With improved product quality and consecutive win of export contracts, doors are wide open for Vietnamese rice. According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, rice export grew 23.8% in volume to over 2.2 million tonnes, earning US$1.11 billion, up 39.7% in value in the first four months of this year, a high figure over the past five years.
Italian coffee producers highly evaluated Vietnamese coffee beans as they are essential ingredients of their products, Mario Vicentini from Comunicaffe International, an Italian daily newspaper about coffee, told Vietnam News Agency reporters at Milano Coffee Festival.
The delegation of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation led by its deputy head Tran Thi Bich Thuy has paid a working visit to the Netherlands to review work related to Vietnamese people in the European country.
Vietnam actively joined in discussions of the second Meeting of the Asia-Europe Political Forum (AEPF) and the 30th Meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) Standing Committee, which took place on May 17-19 in London, the UK.