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Many sugar mills face uncertain future

Many sugar mills face uncertain future

While the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) has been delayed until 2020, the future of the local sugar industry, with several sugar mills facing closure, remains uncertain, officials said.

Reforms needed for sugar industry

Reforms needed for sugar industry

The sugar industry needs to restructure to compete with rivals in other countries such as Thailand, according to the Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association.

Sugar prices plunge on smuggling

Sugar prices plunge on smuggling

Sugar prices in domestic market have fallen so sharply that sugar mills and sugarcane farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing difficulties.

Vietnam exports sugar to 28 markets

Vietnam exports sugar to 28 markets

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 43,000 tons of sugar to 28 markets, earning more than US$20.6 million to the end of September, said Pham Quoc Doanh, President of Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association.

Big investors eyeing organic food market

Big investors eyeing organic food market

The area for organic farming makes up only 0.2% of total agricultural production, but the figure is expected to increase rapidly as more investors are considering developing organic farming projects.

Sugar firms deep in hardships

Sugar firms deep in hardships

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s recent proposal on sugar import has put local sugar firms on the tenterhooks, and there is a demand for urgent support from the government to help firms get out of the woods.

Sugarcane yields, quality declines

Sugarcane yields, quality declines

Drought and saline intrusion this year caused a drop in the cultivation area and yield of sugarcane in the 2015-16 season, but farmers nationwide reaped profits from their harvests, though sugar quality was still considered insufficient.

Sugar output drops 1.4 million tonnes

Sugar output drops 1.4 million tonnes

Sugar mills nationwide turned out 1.2 million tonnes of sugar in the 2015-2016 sugarcane crop, a fall of 1.4 million tonnes from the previous crop, according to the Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association (VSSA).

Australia, Vietnam develop new sugarcane technology

Australia, Vietnam develop new sugarcane technology

(VOV) -Sugar Research Australia and the Vietnam Sugarcane Research Institute recently signed a 10-year agreement to participate in a project seeking new sugarcane production technology for the benefit of both countries.

Sugar market faces bitter challenges ahead

Sugar market faces bitter challenges ahead

(VOV) - The Vietnamese sugar industry has historically been insulated from global volatilities and competition as a consequence of governmental market protections. However the gloves are about to come off as free trade pacts are poised to come into effect.

Local sugar industry under heavy pressure

Local sugar industry under heavy pressure

(VOV) -The Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association (VSSA) has proposed delaying removing import tariffs in anticipation of newly reached Free Trade Agreements (FTA).