Forum on agricultural product consumption to be held


VGP - A forum on agricultural production and consumption promotion will be held in Ha Noi for the first time.


The forum will be held annually, Acting Director of the ministry’s Department of Agro-product Processing and Market Development Nguyen Quoc Toan said at a press conference in Ha Noi on January 22.

The forum will review Viet Nam’s agricultural production, including farm produce processing and consumption, and discuss solutions to boost and expand the country’s farm produce market and raise Vietnamese agricultural products’ competitiveness, thereby attracting international organisations and businesses to invest in agriculture.

In addition, the event is a chance for producers to connect with localities, professional associations, enterprises and investors in processing and consuming agricultural products.
Information on developing brand names for Viet Nam’s farm produce will be provided by the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at the forum along with presentations on building infrastructure to improve the country’s agricultural products’ competitiveness by foreign experts.

This year’s event will take place in Ha Noi on February 22 with the participation of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s representatives who will present the role of counsellors in bringing agricultural products to foreign markets./.