VN to import more cashews

Việt Nam, the world’s No1 exporter of cashew products, expects to import an aditional 500,000 tonnes of nuts from now until October to meet its annual export target, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas).Keep reading ...

Int’l cashew conference planned

An international clients conference for the cashew industry will be held in southern Bình Phước Province next week to provide an opportunity for cashew farmers, processors and traders to exchange information and explore business opportunities with local and foreign partners. Nguyễn Anh Hoàng, director of ...

Poor crop hurts cashew farmers

Many farmers in the southern provinces of Bình Thuận, Bình Phước and Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu have been encountering difficulties due to a poor cashew crop caused by bad weather and plant diseases. Nguyễn Đình Chương, a farmer who has four hectares of cashew ...

VN's export ratio of farm produce in decline

Vietnam’s total export turnover has been growing at an annual rate of 12.8% but outbound shipments of agricultural products have faced numerous difficulties and their annual export growth was recorded at a mere 2.4% in the 2012-2016 period. The export ratio of agricultural products, as a ...

Shortages push up cashew price

The price of fresh cashews has jumped by about 30 percent over the price last year due to shortages of the nut and the fact that the harvest will not get into full swing until early next month. A lack of investment in technology to ...

Cashew nut exports to hit $3b in 2017

Việt Nam is expected to export 360,000 tonnes of cashews for a value of US$3 billion this year, an increase of 3.4 per cent in volume and 5.6 per cent in value over last year, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas). Speaking at ...

Cashew industry sets standards

The Việt Nam Cashew Association has set standards for cashew processing to nudge the industry towards cleaner production and ensure consistent quality. The standards, announced at the eighth Việt Nam Golden Cashew Rendezvous in Đà Nẵng last week, cover input materials, technical requirements and equipment involved ...

Korean company looking to crack open cashew nut market

Champassak province farmers will be supported in planting thousands of hectares of cashew nut trees after the provincial Administration Office gave the go ahead for a US$9 million Korean project. Deputy Director of the provincial Agriculture and Forestry Department, Mr Viengsay Sipraphone, told Vientiane Times on ...

Việt Nam records $1.8b trade surplus YTD

The country posted a trade surplus of nearly US$1.8 billion in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office. GSO experts attributed the surplus to a rise in export values, while import revenues declined. The nation’s export turnover during the period ...

Cashew industry: Time to make a bold move

A recent national cashew forum in Hanoi sponsored by the Vietnam Cashew Association focusing on ways to promote sustainability of the industry, attracted hundreds of stakeholders. The primary constraint that stakeholders face, undermining their efforts to realize the full trade potential for cashews is lack of ...

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