Fragrant rice predominates in exports

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Fragrant rice predominates in exports

According to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), fragrant rice was at the lead in export volume in the first four months this year, accounting for 26.1 percent of the total volume, up 45.1 percent over the same period last year, thanks to surging demand from Asian and African nations.

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Export growth pushes up local rice prices

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Export growth pushes up local rice prices

The first quarter rice export was up nearly 58 percent in volume and 51 percent in value over the same period last year to hit US$1.4 million tons and US$577 million under FOB (free on board) term, reported the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Will Vietnamese garment contractors win in the TPP?

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

Will Vietnamese garment contractors win in the TPP?

The much-debated Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement involving Vietnam and 11 other countries is now set to undergo at least a lengthy two-year period of much argument about the real value of the deal.

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Is Vietnam’s productivity low because Vietnamese work for foreigners?

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Is Vietnam’s productivity low because Vietnamese work for foreigners?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese businesses simply do outsourcing for foreign enterprises. They just do what they are told to do. As they don’t have markets, their productivity is low, business people say.

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VN Food Association denies rumors on 25% broken rice export halt

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has dismissed as groundless rumors that Vietnamese enterprises have suspended export of 25% broken rice due to an undersupply of this product on the domestic market.

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Vietnam expects higher prices for rice after Philippines bid

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam expects higher prices for rice after Philippines bid

VietNamNet Bridge - The sale of 450,000 tons of rice to the Philippines under a government-to-government contract is expected to increase Vietnam’s rice price in domestic and world markets.

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Vietnam sees rice exports, stockpiles shrinking

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam sees rice exports, stockpiles shrinking

(VOV) - China, the largest customer of Vietnamese rice, has stepped up purchases after its August imports struck a five-month low, according to officials at the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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After NATO drawdown, US forces guide Afghans from the shadows

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After NATO drawdown, US forces guide Afghans from the shadows

From his watchtower in insurgency-wracked eastern Afghanistan, US army Specialist Josh Whitten doesn't have much to say about his Afghan colleagues. "They don't come up here anymore, because they used to mess around with our stuff."

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Vietnamese logistics firms losing domestically

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnamese logistics firms losing domestically

Foreign sea freight logistics companies, which account for only 3-4 per cent of the number of companies operating in the sector in Vietnam, are handling more than 80 per cent of the country’s imports and exports, Mr. Do Xuan Quang, Chairman of the Vietnam Logistics Association, told a press conference on August 3 on Logistics Roads to ASEAN +6 after the AEC.

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What’s behind the high export figures?

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

What’s behind the high export figures?

VietNamNet Bridge - High export turnover and export growth rate are usually cited in government agencies’ reports as proof of economic development. However, there are many problems behind the figures.

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Rice exports see difficulties due to oversupply

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SaiGon GP English 15 month(s) ago 2 related news

Rice exports see difficulties due to oversupply

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) on March 24 said that rice exports would continue facing difficulties because of surplus supply sources in rice export nations and Thailand’s boosted measures to clear their stocks, causing a competition in rice prices in the world.

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Opportunities have arrived for cement manufacturers

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VietnamNet English 15 month(s) ago

Opportunities have arrived for cement manufacturers

VietNamNet Bridge - Many large construction projects have resumed work, while coal prices have decreased, helping to cut production costs. Cement manufacturers see great opportunities to revive their business.

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Thailand, VN develop rice markets

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Báo điện tử CP English 15 month(s) ago

Thailand, VN develop rice markets

VGP - The Vietnamese and Thai agriculture ministers discussed cooperation in building a sustainable rice market and increasing the value of export farm produce.

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Vietnam, Thailand cooperate to develop agricultural produce market

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SaiGon GP English 15 month(s) ago

Vietnam, Thailand cooperate to develop agricultural produce market

Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat talked with Thai Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Petipong Pungbun Naaydhya about cooperation in building a sustainable rice market and increasing the value of export farm produce on March 12.

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Vietnam Fall-Winter 2015 Fashion Week to be launched

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VietnamPlus English 15 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Vietnam Fall-Winter 2015 Fashion Week to be launched

The Vietnam Fall-Winter 2015 Fashion Week is scheduled to take place this week in Hanoi, featuring 18 designers in evening shows from March 12-15.

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