Vietnam to auction sugar import quotas for 85,000 tons

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Vietnam to auction sugar import quotas for 85,000 tons

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is set to auction import quotas for 85,000 tons of sugar this year following years of lobbying by the Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association.

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Region agrees on new standards for rubber

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Rubber industry experts and government officials from ASEAN member countries gathered in Siem Reap yesterday to agree on harmonised standards for rubber products that would facilitate cross-border trade.

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MFI lending continues on course

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MFI lending continues on course

Cambodia's microfinance sector continued to expand rapidly during the first half of the year, despite concerns over rising default rates as the industry’s main borrowers – provincial farmers – struggle to repay their loans after successive seasons of drought and poor harvests.

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Mexico studies Vietnam’s garment-textiles

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Mexico studies Vietnam’s garment-textiles

A delegation from the National Chamber of Textile, Industry of Mexico (Canaintex) will make a trip to Vietnam from August 27-28 to explore the garment-textile sector.

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Tariff cut spurs auto import in Vietnam

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Tariff cut spurs auto import in Vietnam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade yesterday said that over 60,600 CBU (completely built unit) automobiles worth US$1.4 billion were imported into Vietnam during the first seven months this year.

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Exports meet half of target for seven months

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Exports meet half of target for seven months

Export growth rate reached 5.3 percent meeting only half of 10 percent target set early this year in the first seven months and lower 9.2 percent during the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Vietnam drug stocks surging as foreigners covet booming industry

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Vietnam drug stocks surging as foreigners covet booming industry

As Vietnam opens up to more foreign money, the country’s fast-growing pharmaceutical industry is emerging as one of the most attractive prizes for overseas investors.

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Drop in US exports seen as a wake-up call

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The industry body for the nation’s garment and footwear manufacturers said new trade data showing a decline in Cambodian exports to the US during the first half of the year was a sign that the Kingdom was losing its competitive advantage, threatening the future of its $6 billion garment industry.

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Vietnam gov't to sell 49 pct stake in farm machinery company

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VEAM Corporation, one of the biggest companies owned by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, is set to sell a 49 percent stake starting this month.

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Vietnam-EU trade turnover increases ten times after 15 years

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Vietnam-EU trade turnover increases ten times after 15 years

Trade turnover between Vietnam and the EU has increased over ten times since 2000 to reach US$41.4 billion last year, reported the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Vietnam attends ASEAN trade, investment meetings in Laos

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Vietnam attends ASEAN trade, investment meetings in Laos

A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh attended the 30th meeting of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) Council in Vientiane, Laos on August 3.

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Bitter market for local coffee

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Bitter market for local coffee

The Kingdom’s once-promising home-grown coffee industry has been laid low by adverse weather and fierce global competition, with the total area under coffee cultivation cut in half over the last three years as desperate farmers switch to other crops, a senior official at the Ministry of Agriculture said yesterday.

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Sugar firms deep in hardships

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Sugar firms deep in hardships

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s recent proposal on sugar import has put local sugar firms on the tenterhooks, and there is a demand for urgent support from the government to help firms get out of the woods.

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Vietfish 2016 exhibition scheduled for early August

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Vietfish 2016 exhibition scheduled for early August

Around 200 seafood exporters and processors from Vietnam and 14 foreign countries and territories will gather at the biggest event of the industry - the 2016 Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish 2016) - being held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City from August 3-5.

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Rice brand has yet to stick

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Rice brand has yet to stick

The private sector’s campaign to develop a single recognisable umbrella brand for Cambodia’s premium varieties of fragrant rice looks increasingly tenuous after a government body voiced objections to the name selected, and argued instead that the country should market each variety of rice under its own individual brand name.

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