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Banks to back rice production

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Banks to back rice production

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has directed ministries, sectors, food corporations and the Vietnam Food Association to develop support for this year’s domestic rice production and export activities.

Pepper export value grows 11.5 percent

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Pepper export value grows 11.5 percent

Pepper exports fetched 328 million USD in the first 11 months of the year, an increase of 11.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

EU vote bodes well for Vietnamese shoes

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EU vote bodes well for Vietnamese shoes

The European Union (EU)’s anti-dumping advisory committee did not agree on a proposal to extend anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese leather-capped shoes, with 15 countries voting against it.

Rice export volume rises 33%

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Rice export volume rises 33%

Rice exports increased in volume but declined in value in the first 10 months of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Exports reached 5.37 million tonnes, earning 2.39 billion USD, an increase of 33.23 percent in volume but a fall of 7.65 percent in value compared with the same period last year.

Fruit and vegetable exports up over last year

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Fruit and vegetable exports up over last year

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first nine months of this year were worth 320 million USD, a year-on-year increase of 3.5 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Exports in September alone were worth 38 million USD, the ministry said.

Tea exports brew profits

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Tea exports brew profits

Tea exports increased to 97,000 tonnes and earned 126 million USD in the first nine months of this year, a 22.4 percent increase in volume and a 13.7 percent increase in value against the same period last year.

Exports totalled 15,000 tonnes and earned 20 million USD in September alone, at a price of 1,350 USD per tonne – the same rate as August, said association vice chairman Tran Van Gia.

Garments exports target new markets

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Garments exports target new markets

Garment exports to new markets will account for roughly 5 percent of the industry’s total export turnover this year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas).