Agricultural and forestry exports stand at over US $1 billion
Vietnam has so far this year earned almost US $1.07 billion from exports of agricultural and forest products, up 14% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnamese tea secures firm foothold in Russia
The Vietnam Tea Association and the Russian Tea and Coffee Association have met to discuss ways to increase Vietnam's tea exports to Russia. The two associations have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which Russia will help Vietnam obtain a target export volume of 15,000 tonnes of tea to Russia, or 10 percent of the country's tea import volume, by 2010.
What measures for sustainable development of pepper industry?
Pepper corn production and export of Vietnam have been witnessing strong development for recent years. At the moment, Vietnam is the world leading country in terms of pepper corn export volume and turnover.