Temasek to invest $55m into HAG’s rubber sector

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Singapore-based Temasek Group and Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group Joint Stock Co (HAG) have recently signed a principle deal whereby Temasek will invest $55 million in HAG’s rubber industry. Two signatories are discussing terms of a detailed contract which is expected to be finished in June, Vo Truong Son, HAG’s deputy general director in charge…


Vietnamese group plants 100,000ha of rubber

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The Viet Nam Rubber Group (VRG) ‘s four subsidiaries yesterday kicked off a project to plant 100,000ha of rubber trees in Cambodia’s Kratie Province under an agreement between the two countries. The subsidiaries are the Dong Nai Kratie, Dong Phu Kratie, Phu Rieng Kratie and Loc Ninh Kratie companies. Addressing the ceremony, Cambodian Deputy Prime…


Livestock farms accused of price collusion

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The latest increase in livestock prices in the domestic market, which has surprised both traders and consumers, is being blamed on price manipulation by big breeding companies. Lending strength to the suspicion of price manipulation is the fact that the surge has come during the low season, but several retailers say demand and supply factors…


Vietnam to stock pile 1 mln ton rice from July

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Vietnamese rice exporters are scheduled to stock pile 1 million tonnes of milled summer-autumn grain for three months beginning July 15 to support domestic prices, an industry official said on Monday. Keeping the volume of rice, equivalent to a quarter of the current crop output, off the market would help stabilise prices — a move…


Global rice prices forecast to rise soon

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World rice prices have remained stable for the past year but that could change soon. According to the Manila-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), rice prices have remained relatively stable, rising only 17 per cent since June last year against a 50-150 per cent hike seen in the prices of other crops. This has been…


Coffee price edges up as supply falls

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The price of Robusta coffee in the Central Highlands provinces rose by VND500 per kilogramme to more than VND50,000 last Friday. The VND500 hike – or US$25 per tonne – was much lower than in the London terminal market, coffee buyers in HCM City said. Exporters in Dak Lak Province offered Robusta grade 1 with…


Chinese produce falls from favour

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Vietnamese farm produce and foodstuff are wresting back the domestic market share they lost to Chinese products in the last five years. In HCM City for instance, consumers who used to prefer farm products imported from China due to their cheap prices are now choosing Vietnamese products. This is mainly due to the improvement in…


Bumper crop cheers litchi farmers

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The Department of Industry and Trade in Bac Giang Province is forecasting a bumper litchi crop this year, estimating a harvest of 189,500 tons of litchis, an increase of 84 percent from last year. Sai Gon Giai Phong reporters saw many traders in Luc Ngan District of Bac Giang Province buying litchis for VND10, 000…


VN must focus on brand value of rice

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Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank country director, stated in a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 13 that Vietnam must make changes in its rice production and export, focusing more on increasing the value of rice. At the conference organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the WB…


When Do Geraniums Flower?

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Geraniums are a genus of plants that produce brightly colored flowers and brilliant leafy foliage. They do well in pots and in gardens, and knowing when they bloom is helpful when you are planning the look of your home and garden. Time Frame According to Washington State University, geraniums bloom during the early spring and…


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