Indonesia ’s State Logistics Agency (Bulog) signed a contract with the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) to purchase 200,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice.
According to the latest official statistics, Vietnamese dairy products are rapidly expanding in the domestic market, experiencing an annual on-year growth rate of 12% in urban areas and 20% in rural areas. Vietnam has made great inroads into the global dairy industry and currently exports dairy products to over 29 foreign markets, one of the few nations in Asia exporting dairy products.
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) estimated that seafood exports would reach about 7 billion in 2014, 4.5 percent more than last year, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Vietnam Economic News.
The Prime Minister on September 15 approved Vietnam’s participation in the Global Container Control Programme (CCP) which is sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) through a non-refundable aid.