Tag: "pepper"

Pepper sector advised to boost clean production

Pepper sector advised to boost clean production

Chairman of the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA) Do Ha Nam has advised pepper farmers to make investment in technology and clean production as the competition with foreign rivals will be fiercer.

Pepper export revenue loses spice due to oversupply

Pepper export revenue loses spice due to oversupply

Vietnam's pepper shipments are forecast to reach around 101,000 tons for the first six months of 2017, up 13% on-year, but revenue is likely to fall 13%, according to Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA)'s chairman Do Ha Nam.

As highlands pepper prices fall, farmers hold out

As highlands pepper prices fall, farmers hold out

Over the last ten days, pepper prices have fallen from an already low VND82,000 (US$3.65 USD) to VND72,000 (US$3.21) per kilogramme, but pepper farmers in the Central Highlands continue to hold out for higher prices.

Measures sought for sustainable pepper development

Measures sought for sustainable pepper development

Measures to develop the pepper sector sustainably were discussed at a forum jointly held by the National Agricultural Extension Centre (NAEC) and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Dak Nong on June 7.

Dong Nai earns US$1.8 bln from exports to US

Dong Nai earns US$1.8 bln from exports to US

The southern province of Dong Nai shipped goods worth nearly US$1.8 billion to the US in the first five months of 2017, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.

Pepper farmers urged to keep calm and carry on

Pepper farmers urged to keep calm and carry on

Industry leaders have called on distraught and anxious pepper farmers to remain calm and refrain from selling their produce at low prices, saying the current price plunge is most likely a fleeting phenomenon.

Vietnam’s pepper products to be traded on VNX

Vietnam’s pepper products to be traded on VNX

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has added pepper to the list of commodities traded on the Vietnam Commodity Exchange (VNX), according to the ministry’s Decision 1071/QD-BCT issued last week.

Discovering an F&B hub at Saigon Centre

Discovering an F&B hub at Saigon Centre

Saigon Centre is not only a shopping venue for fashion-lovers but also a hub of dining and drinking services for those wishing to find some new tastes to drink and enjoy a variety of Asian food.

Vietnam pepper faces difficult year

Vietnam pepper faces difficult year

2017 is forecast to be a difficult year for Vietnam’s pepper, which has seen falling prices since the end of 2016, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).