Vietnam sells another 300,000 tons of rice to Indonesia

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Hanoi. Vietnam’s top rice exporter Vinafood 2 has sealed a new contract to sell 300,000 metric tons of the grain to Indonesia Hanoi. Vietnam’s top rice exporter Vinafood 2 has sealed a new contract to sell 300,000 metric tons of the grain to Indonesia following a larger deal last month, a state-run newspaper said, which…


Indonesia will import 500,000 tons of rice from Vietnam

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Indonesia’s State board of logistics (Bulog) said Indonesia will import 500,000 tons of rice from Vietnam to strengthen its stocks this year. An agreement has been signed with Vietnam which offers cheaper price than the price set by Thailand, Bulog chief Sutarto Alimoeso said. The price of the Vietnamese rice with broken ratio of 15…


Rice export contracts signed

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Vietnamese exporters have signed contracts to export about 1.3 million tonnes of rice in the third quarter, according to the Viet Nam Food Association. In the second half this year, the country expects to sell 3.1 – 3.2 million tonnes of rice, bringing the total figure for the whole year to 7.4 million tonnes of…


Pepper export crosses $420m mark in H1

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Till the end of June, the country’s pepper export reached 70,000 tons for more than $420 million, equaling to the pepper export turnover of entire 2010, the Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon newspaper reported. Do Ha Nam, Chairman of Vietnam Pepper Association said that this year’s pepper exports would likely surpass $600 million, growing $180…


Indonesia continues importing Vietnamese rice

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Indonesia has negotiated to import 400,000-600,000 tonnes of rice from Vietnam in the third quarter of this year, said Indonesian mass media. The local media on July 10 quoted Indonesian Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa as saying that the country was ready to resume rice imports to ensure supplies during the Ramadhan, the Fasting Month for…


Changing rice preferences

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Question: How is the government anticipating volatility in food supplies and prices? Answer: Such volatility has been experienced by all countries, not only Indonesia. A report from the World Bank in 2008 said that the world has not paid attention to food investment. In 2000, every country thought that the food problem was over. However,…


AAco curbs hopes for Indonesia cattle trade

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Hopes of a rapid resumption of Australian live cattle trade to its top export market, Indonesia, are premature, Australian Agricultural Company said, adding that beef prices would continue to feel the impact of the trade hiccups. Rival cattle exporter Elders lifted expectations for the resumption of exports – temporarily banned on grounds of poor levels…


VN, Indonesia to expand fish farming cooperation

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Vietnam and Indonesia will further agricultural and aquacultural cooperation in the future. This intention was signalled during separate meetings of Vietnamese officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Indonesian Minister of Trade and Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, on the occasion of Vietnam ’s attendance at the East Asian…


Vietnam, Indonesia boost agricultural cooperation

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The Hanoitmes – On the sidelines of the 2011 World Economic Forum (WEF) o­n East Asia in Indonesia, a delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) met with representatives from the Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) and Ministry of Trade (MoT). At the working session between MARD Minister…


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