Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:21:25

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Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

Business

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

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.

Businesses encouraged to invest in large-scale pepper production

Business

Businesses encouraged to invest in large-scale pepper production

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh has suggested key pepper growing provinces such as Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Gia Lai, Binh Phuoc and Dong Nai have more policies to encourage and create favourable conditions for businesses to invest in large-scale pepper production with high quality and efficiency.

Stocks up as is investor caution, too

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Stocks up as is investor caution, too

Shares advanced on both local exchanges on September 5 after a long weekend holiday, driven by large-cap stocks. However, trading conditions suggest rough sessions ahead for the markets.