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07-10/12/2021

Market Insights

Elderly population is increasing but its purchasing power is set to grow the fastest of all demographics, a study has found. They will be spending more on food and beverages, housing and education, and prioritize experience over...
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U.S. agriculture firm Corteva Agriscience has expressed interest in expanding in Vietnam with new farming methods that could increase farmers’...
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Vietnam needs to make basic changes in agricultural production and may have to start over from scratch, according to Tran Ba Duong, chair of Truong Hai Automobile...
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Vietnam said it will impose higher penalties on Chinese goods transferred to the country and illegally relabelled as made-in-Vietnam for export to the US to dodge tariff hikes. The customs department has detected dozens of fraudulent certificates of product...
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Việt Nam is expected to import more pork in the coming months to make up for domestic shortages as African swine fever continues to spread, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade...
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Across beverage alcohol, norms and traditions are shifting. Can packaging used to be primarily associated with beer, but now consumers are looking to the convenience of wine and spirits in cans. The idea that packaging was tied to certain types of drinks and...
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In recent years, many foreign fruit exporters have entered Vietnam to take advantage of local people’s rising popularity of imported fruit in the...
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Tata Coffee’s $50-million freeze-dried coffee plant, which was inaugurated in Vietnam last month, is expected to produce at its full capacity within the first couple of years, mainly to tap opportunities from higher demand in Eastern Europe, East Asia (Japan...
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Japanese companies are stepping up their business in Southeast Asia to cash in on the region's growth. This time they are pouring investment into food and beverage containers. Showa Denko will invest 7 billion yen ($63.9 million) to boost its aluminum can...
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During three previous rounds of tariff increases, tea was excluded from the U.S. Trade Representative’s list of Chinese goods that are subject to import taxes of up to 25%. That ended May 10 with a request by the Trump administration to prepare to levy import...
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