ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020 Business

ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised up its growth forecasts for Vietnam from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent for 2019 and from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent for 2020 while trimming its predictions in developing Asia as growth in China and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors.
Cashew businesses lack capital, materials Videos

Cashew businesses lack capital, materials

In the first half of this year, 600-700 small cashew processing factories have closed due to a lack of raw materials and capital for production, causing a headache for the sector to achieve the export
Binh Phuoc warns farmers over uncertified cashew Business

Binh Phuoc warns farmers over uncertified cashew

The Binh Phuoc Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has warned local farmers not to grow new cashew varieties that have not been certified by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to ensure cashew quality is not affected.
Mekong Delta farmers begin shrimp harvest Business

Mekong Delta farmers begin shrimp harvest

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region have begun this year’s first harvest season of brackish water shrimp, earning strong profits due to high prices and favourable breeding conditions.
Poor crop hurts cashew farmers Business

Poor crop hurts cashew farmers

Many farmers in the southern provinces of Binh Thuan, Binh Phuoc and Ba Ria – Vung Tau have been encountering difficulties due to a poor cashew crop caused by bad weather and plant diseases.
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Enormous potential for higher economic growth

Continuous improvements to the business environment, national competitiveness, and efficiency of the economy will ensure optimal conditions for higher economic growth, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung told Nhan Dan newspaper.
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.