Forestry exports rise nearly 18 percent in four months Business

Forestry exports rise nearly 18 percent in four months

Forestry exports are estimated to hit 875 million USD in April and 3.27 billion USD in the first four months of this year, up 17.8 percent year on year, resulting in a trade surplus of nearly 2.49 billion USD, reported the Vietnam Forestry Administration.
Drought-hit Ben Tre bears no festival fruit Society

Drought-hit Ben Tre bears no festival fruit

Ben Tre has called off all fruit exhibitions and festivals scheduled for this year, with authorities saying drought and saline intrusion have decimated its orchards and there is nothing more to show.
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Wood firms face fiercer competition at home

Local wood enterprises will face a tougher price and product quality competition with their rivals from other parts of Southeast Asia next year when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) takes shape, the Saigon Times Daily reported.