Ho Chi Minh City boosts trade links Business

Ho Chi Minh City boosts trade links

Links between businesses in Ho Chi Minh City and other cities and provinces in the south have improved significantly as a result of a trade co-operation programme started in late 2011.
Farmers sell ‘strange' Tet fruit Society

Farmers sell ‘strange' Tet fruit

Farmers and artisans in the Mekong River Delta are busy creating "strange" and "unique" fruits for Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls in early February next year.
Ben Tre tourism sees fruits of its labour Travel

Ben Tre tourism sees fruits of its labour

Cho Lach district, the largest fruit cultivation area in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, has created several tourism products after three years of implementing its tourism development plan.
Business

Southern fruits to open festival in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City will host the Southern Fruit Festival in its Suoi Tien Tourist Area in district No.9 from June 1-20 with a view of honouring values of exotic fruits and growers in Vietnam and the southern region in particular.
Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits Business

Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits

Fruit growing is the Mekong Delta’s strength thanks to its rich soil and good weather and to export fruits more profitably, the local agricultural sector is paying close attention to improving product quality and building brands.
Scarcity drives up prices for Tet treats Business

Scarcity drives up prices for Tet treats

The supply of speciality fruits in the Mekong Delta for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls in mid-February, will be scarce because unfavourable weather has affected output, according to farmers.

In recent days, the price of speciality fruit like Nam Roi grapefruit, green-peel and pink-flesh grapefruit and Hoa Loc mango has risen because of low supply.
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Dong Nai profits from grapefruit

Many farmers in the southeastern province of Dong Nai have switched from growing coffee, pepper and fruit to growing green-peel and pink-flesh grapefruit because of high profits.