Agro-forestry-aquatic products post one-billion-USD export value
The southern province of Binh Phuoc ran a trade surplus of nearly US$1 billion this year, according to its economic growth report 2018.
VOV.VN - The 10th International Cashew Nut Conference (Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous) opened in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province on October 6 with the participation of hundreds of domestic and foreign businesspeople.
VOV.VN -T&T Group of Vietnam pledged to import raw cashew nuts from Guinea Bissau with an annual volume of 150,000-200,000 tons in 2018 and the following years under a memorandum of understanding on agribusiness signed in Hanoi on August 6.
Lafooco, a member of The PAN Group and one of the leading cashew nut traders in Vietnam, has become one of the first two Vietnamese firms to be granted the USDA Organic Certificate and the EU Organic Certificate for sterilised cashew nuts.
Vietnam’s exports to Germany hit US$2.85 billion in the first five months of this year, up 8.6% compared to the same period last year.
VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 142,842 tons of cashew nuts valued at US$1.41 billion during the first five months of this year, up 22.1% in volume and 25.7% in value against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The average price of cashew nuts increased by VND30,000 per kilo to VND280,000 as many processing plants in Binh Phuoc province have bought a large quantity of raw cashew nuts to meet the increasing demand during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) while supplies were limited.
VOV.VN - Sixteen Vietnamese businesses have showcased their agricultural products like rice, cinnamon, cashew nuts, pepper and coffee at the Sirha trade fair in Istanbul, Turkey.
Vietnam’s cashew nut exports are forecast to surpass the US$3 billion benchmark for the first time in 2017 thanks to increasing shipments in the first ten months of the year.
VOV.VN - Wood and timber products, rice, coffee, cashew nuts and vegetables and fruits, each with a value of more than US$1 billion, are top export products in the first five months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Cashew export revenue in the first two months of this year hit only US$255 million, down 3.3% year-on-year, the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) told a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on March 15.
The Central Highlands region is expected to attract more than US$10.1 billion worth of investment in the period of 2016-2020.
Despite record earnings from export in 2016, cashew nuts exporters are struggling to meet targets for this year due to a shortage of raw materials.
VOV.VN - Exports of key agricultural products are estimated at US$13.7 billion in 11 months ending December.
VOV.VN - Exports of cashew nuts jumped 5.8% in volume and 16.9% in value year-on-year for the ten months leading up to November 2016, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Cashew exports in the first ten months of this year posted strong growth, reaching 291,000 tonnes in volume and US$2.33 billion in value, heard the 8th Vietnam International Cashew Conference in the central city of Danang on November 11.
The southeastern province of Binh Phuoc, the country’s largest cashew producer, plans to intercrop cocoa with a total of 50,000 ha of cashew trees in an aim to raise farmers’ incomes.
VOV.VN - Many local companies are exhibiting their wares at a Central China (Hunan) International Trade Fair (October 19-23) at the Changsha International Conference and Exhibition Centre.
Even though Vietnam is an agricultural country with 80% of its population living in rural areas, the Southeast Asian country spends several billion dollars every year importing agricultural products.