At most orchards in the Mekong Delta, traders have been buying all types of fruits for Tet holidays, including pomelo, sweet mandarin orange, mango, and dragon fruit at prices VND5,000-VND7,000 per kilogram higher than those in last year. For instance, green-peel pomelos are sold at VND30,000-VND32,000 per kilogram; sweet mandarin oranges are priced from VND35,000 to VND40,000 per kilogram. Meanwhile, the price of dragon fruits has risen to VND15,000 per kilogram, doubling that in two months ago. The price of red-flesh dragon fruits is expected to continue to climb higher and might reach VND30,000-VND35,000 per kilogram when the demand surges. After dropping sharply, the price of jackfruits at many places in the Mekong Delta has recovered by VND15,000-VND16,000 per kilogram, compared to that in a month earlier. According to the MARD, export turnover of fruits and vegetables was estimated to reach US$3.74 billion last year, a decrease of 1.9 percent compared to the previous year. China … [Read more...] about Fruit market vibrant prior to lunar New Year
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A high number of large corporations is expected to list shares or undergo the state’s divestment in 2020, including VEA, PLX, Agribank, HVN, Vinacomin, MobiFone, VNPT and Vietnam Cement Corporation. The valuable shares would help lure more money from foreign investors. A high number of large corporations is expected to list shares or undergo the state’s divestment in 2020, including VEA, PLX, Agribank, HVN, Vinacomin, MobiFone, VNPT and Vietnam Cement Corporation. The valuable shares would help lure more money from foreign investors. … [Read more...] about Which factors will drive the stock market in 2020?
“The competition was strongest in the grade C serviced apartments. The serviced apartments face strong competition from apartments for sale. The individual investors had bought those Grade A and Grade B apartments for sale and then leased them. Those apartments have enough essential amenities,” Hang said. … [Read more...] about Serviced apartments face fierce competition in Ha Noi market
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam aims to welcome 2 million Japanese visitors in 2020, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). Japan will to be among the most important tourism markets for Vietnam this year. Over the years, VNAT and the Japan National Tourism Organisation have carried out promotions for various Vietnamese destinations. The countries’ localities have also strengthened tourism cooperation, particularly between Hanoi and Tokyo. In the past 10 years, the number of Japanese arrivals to Vietnam have recorded average growth of 8-10 percent. In 2019 alone, nearly 500,000 Vietnamese travelled to Japan, a year-on-year increase of 27.3 percent. Meanwhile, Vietnam received close to 1 million Japanese holidaymakers, up 15.2 percent against the previous year./. … [Read more...] about Vietnam targets to serve 2 million Japanese tourists in 2020
"I’m leasing it at VND200 million ($8,600) for Tet (Lunar New Year festival). Many customers have showed interest but do not accept the price. But I cannot reduce it. I’ve already spent up to VND40 million ($1,724) taking care of it during the past year, not to mention other work, and accepting the bargain could mean no profit or very little profit for me," he says. … [Read more...] about Bonsai creations fetch handsome sums as Tet symbols