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  • Export kernel: When the partner is also the opponent

    Mar 20th, 2017

    By the end of February, businesses (DN) exported nearly 31,500 tons of cashew nut, turnover of more than 286 million. Despite declining 9.9 per cent in output, the Vinacas added 8.7 per cent in value over the same period in 2016, when the average export price was up to $ 9.5 per ounce. / Kg, with the Chinese market of $ 11 / kg W320.

    Competition by technology

    In addition to the traditional and important markets of China, in 2016, the United States becomes the largest market for cashew nuts in Vietnam, with $ 1 billion out of $ 3.2 billion in cashew nut exports. Vietnam. Explaining this, Nguyen Duc Thanh, chairman of Vinacas, said that after the factory inspections, US importers found that Vietnam is the supplier of kernel food safety compared with Other countries such as India, Brazil (also manual labor in many stages, like Vietnam before). Of the total world raw cashewnut output of about 7 million tonnes, Vietnam produces 1.5 million tonnes (2016), accounting for about 50% of its output and for 12 years it is the world's top cashew exporter after overcoming Via India. Therefore, countries with the demand for cashew imports are thinking of Vietnam.

    The Vietnam cashew industry is competitive in the world market because the enterprises own processing technology. This is probably the only sector that Vietnam can export equipment and technology. This is the result of the link between processing enterprises with mechanical enterprises over the past 20 years, gradually creating "brand" of cashew processing technology. Although Vietnam is not the world's first processing country like Brazil or the first in Asia like India, Vietnamese companies have rapidly adopted and improved to improve and step by step perfect the technology. Many of the equipment manufactured by Vietnamese mechanical enterprises in most processing stages (sorting, steamed, split, peeled, etc.) are considered equal or preferable to imported equipment; Especially the shredding of raw shells, the equipment has been imported by importers instead of buying from the world famous processors such as Oltremare of Italy.

    By the end of February, businesses (DN) exported nearly 31,500 tons of cashew nut, turnover of more than 286 million. Despite declining 9.9 per cent in output, the Vinacas added 8.7 per cent in value over the same period in 2016, when the average export price was up to $ 9.5 per ounce. / Kg, with the Chinese market of $ 11 / kg W320.By the end of February, businesses (DN) exported nearly 31,500 tons of cashew nut, turnover of more than 286 million. Despite declining 9.9 per cent in output, the Vinacas added 8.7 per cent in value over the same period in 2016, when the average export price was up to $ 9.5 per ounce. / Kg, with the Chinese market of $ 11 / kg W320.

    Competition by technology

    By the end of February, businesses (DN) exported nearly 31,500 tons of cashew nut, turnover of more than 286 million. Despite declining 9.9 per cent in output, the Vinacas added 8.7 per cent in value over the same period in 2016, when the average export price was up to $ 9.5 per ounce. / Kg, with the Chinese market of $ 11 / kg W320.

    Competition by technology

    In addition to the traditional and important markets of China, in 2016, the United States becomes the largest market for cashew nuts in Vietnam, with $ 1 billion out of $ 3.2 billion in cashew nut exports. Vietnam. Explaining this, Nguyen Duc Thanh, chairman of Vinacas, said that after the factory inspections, US importers found that Vietnam is the supplier of kernel food safety compared with Other countries such as India, Brazil (also manual labor in many stages, like Vietnam before). Of the total world raw cashewnut output of about 7 million tonnes, Vietnam produces 1.5 million tonnes (2016), accounting for about 50% of its output and for 12 years it is the world's top cashew exporter after overcoming Via India. Therefore, countries with the demand for cashew imports are thinking of Vietnam.

    The Vietnam cashew industry is competitive in the world market because the enterprises own processing technology. This is probably the only sector that Vietnam can export equipment and technology. This is the result of the link between processing enterprises with mechanical enterprises over the past 20 years, gradually creating "brand" of cashew processing technology. Although Vietnam is not the world's first processing country like Brazil or the first in Asia like India, Vietnamese companies have rapidly adopted and improved to improve and step by step perfect the technology. Many of the equipment manufactured by Vietnamese mechanical enterprises in most processing stages (sorting, steamed, split, peeled, etc.) are considered equal or preferable to imported equipment; Especially the shredding of raw shells, the equipment has been imported by importers instead of buying from the world famous processors such as Oltremare of Italy.

    Thanks to automation in most parts, labor costs in the industry decreased and productivity increased. According to Vinacas, to process 30,000 to 40,000 tons of raw cashew, only 200-300 workers instead of 3,000-4,000 workers as before. The productivity of processing cashew industry through Vietnam's heavyweight rivals is India or Brazil. Creating large domestic value added, mastering technology and high competitiveness, the industry is the exception of Vietnam's agro-industry, which is known for its rough exports and low competitiveness.

    There is still potential danger

    According to Vinacas, more and more domestic and foreign companies are joining in, investing cashew processing establishments in Vietnam in both the South and the North, especially some of them have grown up along the bordered areas. With China. The trend of M & A is getting stronger and stronger. According to Nguyen Duc Thanh, the fact that some large processing enterprises are interested in investing more in the field of cashew nut and cashew nut trade, instead of focusing on deep processing, will have the potential to disturb the market. The impact on the cashew sector has been significant. That is the risk inside.

    But the industry has potential risks from the outside. It is too much reliance on imported raw materials. In 2016, out of roughly 1.5 million tons of processed cashew, 1.06 million tons were imported. The largest importers are West Africa and especially Ivory Coast, while these countries have a policy of building a local cashew processing plant, including involving experts from Vietnam. Like buying equipment and technology from Vietnam. The tendency of these countries to restrict the export of raw cashew nuts is through the imposition of a 10% tariff, and then proceeds to ban the export of raw materials, as Vietnam has done over 20 years ago. Therefore, the domestic material initiative is the policy pursued by the State to replace the set of varieties to improve yield, yield and cashew growers. However, Vinacas said that besides being a big partner, China is also the biggest potential rival of Vietnam's cashew industry in the coming time.

    China is a traditional market and as important as the US market, as it is close to the border, so that trade is far more favorable (India or African countries, including Brazil, can not compete). For long, the Chinese know the true quality of the Vietnamese cashew, especially in Binh Phuoc. Chinese entrepreneurs are taking steps, such as building two processing plants in Ivory Coast, the world's largest crude raw material producer in Africa, and recently building three homes. Large capacity processing machines in three provinces bordering China in Lao Cai, Cao Bang and Lang Son. Although the owner is named Vietnamese, but everyone understands who is behind. Therefore, the cashew industry, especially the enterprises themselves as well as the association, can not be subjective with the dominant advantages of the Vietnamese cashew industry, when the strength of Chinese businessmen are commercial skills and experience Than Vietnamese businessman.

    By mastering most of the technology and equipment produced locally, the remaining issues are better interconnections, which help to increase not only the processing capacity, but also the quality of the guarantee. There is no cross-contamination in terms of food safety, thanks to overcoming the gaps between incomplete phases.The Vietnam cashew industry is competitive in the world market because the enterprises own processing technology. This is probably the only sector that Vietnam can export equipment and technology. This is the result of the link between processing enterprises with mechanical enterprises over the past 20 years, gradually creating "brand" of cashew processing technology. Although Vietnam is not the world's first processing country like Brazil or the first in Asia like India, Vietnamese companies have rapidly adopted and improved to improve and step by step perfect the technology. Many of the equipment manufactured by Vietnamese mechanical enterprises in most processing stages (sorting, steamed, split, peeled, etc.) are considered equal or preferable to imported equipment; Especially the shredding of raw shells, the equipment has been imported by importers instead of buying from the world famous processors such as Oltremare of Italy.

    Thanks to automation in most parts, labor costs in the industry decreased and productivity increased. According to Vinacas, to process 30,000 to 40,000 tons of raw cashew, only 200-300 workers instead of 3,000-4,000 workers as before. The productivity of processing cashew industry through Vietnam's heavyweight rivals is India or Brazil. Creating large domestic value added, mastering technology and high competitiveness, the industry is the exception of Vietnam's agro-industry, which is known for its rough exports and low competitiveness.

    There is still potential danger

    According to Vinacas, more and more domestic and foreign companies are joining in, investing cashew processing establishments in Vietnam in both the South and the North, especially some of them have grown up along the bordered areas. With China. The trend of M & A is getting stronger and stronger. According to Nguyen Duc Thanh, the fact that some large processing enterprises are interested in investing more in the field of cashew nut and cashew nut trade, instead of focusing on deep processing, will have the potential to disturb the market. The impact on the cashew sector has been significant. That is the risk inside.

    But the industry has potential risks from the outside. It is too much reliance on imported raw materials. In 2016, out of roughly 1.5 million tons of processed cashew, 1.06 million tons were imported. The largest importers are West Africa and especially Ivory Coast, while these countries have a policy of building a local cashew processing plant, including involving experts from Vietnam. Like buying equipment and technology from Vietnam. The tendency of these countries to restrict the export of raw cashew nuts is through the imposition of a 10% tariff, and then proceeds to ban the export of raw materials, as Vietnam has done over 20 years ago. Therefore, the domestic material initiative is the policy pursued by the State to replace the set of varieties to improve yield, yield and cashew growers. However, Vinacas said that besides being a big partner, China is also the biggest potential rival of Vietnam's cashew industry in the coming time.

    China is a traditional market and as important as the US market, as it is close to the border, so that trade is far more favorable (India or African countries, including Brazil, can not compete). For long, the Chinese know the true quality of the Vietnamese cashew, especially in Binh Phuoc. Chinese entrepreneurs are taking steps, such as building two processing plants in Ivory Coast, the world's largest crude raw material producer in Africa, and recently building three homes. Large capacity processing machines in three provinces bordering China in Lao Cai, Cao Bang and Lang Son. Although the owner is named Vietnamese, but everyone understands who is behind. Therefore, the cashew industry, especially the enterprises themselves as well as the association, can not be subjective with the dominant advantages of the Vietnamese cashew industry, when the strength of Chinese businessmen are commercial skills and experience Than Vietnamese businessman.

    By mastering most of the technology and equipment produced locally, the remaining issues are better interconnections, which help to increase not only the processing capacity, but also the quality of the guarantee. There is no cross-contamination in terms of food safety, thanks to overcoming the gaps between incomplete phases.n addition to the traditional and important markets of China, in 2016, the United States becomes the largest market for cashew nuts in Vietnam, with $ 1 billion out of $ 3.2 billion in cashew nut exports. Vietnam. Explaining this, Nguyen Duc Thanh, chairman of Vinacas, said that after the factory inspections, US importers found that Vietnam is the supplier of kernel food safety compared with Other countries such as India, Brazil (also manual labor in many stages, like Vietnam before). Of the total world raw cashewnut output of about 7 million tonnes, Vietnam produces 1.5 million tonnes (2016), accounting for about 50% of its output and for 12 years it is the world's top cashew exporter after overcoming Via India. Therefore, countries with the demand for cashew imports are thinking of Vietnam.

    The Vietnam cashew industry is competitive in the world market because the enterprises own processing technology. This is probably the only sector that Vietnam can export equipment and technology. This is the result of the link between processing enterprises with mechanical enterprises over the past 20 years, gradually creating "brand" of cashew processing technology. Although Vietnam is not the world's first processing country like Brazil or the first in Asia like India, Vietnamese companies have rapidly adopted and improved to improve and step by step perfect the technology. Many of the equipment manufactured by Vietnamese mechanical enterprises in most processing stages (sorting, steamed, split, peeled, etc.) are considered equal or preferable to imported equipment; Especially the shredding of raw shells, the equipment has been imported by importers instead of buying from the world famous processors such as Oltremare of Italy.

    Thanks to automation in most parts, labor costs in the industry decreased and productivity increased. According to Vinacas, to process 30,000 to 40,000 tons of raw cashew, only 200-300 workers instead of 3,000-4,000 workers as before. The productivity of processing cashew industry through Vietnam's heavyweight rivals is India or Brazil. Creating large domestic value added, mastering technology and high competitiveness, the industry is the exception of Vietnam's agro-industry, which is known for its rough exports and low competitiveness.

    There is still potential danger

    According to Vinacas, more and more domestic and foreign companies are joining in, investing cashew processing establishments in Vietnam in both the South and the North, especially some of them have grown up along the bordered areas. With China. The trend of M & A is getting stronger and stronger. According to Nguyen Duc Thanh, the fact that some large processing enterprises are interested in investing more in the field of cashew nut and cashew nut trade, instead of focusing on deep processing, will have the potential to disturb the market. The impact on the cashew sector has been significant. That is the risk inside.

    But the industry has potential risks from the outside. It is too much reliance on imported raw materials. In 2016, out of roughly 1.5 million tons of processed cashew, 1.06 million tons were imported. The largest importers are West Africa and especially Ivory Coast, while these countries have a policy of building a local cashew processing plant, including involving experts from Vietnam. Like buying equipment and technology from Vietnam. The tendency of these countries to restrict the export of raw cashew nuts is through the imposition of a 10% tariff, and then proceeds to ban the export of raw materials, as Vietnam has done over 20 years ago. Therefore, the domestic material initiative is the policy pursued by the State to replace the set of varieties to improve yield, yield and cashew growers. However, Vinacas said that besides being a big partner, China is also the biggest potential rival of Vietnam's cashew industry in the coming time.

    China is a traditional market and as important as the US market, as it is close to the border, so that trade is far more favorable (India or African countries, including Brazil, can not compete). For long, the Chinese know the true quality of the Vietnamese cashew, especially in Binh Phuoc. Chinese entrepreneurs are taking steps, such as building two processing plants in Ivory Coast, the world's largest crude raw material producer in Africa, and recently building three homes. Large capacity processing machines in three provinces bordering China in Lao Cai, Cao Bang and Lang Son. Although the owner is named Vietnamese, but everyone understands who is behind. Therefore, the cashew industry, especially the enterprises themselves as well as the association, can not be subjective with the dominant advantages of the Vietnamese cashew industry, when the strength of Chinese businessmen are commercial skills and experience Than Vietnamese businessman.

    By mastering most of the technology and equipment produced locally, the remaining issues are better interconnections, which help to increase not only the processing capacity, but also the quality of the guarantee. There is no cross-contamination in terms of food safety, thanks to overcoming the gaps between incomplete phases.

    There is still potential danger

    According to Vinacas, more and more domestic and foreign companies are joining in, investing cashew processing establishments in Vietnam in both the South and the North, especially some of them have grown up along the bordered areas. With China. The trend of M & A is getting stronger and stronger. According to Nguyen Duc Thanh, the fact that some large processing enterprises are interested in investing more in the field of cashew nut and cashew nut trade, instead of focusing on deep processing, will have the potential to disturb the market. The impact on the cashew sector has been significant. That is the risk inside.

    But the industry has potential risks from the outside. It is too much reliance on imported raw materials. In 2016, out of roughly 1.5 million tons of processed cashew, 1.06 million tons were imported. The largest importers are West Africa and especially Ivory Coast, while these countries have a policy of building a local cashew processing plant, including involving experts from Vietnam. Like buying equipment and technology from Vietnam. The tendency of these countries to restrict the export of raw cashew nuts is through the imposition of a 10% tariff, and then proceeds to ban the export of raw materials, as Vietnam has done over 20 years ago. Therefore, the domestic material initiative is the policy pursued by the State to replace the set of varieties to improve yield, yield and cashew growers. However, Vinacas said that besides being a big partner, China is also the biggest potential rival of Vietnam's cashew industry in the coming time.

    China is a traditional market and as important as the US market, as it is close to the border, so that trade is far more favorable (India or African countries, including Brazil, can not compete). For long, the Chinese know the true quality of the Vietnamese cashew, especially in Binh Phuoc. Chinese entrepreneurs are taking steps, such as building two processing plants in Ivory Coast, the world's largest crude raw material producer in Africa, and recently building three homes. Large capacity processing machines in three provinces bordering China in Lao Cai, Cao Bang and Lang Son. Although the owner is named Vietnamese, but everyone understands who is behind. Therefore, the cashew industry, especially the enterprises themselves as well as the association, can not be subjective with the dominant advantages of the Vietnamese cashew industry, when the strength of Chinese businessmen are commercial skills and experience Than Vietnamese businessman.

    By mastering most of the technology and equipment produced locally, the remaining issues are better interconnections, which help to increase not only the processing capacity, but also the quality of the guarantee. There is no cross-contamination in terms of food safety, thanks to overcoming the gaps between incomplete phases.


    Source: SGGP Newspaper