Largest online conference to boost Vietnamese agricultural export
The Hanoitimes - An online conference designed to promote the export of Vietnamese farm produce and food is underway between September 22 and 25.
More than 150 wholesale buyers from 28 countries and territories around the world are joining an online trade matchmaking conference with 30 Vietnamese food and agricultural manufacturers and traders.
|This is the largest online trade conference in the field of agriculture and food products. Photo: Vietnam News|
The event is jointly held by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnamese trade missions overseas and the US Agency for International Development (USAID). It is part of the Project to promote reforms and improve joint capacity of Small and medium enterprises (USAID LinkSME).
The event aims to broadly promote the potential and strengths of Vietnamese agricultural and food products for export, and to connect Vietnamese SMEs with import partners, potential wholesalers and retailers in foreign markets, in the context that local companies face difficulties in promoting trade with foreign partners due to Covid-19.
This is the largest online trade conference in the field of agriculture and food products so far. According to experts, it is expected to further boost up Vietnamese exports as Vietnamese shipments of farm produce have been affected by Covid-19.
Statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed that in the first eight months of this year, the export turnover of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products was estimated at US$26.15 billion, down 0.9% over the same period in 2019.
Among them, the spearhead items achieved a turnover of around US$12 billion, down 3.2%; exports of livestock products were estimated at US$250 million, down 25%; and seafood US$5.2 billion, down 5.3%.
- Vietnam e-commerce market may lose US$2.6 billion on Covid-19
- Vietnam: Lessons drawn from first gov’t Covid-19 relief package
- Vietnam economic recovery firms up in September: WB
- Vietnam to host week for promotion of Made-in-Vietnam goods
- Trade probes against Vietnam exports double in 9 months
- Car sales in Vietnam bounce back in September
- Harada seeks partners to distribute plant-based meat in Vietnam
- Vietnam trade turnover hits nearly US$389 billion in Jan-Sept
- Passenger flow at Hanoi airport surges as domestic tourism recovers
- Vietnam, US businesses look for opportunities in post-Covid-19 period
Hanoi completes traffic infrastructure to develop satellite urban areas: Official
Hanoi real estate market to heat up by end-2020
Japan PM Suga makes surprise visit to Hoan Kiem lake
Close-up of first train of Hanoi’s second metro line put on rails
Apple partner Pegatron mulls US$1-billion investment in hi-tech projects in Vietnam
Hanoi’s weekend pedestrian streets allowed to reopen from September 18
European investors propose US$1 billion logistics project in Vietnam
Vietnam says ASEAN doesn’t want to get trapped between competition of major powers
Vietnam launches advisory message to prevent Covid-19 spread