Crop products and commodities

Fruits and vegetables

RFA Reveals New Chinese Banana Plantation Near Lao Capital That Defies Ban

On an expanse of recently cleared land, laborers prepare seedlings for a new Chinese banana plantation that is taking shape near the Lao capital in defiance of a central government prohibition on such projects.Radio Free Asia located the 30-hectare site about five kilometers (3 miles) ...

RFA’s Lao Service

Lao Front, Phongsavanh Group, farmers jointly produce high quality fruits for export

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The project includes the construction of a basin to store water for agricultural purposes and an artesian well, and installation of electric lines.The Lao Front for National Development (LFND), the Phongsavanh Group and the LFND unit in Xaysomboun provincial organised a ...

News Desk

Laos' APT Trading, Vietnamese cooperative ink deal on fruit farming for export

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Phaiboun Trading Import-Export Company Limited (APT Trading) and a Vietnamese cooperative, Hop Tac Xa Ngoc Lan, on Sunday signed an agreement on the Fruit-related Production and Consumption Project.The project will enable people living in the districts of Xiengkhor, Sobbao and Viengxay ...

News Desk

Bananas to top list of agricultural export earners in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Bananas are expected to be Laos’ leading agricultural export this year despite the government banning an expansion of plantations around the country.In 2017, Laos earned US$167.9 million from banana exports which dipped to US$112 million last year, but the figure is ...

News Desk

Chinese group inks feasibility study on purchase of Lao fruit

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Buyers from Sichuan province in China are expected to import up to 50 tonnes of fruit from Laos each year including bananas, pineapples and passion fruit.Lao and Chinese businesses have agreed to further cooperate in conducting a feasibility study on the ...

News Desk

South Korea Eyes Strawberry Farm Project In Xiengkuang

On the 3rd of July, President of the South Korean Association of Arts and Culture Dr Yu Hian Suk and her delegation met with Acting Party Head of Xiengkuang Province Bounthon Chanthaphone to discuss the possibility of establishing a strawberry farm in Xiengkuang.More ...

The Laotian Times

Toxic Chemicals found in Fresh Vegetables and Fruits at Savanxay market in Savannakhet

Officers in change from Savannakhet Province and Kaysone City joined forces to collect samples and inspect at sites for toxic substances in fresh vegetables and fruits at Savanxay market, Savannakhet Municipality on June 26, 2018, with the interests of followed-up buyers and retailers.More ...

Lao Economic Daily

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