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  • In 2017, strive to export 360,000 tons of cashew kernel

    Jun 17th, 2017

    It is a target in the plan that the Vietnamese cashew industry is aiming for and continues to hold its 12th position as the world's No. 1 exporter.In Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Duc Thanh - Chairman of Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) and Mr. Dang Hoang Giang - Vice President and General Secretary of VINACAS had a meeting with Mr. Michael Waring - First Vice Chairman of the International Dry Coal Conference (INC) and Standing Committee of the Global Executive Council (GCC), Member of the Australian Rules Association (ACA), Nuts for Life (Australia) ), President of MWT Foods (Australia).

    In Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Duc Thanh - Chairman of Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) and Mr. Dang Hoang Giang - Vice President and General Secretary of VINACAS had a meeting with Mr. Michael Waring - First Vice Chairman of the International Dry Coal Conference (INC) and Standing Committee of the Global Executive Council (GCC), Member of the Australian Rules Association (ACA), Nuts for Life (Australia) ), President of MWT Foods (Australia).

    At the meeting, on behalf of the INC and GCC Presidents, Michael Waring announced some results of INC International Dry Food Congress in May 2017 in Chennai - India and some information. About GCC's activities over time. On VINACAS side, Nguyen Duc Thanh informs INC - GCC about the production and business of Vietnam in 2016, 6 months of 2017 and the direction of activities in the last 6 months of 2017, as well as the plan for 2018. At the same time, information to INC some results of the conference of international customers Binh Phuoc May 5, 1974 in Binh Phuoc and the plan to hold the Vietnam International Conference 2017 from 13-15 / 11 in Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam.

    As reported by VINACAS, in 2016 despite the socio-economic situation is still difficult, cashew processing enterprises in Vietnam processed 350,000 tons of cashew nuts of all kinds, with export turnover of over 3 billion USD, including about $ 2.85 billion in cashew nut exports, the remainder being byproducts of cashew nut. This is the 11th consecutive year that Vietnam's cashew nut industry has maintained its leading position in cashew nut exports, continuing to maintain a market share of over 50% .

    In the spirit of cooperation, market, for the development of the cashew industry in particular and dried fruit in the world in general, VINACAS and INC - GCC exchanged and agreed on some important contents.Firstly, with the role, position and importance of VINACAS in the cashew sector of Vietnam, INC - GCC is committed to accompanying and sponsoring VINACAS in the promotion and promotion of nutritious value of cashews. And abroad; The annual international convention in Vietnam; Trade promotion activities, expansion of export and import market; Support to improve competitiveness and domestic consumption of cashew products of Vietnam; Cleaner production programs and sustainable development, ...

    At the National Trade Promotion Program, Vietnam International Cashew Conference in Phu Quoc, November 2017, INC - GCC will participate as a sponsor of the event.Second, to determine the importance of the INC - GCC to the world industry, VINACAS will be an active founding member of the GCC in its key activities. VINACAS suggests that the GCC consolidate its organization and operation according to the GCC's mission statement, goals and operational programs, which provide the basis for engaging organizations worldwide. VINACAS will call on its members to contribute funds for meaningful activities of the world's cashew industry and suggests that INC - GCC will select Vietnam as the next destination for INC Annual Dry Fruits Congress - GCC. By now, Vietnam is not only the largest cashew processing center in the world, but also a potential market for other nuts and dried fruits such as peanuts, dried lotus seeds, chestnuts, Pine nuts, jackfruit, raisins, dried plums, ...

    According to the export plan, in the context of many difficulties, in 2017 the whole Vietnam's cashew industry will strive to achieve the export target: Export volume of 360,000 tons of cashew kernel, up 2.8% over the same. Export turnover of cashew nut products reached $ 3.3 billion, of which cashew nut $ 3.0 billion, up 5.0% over the same period in 2016. If the results are as expected, the year This will be the 12th consecutive year of Vietnam's cashew industry to be the number one exporter of cashew nuts in the world.

    The Vietnam Cashew Association was established in 1990 under Decision No. 346 NN-TCCB / QD dated 29/11/1990 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry (now MARD). VINACAS is a socio-professional organization of organizations of all economic sectors and individuals who are in charge of planting, processing, consuming and trading in cashew nuts and related products and services. kite; Voluntary establishment of the Association aims to gather, unite and support each other in production and business activities and services, protect legitimate legitimate interests of members, help each other develop together, recommendations Members strictly follow the guidelines and policies of the State and international commitments to improve product quality, protect brand reputation of the industry, so that the industry develops sustainably. Worthy position at home and abroad to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country.


    Source: Urban Economy