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Việt Nam to gain $11b from wood and forest product exports this year – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Workers produce export products at the Woodsland Tuyên Quang JSC. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is likely to reach its export turnover target of US$11 billion from wood and forestry products this year as the main season for business is in the last six months of the year, according to an official of the Việt Nam Timber and Forest Product Association. Businesses also have enough orders for production by year-end, said Nguyễn Tôn Quyền, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of the association. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hà Công Tuấn also said to meet…

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China disputes Trump claim over US farm product purchases

Beijing has attempted to explain to the US that China has been purchasing American farm products in recent past weeks, in an effort to undermine one of President Donald Trump’s reasons for threatening additional tariffs on Chinese products.Trump tweeted last week that China had agreed to buy agricultural products from the US in “large quantities” but China “did not do so”, as one of the factors underlying his decision to levy a 10 per cent levy on US$300 billion in Chinese imports not already… Source link

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Almost $500m invested in farm product processing industry in H1 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Workers pack dragon fruits for export at Cát Tường Agricultural Product Processing Company. The agriculture sector attracted VNĐ11.4 trillion to farming product processing projects in the first half of this year. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Tri HÀ NỘI — The agriculture sector in the first half of this year attracted about VNĐ11.4 trillion (US$491.3 million) to 11 new and existing projects processing farming products, according the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.  The ministry said since 2018, total capital of over VNĐ20 trillion was invested in 30 projects processing agricultural products nationwide. They…

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Hong Kong stock exchange operator launches inline warrants, first new structured product in 13 years as part of plan to be Asia’s asset management hub

The operator of Hong Kong’s tock exchange will introduce inline warrants trading on Thursday, marking the first roll-out of a new structured product in 13 years, part of its three-year plan to diversify into a leading Asian asset management centre.Fifty inline warrants will start trading on Thursday (July 18) on the stock exchange, issued by six banks, BNP Paribas, Haitong, HSBC, JPMorgan, Societe Generale and Vontobel.They are derivative products linked to the Hang Seng Index and the share… Source link

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How savvy Li Ka-shing profits from this loss-making firm’s ‘healthy ageing’ product

Li Ka-shing, one of Hong Kong’s best known tycoons in his nineties, puts his money where his mouth is when it comes to fighting ageing.He has been taking Tru Niagen, a “healthy ageing supplement” made by one of his investees, since he was first introduced to it more than two years ago, according to Frank Jaksch, the co-founder and chairman of ChromaDex.Li’s private venture capital unit Horizons Ventures ploughed US$25 million into Nasdaq-listed ChromaDex in April 2017 and is now its largest… Source link

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Việt Nam paper industry needs to diversify product portfolio – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A paper mill. Experts suggest the paper industry should no longer invest in production of packaging paper but instead manufacture other varieties like coated, duplex, couche, and bristol papers. — Photo vppa.vn HCM CITY — The paper industry has potential for growth, but businesses need to avoid investment in products that have excess supply, according to the Việt Nam Paper and Pulp Association (VPPA). It said free trade agreements such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the Việt Nam-EU FTA…

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Huawei scraps first product launch as US trade ban bites

In this May 26, 2016, photo, a man walks past a Huawei logo during a launch event for the Huawei Matebook in Beijing. As trade disputes simmer, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the No. 3 smartphone brand, is shifting its growth efforts toward Europe and Asia in the face of mounting obstacles in the US market. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Source link

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Int’l agricultural fertilisers and plant protection product expo opens in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

   AgroChemEx Việt Nam 2019 is being held at Equatorial Hotel in District 5 from June 11 to 12. — Photo courtesy of organisers HCM CITY — A wide range of fertilisers, agricultural machinery, packaging equipment, pesticides and and other products are on display at the third international exhibition for the fertilizer and pesticide industry at an expo that opened in HCM City today. AgroChemEx Việt Nam 2019 includes 50 local and international exhibitors, and is expected to attract about 2,000 visitors. In addition to showcasing the latest products and services in the industry, the…

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Tra fish industry needs to improve product quality – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Tra fish products will face competitiveness from China’s products. — Photo kinhtenongthon.vn HCM CITY — Việt Nam’s tra fish (pangasius) industry has been urged to strongly improve its quality so as to compete with not only traditional rivals, but also its biggest tra fish importer – China. According to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the domestic tra fish sector faces many rivals, including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh – who each represent around 15-20 per cent of global production. Experts said the competitiveness of Vietnamese tra…

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“One Commune, One Product” programme seeks global linkages – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ speaks at the Global OCOP Network Connection Forum held yesterday in HCM City. VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp  HCM CITY — Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ has asked agencies to enhance linkages between cities and provinces nationwide and other countries to form a global network for the One Commune, One Product (OCOP) programme. Huệ said the OCOP programme would help restructure the rural economy, reduce migration of rural labourers to cities, and protect the environment, as well as maintain social stability in rural areas.…

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