Vietnam operation helps Thai food firm record strong profit hike World

Vietnam operation helps Thai food firm record strong profit hike

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) of Thailand and its subsidiaries have reported that their consolidated first-quarter net profit skyrocketed by 40 percent year on year to 4.279 billion baht (nearly 134 million USD) thanks to their pork business activities in Vietnam.
Flower trade is blooming tough Business

Flower trade is blooming tough

Despite being renowned for high quality flowers, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong still faces problems such as poor storage and lack of new, high quality seeds that hinder its ability to satisfy domestic demand.
Thailand delays rubber export cuts due to election ASEAN

Thailand delays rubber export cuts due to election

Thailand, the world’s top natural rubber producer, would delay its cuts in rubber exports till May 20 instead of the initially planned date of April 1 due to its general election, according to officials from Indonesia and Malaysia.
Hoa Phat churns out 250,000 tonnes of steel in January Business

Hoa Phat churns out 250,000 tonnes of steel in January

Hoa Phat Group, the nation’s largest steel producer, has announced that it churned out nearly 250,000 tonnes of construction steel in January, up 27 percent year-on-year and equivalent to the record-breaking figures of October 2018.
Vietnamese rice makes name in world market Business

Vietnamese rice makes name in world market

In 2018, Vietnam’s total rice exports reached 6.15 million tonnes, with export turnover of 3.15 billion USD. The industry saw a 5.7% increase in volume and 19.6% increase in value compared to 2017.
Dong Thap catfish farms near annual target Business

Dong Thap catfish farms near annual target

Dong Thap province, the Mekong Delta’s largest tra fish producer, has more than 2,200ha of aquaculture farms breeding the fish and they have produced about 438,000 tonnes so far this year, equivalent to almost the full-year target.