Building material market stable Business

Building material market stable

The domestic building material market was stable in the first four months of the year and continued to meet demand, said the Ministry of Construction.
Vietnam’s rice exports drop in Q1 Business

Vietnam’s rice exports drop in Q1

Vietnam exported an estimated 1.28 million tonnes of rice in the first three months of the year, earning 570 million USD, down 18 percent in volume and 17.3 percent in value compared to the same period last year.

Rice exports up in both quantity and value

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) expects a boost in earnings from rice exports as world demand and prices surge.

VFA President Truong Thanh Phong said rice exporters have so far this year earned 2.56 billion USD from exporting over 5.5 million tonnes of rice, representing an increase of over 14 percent in value and almost 12 percent in quantity over the previous year.