Steady prices key to boosting demand for cashew nuts Business

Steady prices key to boosting demand for cashew nuts

Price stability is needed to ensure sustained growth of the cashew nut market and benefits for stakeholders in the cashew value chain, participants said at the 10th International Conference on Cashew in northeastern Quang Ninh province at the weekend.
Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019 Business

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

2019 will be a challenging year for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry as it needs to obtain major breakthroughs to take on new roles in the global value chain, including shifting from simple processing - Cut, Make and Trim (CMT) - to purchasing materials, free on board (FOB), original design manufacturer (ODM) and original brand manufacturer (OBM) modes.
Vietnam exports less, but earns more from cassava Business

Vietnam exports less, but earns more from cassava

Cassava exports in the first seven months of the year reached 1.6 million tonnes with a value of 580 million USD, a year-on-year decline of 24 percent in volume but a surge of 12.5 percent in value, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.