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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.

EU forest pact gives Vietnam timber firms a leg up

EU forest pact gives Vietnam timber firms a leg up

Once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA-FLEGT) comes into force, there will be opportunities for Vietnam to export more wooden products to Europe and other markets, delegates told a seminar in HCM City on June 13.

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

The Ministry of National Defence and the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) support institutes, universities and research units of the Vietnamese and Indian armies to strengthen cooperation and share experience, a senior officer has said.

Agreement to boost Vietnam – EU legal timber trade

Agreement to boost Vietnam – EU legal timber trade

Vietnam and the EU have just concluded negotiations for a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), according to the EU delegation to Vietnam on May 16.

‘Book city’ to open in Binh Duong mall

‘Book city’ to open in Binh Duong mall

Local book producer Phuong Nam Corp (PNC) has teased the opening of a ‘book city’ inside a shopping center in Binh Duong, a neighboring province of Ho Chi Minh City.

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.

Vietnam, New Zealand beef up army cooperation

Vietnam, New Zealand beef up army cooperation

VOV.VN - Lieutenant General and Deputy Minister of Defence Phan Van Giang on April 3 hosted a reception for the visiting Chief of Army of New Zealand,Peter Kelly, in Hanoi.

Vietnam, Cambodia boost defence ties

Vietnam, Cambodia boost defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Phan Van Giang held talks with Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Army (RCA) Pol Saroeun in Phnom Penh on March 18.

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).

Peppercorn export drops in two months

Peppercorn export drops in two months

Peppercorn export has experienced a decline in both value and volume in the first two months of 2017, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Ministry: Pepper remains key export in 2017

Ministry: Pepper remains key export in 2017

The Ministry of Industry and Trade expects pepper to remain a key foreign currency earner for Vietnam this year, with targeted export turnover of US$1.6 billion despite a fall in output in some farming areas.