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Thursday, April 18, 2024
Vietnam's corn imports surge in Q1, driven by rising demand for animal feed
Vietnam witnessed a substantial surge in corn imports during the first quarter of this year, importing 2.78 million tonnes valued at US$702.74 million, as reported by the General Department of Vietnam Customs, Voice of Vietnam reported.
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Vietnam's corn consumption to rise as livestock production expected to rebound in MY2024/25
Vietnam's feed demand was low in 2023 due to weak demand in Europe and the United States for the country's aquaculture products, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS).
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam to import Indonesian corn
Arief Prasetyo Adi, head of Indonesia's National Food Agency (Bapanas), said the country will export corn to Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam this year, The Star reported.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Vietnam corn importers cancel, defer Aug/Sep shipments
Corn buyers in Vietnam, one of the world's fastest growing feed grain markets, are postponing purchases and have cancelled some cargoes amid oversupply, two trade sources told Reuters.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Vietnam OKs Syngenta GM corn seed for cultivation
Syngenta on Tuesday announced that Vietnam had approved its Bt11 x GA21 double stack corn seed for commercial cultivation.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
New corn varieties could boost yields in Vietnam
November 25, 2014 New corn varieties could boost yields in Vietnam Vietnamese corn farmers could boost yields by 50% by 2020 using new varieties, reducing import costs, Syngenta representative Peter Pickering said at a recent meeting with V ...
Friday, November 21, 2014
A change in direction for Vietnam's corn growers
Policymakers have responded to growing dependence on feed grain imports with aggressive new policies that promote corn acreage and the use of GM seeds. It has been a good year for Vietnam's feed mills but going forward, much depends on whet ...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Vietnam to start growing GMO corn soon to feed more pigs
Vietnam will soon start growing genetically modified corn to increase local feed supply in line with the country's plan to expand pork production.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Vietnam importers cancel deliveries of corn and soy ordered at higher prices
Vietnamese feed millers are refusing to honour import orders negotiated months ago for 200,000 tonnes of corn and 150,000 tonnes of soymeal as prices have since dropped by 25% to 35%.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Vietnam plays the world corn market
An early year drought is counterbalanced by low corn prices and the availability of discounted shipments rejected by China. A certified importer of the majority of its feed inputs, Vietnam has a track record of using strategic feed crop sou ...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Export of excess corn to Vietnam lifts Thai corn prices (week ended May 27)
Local corn prices plunged during the first two weeks of May when 350,000 tonnes of wheat were imported by big feed mills due to lower wheat price in the Chicago market. This situation resulted in excess corn supply and lowered corn prices s ...
Monday, February 4, 2013
Vietnam buys US soymeal while Indian corn demand eases
February 4, 2013 Vietnam buys US soymeal while Indian corn demand eases Demand for Indian corn slowed in some of its top markets amid cheaper supplies from South America, while Vietnamese feed mills bought US and Argentine soymeal this week ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Vietnam aims to boost corn production by 70%
In order to reduce its reliance on corn imports, Vietnam hopes to boost its corn production by nearly 70% to 7.5 million tonnes/year by 2020. Under the government's corn development strategy until 2020, 1.3 million hectares will be set asid ...
Friday, December 7, 2012
Vietnam, Indonesia set for GM corn cultivation
December 7, 2012 Vietnam, Indonesia set for GM corn cultivation   Vietnam and Indonesia are set to clear commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) corn after the Philippines became successful with GM corn. According to Pham Van Dh ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Vietnam's Jan-Oct corn imports reach US$452 million
November 15, 2012 Vietnam's Jan-Oct corn imports reach US$452 million   In the first 10 months of this year, Vietnam spent nearly US$452 million on importing 1.48 million tonnes of corn. The figure represented on-year rises of 81.2% in valu ...

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