Thai rice dealers warn against gov't price hike

Thai rice dealers warn against gov't price hike

Thai rice exporters are looking for alternative sources of supply in Vietnam and Cambodia in case the new government makes prices too high for export.
Lending rate on dong for corporations show signs of retreat

Lending rate on dong for corporations show signs of retreat

Some commercial banks have quietly reduced the interest rate on dong loans for corporations. US dollar lending rate, meanwhile, has been pushed up due to a shortage of the greenback.
Foreign players brew up coffee market dominance

Foreign players brew up coffee market dominance

Capital shortages are behind local coffee exporters’ less competitiveness to foreign rivals.
Rice companies need certificates to export

Rice companies need certificates to export 1

Rice exporters would need certificates from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in order to export as of October 1 this year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (Vietfood).
Rice exporters try to crack new markets

Rice exporters try to crack new markets

Domestic rice exporters face plenty of obstacles to trading in the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japanese markets, experts said.
Exporters looking for fresh air

Exporters looking for fresh air

Scores of problems have undermined competitive advantages of key export businesses.
Exporters face nasty barbs in their search for markets

Exporters face nasty barbs in their search for markets

“They have recognised that Vietnam’s regulations are in line with the international practice”
Time for exporters to gain some extra REACH

Time for exporters to gain some extra REACH

Vietnamese exporters are urged to gain some extra REACH - a new European chemical substances regulation for products exported to the EU.

Exporters get hot under the collar

Local lawyers are saying a Bush administration deal with two US state Republicans to apply monitoring measures against Vietnam’s garment and textile exporters - part of the process of accelerating the granting of Permanent Normal Trade Relations - is contrary to equal treatment rules among WTO member countries.
Local clothing exporters hit by US fraud claim

Local clothing exporters hit by US fraud claim

This year’s $1.8 billion garment and textile quota for the US market has been cut by $80 million after US customs said several Vietnamese exporters had lied about where their products were made. Last week’s decision by the Bush administration was prompted by a report from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency which found several exporters had forged customs documents, particularly certificates of origin
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