15 to ensure the country has enough food amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry said on its website.
Vietnam to continue rice exports amid virus spread
Vietnam will continue to export rice amid the spread of the coronavirus, the vice chairman of the country’s food association said on Tuesday, countering earlier statements from local customs officials and media reports.