GMS Countries to Strengthen Regional Cooperation on Food Safety, Agriculture

Senior agriculture officials from the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) agreed to increase regional cooperation in food safety, boost the trading of climate-friendly agriculture products, and accelerate the implementation of the five-year GMS Strategy and Siem Reap Action Plan endorsed by ...

More firms to export catfish to US

Food Safety and Inspection Service, the public health agency under the US Department of Agriculture, has allowed two more Vietnamese firms to export Siluriformes fish to the United States. According to the National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department, this brought the number of Vietnamese firms allowed to ...

Foreign sector scooping up Vietnam FMCG market

The foreign sector continues to scoop up more of the market for consumer goods like ice cream, food, drinks, clothing, footwear, toiletries and household supplies, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. At a recent business forum in Hanoi, Phan Chi Dung of the MOIT ...

Exporters warned over strict standards

Amid poor export prospects, Thai exporters are being warned of looming strict trade standards on food safety, sanitation and the environment, notably from the US, the EU and Japan. Pimchanok Vonkhorporn, deputy director–general of Trade Policy and Strategy Office under the Commerce Ministry, said stricter ...

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