Vietnam suspends rice export to ensure food security in face of COVID-19
- Wednesday, March 25, 2020
A leading official of the General Department of Vietnam Customs just signed an urgent document sent to the provincial and municipal Departments of Customs, asking them to suspend the export of rice from the country starting from 0:00am of March 24.
Rice is packaged for export at the factory of the Song Hau Food Company in Can Tho city.
The People’s Committee of Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai province has held a ceremony to grant geographical indications to “Mu Cang Chai bee honey” product and establish the ownership rights for the trademark of “Mu Cang Chai black-boned chicken”.
Yen Bai province’s Department of Industry and Trade and the Central Retail Vietnam held a Yen Bai agro-aquatic product week at Big C Thang Long supermarket in Hanoi from December 4-7.
Seventy out of 150 communes, or 46.67 percent of the total, in Yen Bai province have obtained the new-style rural status so far and the number was 200 percent higher than the target set by the province’s 18th Party Congress, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s rural development division.
Khe Loong 1 village in Tran Yen district’s Kien Thanh commune, which lies nearly 1,000 metres above the sea level, is home to a large number of ancient Shan Tuyet tea trees of over 100 years old.