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Export Of Agricultural Products: The Foundation For Economic Development

Exporting Agricultural Products Vietnam: The Foundation For Economic Development And International Integration

Export of agricultural products, has an important role for the economy of Vietnam. Agriculture not only provides food, rich food but also create more jobs for workers, contribute to economic development and international integration. Agricultural products is one of the main export items of Vietnam, contributing significantly to foreign exchange earner for the country.

The concept of agricultural products

Today, the concept of “agricultural products” is understood in different ways by the international organizations and Vietnam.

In view of the Organization of world trade (WTO)

Agricultural products include the product from chapter 1 to chapter 24 (except seafood) and a number of products belonging to the other chapters in the harmonized System of description and coding of goods (HS). This means that agricultural products include kinds of goods originated from agricultural activities such as rice, coffee, pepper, cashew nuts, tea, fresh vegetables, wheat, flour, milk, live animals... and of products processed from agricultural products such as bread, butter, meat, cooking oil, confectionery, dairy products, soft drinks, wine, beer, tobacco, cotton fiber,...

In view of FAO

Follow FAO, agricultural products, or products derived from agriculture or any products or goods which are in the form of crude, unprocessed or processed, sold to service human consumption (except salt, additives and water) or to make food for cattle.

In view of Vietnam

The concept of agriculture in Vietnam is understood in a broader sense, it includes the fields of animal husbandry, horticulture, forestry and salt and seafood. So, agricultural products, including products from the above activities. The processing industry, agriculture, forestry and fisheries are classified in industry field.

Agricultural products in Vietnam including fisheries and salt production

Agricultural products in Vietnam including fisheries and salt production

Thus, one can see that the definition of agricultural products between the organization and there is a difference. For example, under the WTO and FAO, items such as confectionery, soft drinks, wine, beer, sugar, milk is classified in the agricultural sector, while in Vietnam, we are in the industry. In contrast, Vietnam it industry, fisheries, forestry and brimstone in the agricultural sector, but the international organization not recognized.

This leads to significant deviations in the value of agricultural products production and export of a number of countries before being statistics by international organizations such as the WTO and FAO.

The concept of export of agricultural products

Export of goods is activity of selling goods or services to another country in order to expand markets and promote trade development and economy of that country. In other words, exports are business operations international, connecting production and consumption between the countries.

According to the commercial Law 2005, Vietnam's exports of goods is defined as the unit, organization take the goods out of the territory of Vietnam or put into the special area in accordance with the law.

Improve the quality of products to participate in the international market

Improve the quality of products to participate in the international market

So, export of agricultural products is what?

This activity is brought agricultural products outside the territory of Vietnam or in the special area according to the rule of law, and sold to other countries to earn economic profit, including:

  • Export of agricultural products, fresh: For example, rice, coffee, vegetables, seafood,...
  • Export of agricultural products, processed: For example, confectionery, soft drinks, canned meat, cooking oil,...

Export of agricultural products has important implications for Vietnam

  • Increased income for farmers: When agricultural products are exported, the selling price is often higher than sales in the country, to help farmers increase income and improve their lives.
  • Promote economic development: export of agricultural products to help increase exports, attract foreign investment, create more jobs and promote economic development in the country.
  • The market diversification: expanding consumer markets, to reduce dependence on the domestic market and increase the competitiveness of Vietnam's agricultural products on the international market.
  • Raise the country: When Vietnam's agricultural products are exported to many countries, the position and prestige of Vietnam in the international market is also improving.
Directory brings many new job opportunities for workers in the country

Directory brings many new job opportunities for workers in the country

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Export of agricultural products has what role in the economy?

This plays an important role in the economy of each country, namely:

  • Promote economic development: export of agricultural products, increase exports, attract foreign currency and promote economic growth of the country.
  • Increased income for farmers: When agricultural products are exported to international market, the selling price is often higher than the local market, help farmers increase income and improve their lives.
  • The market diversification: export of agricultural products, expand the market consumption, to reduce dependence on the domestic market, while helping farmers access to the international market potential.
  • Advanced product quality: To meet the demanding requirements of international markets, businesses and farmers to improve the quality of products, adopt the standard, advanced production and ensure safety and hygiene food.
  • Encourage agricultural production: agricultural exports open up development opportunities for agricultural production, encourage people to apply science and engineering to production to improve productivity and quality of goods and products.
Expanding consumer markets for Vietnamese agricultural products

Expanding consumer markets for Vietnamese agricultural products

Conclusions

Export of agricultural products plays an important role in Vietnam's economy, contributing to promote growth, create jobs and raise incomes for farmers. Agricultural products are staples in export of Vietnam, to bring back foreign exchange earner abundant, contributing to the overall development of the country.

To promote this, there should be the solution practical and effective. Improve the quality of products, diversify export markets and apply the policies to support the fit is the key factor to increase the efficiency of export of agricultural products.

HNT unit freight container

HNT unit freight container

Parallel to that, the use of shipping services, agricultural products, professional, credibility plays an essential role in supporting business and farmers bring their products to the international market. HNT Logistics with a team of experienced staff, warehousing systems, and modern transportation network-wide commitment to service, fast shipping, safety and cost savings, contribute to improving the competitiveness of Vietnam's agricultural products on the international market.