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Vinamilk opens VND2.4-tril. milk plant

Vietnam Dairy Products Company, or Vinamilk, inaugurated a milk plant with a total cost of VND2.4 trillion in My Phuoc 2 Industrial Park in Binh Duong Province on Tuesday. The first phase of the plant will help Vinamilk increase its liquid milk production capacity by 400 million liters a year, …

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Giant Vinamilk powdered milk factory enters operation

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the launching of the Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) giant powdered milk factory in the southern province of Binh Duong on April 22. He praised the company’s rapid 23 percent growth in turnover, which hit VND27.3 trillion and contributed VND3 trillion to the …

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“Billionaires’ islets” get desolate because of debts

There were the “billionaires’ islets” in Mekong Delta, where farmers got rich with their catfish farming. However, the populous and rich land area has become desolate because their billionaires have become moneyless. Billionaires burdened with multi-billion debts Local farmers have been crippled with debts because of the heavy losses, while …

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VFA opposes US anti-subsidy investigation

The Vietnam Fisheries Association (VFA) has protested against the US Department of Commerce (DOC)’s launch of investigation under an anti-subsidy lawsuit against frozen warm-water shrimp imported from seven countries, including Vietnam. The anti-subsidy investigation was made after the Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries (COGSI) lodged the petition on January 18. …

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DOC investigates Vietnamese shrimp

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) on January 18 received an anti-subsidy petition against frozen warm-water shrimp imported from Vietnam and six other countries. Representatives from the seven exporters said that there is insufficient evidence to prove their shrimp industries receive Government subsidies. According to representatives from Vietnam, China, India, …

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Southern agricultural producers get new VietGap certificate

Fourteen agricultural producers in the south have been granted the Vietnam Agriculture Practice (VietGAP) green label certificate, which is one level higher than the conventional VietGAP recognition. The certificates were presented at a conference jointly held by the National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) and the Canadian International Development Agency …

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