The Ministry of Industry and Trade has urged firms to control the quality of pepper exported to India and develop solutions to cope with policies affecting the export of pepper from Vietnam.
VOV.VN -Vietnamese businesses have been granted permission to receive back 58 containers of pepper after they had been left stuck in Birgunj port in Nepal and Kolkata port in India.
VOV.VN - Immediately upon receiving information regarding 58 export containers stuck in Nepal and India, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh signed a letter to the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies of Nepal in order to request support for Vietnamese businesses.
Vietnam is one of the biggest coffee and pepper exporters in the world, but the money it earns is modest.
VOV.VN - Agro-forestry and fishery exports are estimated at US$3.36 billion in October, bringing the total export value to US$32.6 billion in 10 months, a year-on-year rise of 8.1%, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
VOV.VN - The average price of exported pepper saw a sharp drop during the first half of this year and any rebound is forecast to be difficult to achieve in July and the later months of the year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s output and export of pepper increased sharply last year, but their prices and thus turnover from exports fell, according to the industry association.
VOV.VN - Pepper exports to India grew impressively over the first quarter of the year, ballooning 209% in volume and 77% in value to become the fastest growing export market, according to preliminary statistics provided by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Pepper prices dropped by half at the end of the first quarter compared to 2017 and equaled to one-fourth of those in mid-2016, down to the lowest level over the last five years.
Vietnam raked in US$138.8 million from exporting nearly 36,000 tonnes of pepper in the first two months of 2018, posting a year-on-year increase of 127% in volume and 23.7% in turnover.
VOV.VN - Vietnam pepper exports increased by 20.5% to 214,000 tons in 2017, but the value dropped by 22% to US$1.12 billion after the export price fell 34.7% against the previous year.
Pepper growers in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai are developing pepper plants from Sri Lanka, instead of local varieties, however some agricultural experts are wary of its development potential.
VOV.VN - The Lam San Cooperative in Cam My district, southern Dong Nai Province has shipped 800 tons of pepper to Germany and the Netherlands this year, tripling the volume of last year’s exports.
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.
VOV.VN - Export turnovers of agro-forestry –aquatic products hit US$2.74 billion in October, bringing the total export value for the first ten months of the year to US$29.76 billion, up 12.7% against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
A pepper glut in the Central Highlands as more and more farmers switched to the crop lured by the earlier high profits from the spice has caused prices to collapse and threatens to bankrupt many of them.
VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 8,800 tons of pepper to Pakistan to earn more than US$36 million last year, according to Vietnam Trade Office in Pakistan.
The price of pepper in Vietnam has gone up and down recently, allegedly due to unexpected Chinese purchases.
VOV.VN - As consumers enjoy fresh, local fruit and vegetables this summer, farmers and producers can expect lower earnings from the fruits of their labour, say leading industry analysts.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will soon issue Production Unit Codes (PUCs) to areas that qualify to produce peppers for export, said Deputy Minister Le Quoc Doanh on June 8.