Swine fever sending pork prices higher

In a cruel irony in the Chinese Year of the Pig, outbreaks of African Swine Fever are forcing huge culls that could send pork prices to levels never seen before.

China cancels US pork import order as US-China trade war drags on

The same week U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping increases on tariffs against Chinese goods, Chinese buyers dropped orders for 3,247 metric tons of U.S. pork.

Vietnam eyes US avocado market after Trump spat with Mexico

Vietnam is seeking to export avocados to the United States, the Southeast Asian country said on Thursday.
May 17, 2019 | 08:24 am GMT+7

Birdies on a plane: Vietnam's Bamboo Airways banks on golf resorts for success

As Vietnam’s aviation sector booms, local upstart Bamboo Airways is embracing what it hopes will be a novel way of standing out in a crowded market: Golf.
May 16, 2019 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of Chinese goods takes effect

President Trump’s tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, ratcheting up tensions between the U.S. and China.
May 10, 2019 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Asia Coffee: Vietnam domestic prices hit six-year low

Vietnam’s domestic coffee prices fell to the lowest level in six years on Thursday following a decline on the ICE.
May 10, 2019 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam may be added to expanded US list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg

The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month.
May 10, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks

Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday by saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.
May 06, 2019 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices edge lower, Indonesian premiums widen

Domestic prices in Vietnam edged down slightly this week, prompting farmers to halt sales, while Indonesian premiums to July contract widened to compensate for a drop in global prices.
May 03, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Asia Rice: Vietnam rates gain on fears Mekong water woes may hurt crops

Rice export prices in Vietnam rose for the first time in six weeks as domestic buying picked up and fears of water scarcity in the country’s rice bowl grew.
April 26, 2019 | 08:58 am GMT+7

China's top feed producer New Hope builds three pig farms in Vietnam

China’s top feed producer New Hope Group is building three pig farms in neighboring Vietnam despite the spreading of an incurable pig disease. 
April 25, 2019 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Asian shares near 9-month highs, helped by US optimism on China trade talks

Asian shares neared nine-month highs on Monday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he hoped U.S.-China trade talks were approaching a final lap.
April 15, 2019 | 10:52 am GMT+7

China-backed trade pact to be finalized this year, Southeast Asian official says

Southeast Asian countries engaged in talks on a major China-backed trade pact expect to finalize it this year.
April 06, 2019 | 12:25 pm GMT+7

Trade war, Brexit could slow developing Asia's 2019, 2020 growth: ADB

Growth in developing Asia could slow for a second straight year in 2019 and lose further momentum in 2020, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday.
April 03, 2019 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Vietnam's Q1 coffee exports down 15.3 percent on-year

Vietnam’s coffee exports in Q1 are expected to fall 15.3 percent from a year earlier to 477,000 tonnes, government data showed Friday. 
March 29, 2019 | 02:41 pm GMT+7
 
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