Exports to Germany hit nearly 1.2 billion USD in Q1

Vietnam’s exports to Germany climbed 48.9 percent to 434.18 million USD in March, bringing its three-month export revenue from this market to 1.18 billion USD, up 1.5 percent against the same period last year, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported.

ASEAN coffee, cashew planters trade techniques

Agricultural extension officials and farm owners from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam have taken part in an ASEAN training course for intensive coffee and cashew farming techniques in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Coffee farmers to brew success

About 1,500 coffee farmers in Vietnam's Central Highlands province of Lam Dong are set to receive free training in agricultural techniques to help boost their crop yields and quality of coffee beans.

Coffee traders may get loan boost

The Ministry of Finance has submitted a proposal to the Prime Minister to help troubled coffee exporters by extending the period when they could receive loans.
VN-Indonesia Joint Commission meets in Jakarta Business

VN-Indonesia Joint Commission meets in Jakarta

Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and Indonesian Minister of Trade Giata Irawan Wirjawan have co-cahired the sixth meeting of the Vietnam-Indonesia Joint Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sept. 17-18.
VN coffee consumption to surge Business

VN coffee consumption to surge

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has forecast Vietnam 's coffee consumption in the 2012-13 crop would likely reach 1.83 million 60-kg bags, against 1.7 million bags in 2011-12.

Robusta export market frozen

The price of Robusta coffee beans fell to 50,600 VND (2.4 USD) per kilo in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, 600 VND under its quotation on July 1.

Coffee prices skyrocket

Coffee exports to major markets have surged between 1.5 to eight times year on year, pushing the input price of coffee beans in Vietnam to 50 million VND (roughly 2,400 USD) a tonne.

Survey: VN tops list of 10 most optimistic nations

Vietnam tops the list of 10 most optimistic nations in the world, according to a survey conducted in late 2010 by the France-based BVA Institute.

The survey’s results, which were published by the Le Parisien newspaper on Jan. 3, show that Vietnam ranks first among more than 50 surveyed nations with a proportion of over 61 percent, outdistancing the group’s others such as China, Brazil and Peru.

Coffee industry brews up plans

Vietnam 's coffee industry should invest in more professional facilities, adequate irrigation methods and efficient watering systems to gain a stronger foothold in the global market, speakers at the Asia International Coffee Conference (AICC) said in HCM City .