Sugar industry may face difficulty

(Mard - 23/05/2016) The nation’s sugar industry might be harmed by increased imports of sugar if the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s proposal to import an additional 200,000 tonnes is approved.

Sugar inventories surge as industry confronts difficulties

(MARD - 11/04/2014) Sugar inventories in the first quarter of this year rose 50 per cent over last year to 600,000 tonnes, while prices at processing plants fell to the lowest level in five years.

Sugar industry has huge stockpile

(MARD - 18/02/2014) The domestic sugar industry has an inventory of 400,000 tonnes, which is likely to increase as farmers are in the midst of harvesting sugarcane, according to the Viet Nam Sugarcane Association.

400,000 tonnes of sugar recommended to be shipped

(Mard - 08/03/2013) - In the opinion of Mr. Nguyen Thanh Long, chairman of the Vietnam Sugarcane Association, the current inventory of sugar industry is 360,000 tons, the highest level since ever before.

Sugar import tax to rise 40 percent

(Mard - 07/12/2012) - The Ministry of Finance has decided to sharply increase import tax on sugar from January next year as local supplies are forecast to exceed demand.

Price of sugar cane rises $5 per tonne

(Mard - 30/11/2012) - The price of sugar cane had a month-on-month increase of VND100,000 (US$4.7) per tonne to VND900,000-1 million ($42-43) in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region due to an increase in the average recovery of commercial cane sugar (ccs), a measure of recoverable sugar in the cane

Surplus stocks further sweeten sugar prices

(Mard - 14/11/2012) - Sugar prices in the domestic market will continue to decrease thanks to abundant supply, according to the Ministry of Finance's Price Control Department.

The 2012-2013 sugarcane crop: supply and demand to be balanced

(Mard-10/8/2012) - At the meeting on the 2011-2012 sugarcane production on 10thAugust, Mr. Diep Kinh Tan - Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said the 2011-2012 sugarcane crop is first to balance national sugar supply and demand.

Propose to tighten sugar exports

(Mard - 26/06/2012) - Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed Ministry of Industry and Trade to tighten sugar exports shipped unofficially to China due to danger of sugar shortage in some next months.

Vietnam not to import sugar next year

(MARD - 23/12/2011) Vietnam will not need to import sugar next year as the country has achieved some 1.4 million tones of sugar in the 2011-2012 sugar cane crop, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).