On 24/2, HCMC, Vietnam Cashew
Association (Vinacas) Cotton Council and the Ivory Coast (CCA) held a trade
conference to discuss how to cooperate develop.
View Conference Vietnam cashew
trade - Ivory Coast, morning 24/2
In particular, the Ivory Coast
forward to help improve productivity orchard and processing learning experience
that leading people of Vietnam ...
DN that Vietnam welcomed
Opening the conference, he
Malamine Sanogo, CEO CCA claim: "VN continually leads the world in exports
of cashew nuts, the annual processing capacity of up to 1.4 million tons (50%
of 2 , 9 million tons of crude processed globally).
VN orchard yield of 1.4 tons /
ha, while the Ivory Coast only 0.4 tons / ha. Therefore, we are here looking
forward to cooperate closely with you to learn renovated orchard and called DN
VN investment processing plant in Ivory Coast ".
Similarly, Mr. Karim Berthe, said
CCA Office, Ivory Coast is the largest producer of crude worldwide (about
725,000 tons in 2016), but the ability to process 45,000 tons only (6%), if the
case good cooperation with VN surely will bring major benefits for businesses
of the two sides.
He asserted himself Ivory Coast
president to direct policy priorities to enhance the production capacity,
processing what their country in the next 10 years. "And where we want to
cooperate, learn from Vietnam's, which has branches that grow with miraculous
speed, the world's most powerful."
Specifically, Ivory Coast has set
up a representative office of the CCA is located in Ho Chi Minh City
Polytechnic University. CCA also partners with universities of both countries
to transfer two technological advancements in technology and cashew processing
machinery, advanced training of qualified technical staff, processing workers.
At the same time, the Ivorian
government also accelerated the construction projects of cashew processing in
the north of the country. "We dedicate a special priority is welcome thing
VN enterprises to invest in building the processing plant here. Ivory Coast
Government has a policy of supporting investment in processing conditions,
especially tax incentives, which lasted from 7-15 years for you, "Berthe
Towards VN, Nguyen Duc Thanh,
chairman of Vinacas confirmed, VN ready to help Ivory Coast on techniques to
increase productivity from 0.4 tons to about 1 t / ha. In addition, the
processing enterprises which have investment initiatives VN construction of
mower shelling in Ivory Coast which then carry on deep processing VN.
Initially, the two countries should cooperate in this direction, ensuring
Improving the supply of crude Ivory Coast
Concerning raw cashew trade
between the two countries, said Dang Hoang Giang, Vice Chairman of Vinacas
information: Of the 867,000 tons of crude VN entered from 25 countries, Ivory
Coast alone accounted for 302,000 tons (36%) . However, there are many
uncertainties deals from Ivory Coast.
Specifically, each signed in 2015
although it was not until early April - the new 5/2015 on Vietnam, a month
later than the signing, in which a lot of missing shipment. Some sellers also
have made unreasonable demands, suggest buyers to support prices, causing major
damage to DN VN.
This results in recent times
resulting DN VN tend not to want to import directly from the Ivory Coast DN,
which enter through the broker to ensure safety, which pushed up the price of
crude higher (enter directly continued to fall around $ 50 / ton).
On the issue of quality,
according to Bach Nhut Khanh, Deputy CEO of Superintendence, in 2015 there are
a number of shipments imported from Ivory Coast moldy, germination result in
volumes large unusable , may have to spend the whole shipment, the proportion of
gold's much pigmentation, causing acidity, lack of natural odor. So, the next
will open offices Vinacontrol quality control of crude at the Ivory Coast to
support the final resolution of the situation.
Vinacas also representing
information, output of VN recent policy is increasing due to improvement of
orchard Vinacas MARD and implemented, so that future imports will decrease. In
addition, Circular 12 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
requires all shipments of vegetable origin imported into VN must have
certificates of food hygiene and safety inspection. At the same time, Ivory
Coast is not on the "list of countries applying export food of plant
origin in Vietnam", so to quickly handle this problem.
Answering these questions, he
Malamine Sanogo, CEO CCA claim: "Any public enterprises Ivorian serious
breach of contract, we would suggest a permanent license revocation."
He also information, their water
is only permitted to export things DN 105, DN VN does not recommend the
transaction beyond this list.
"We are committed to
continue to improve the quality of raw cashew exports to VN. We should have the
confidence to cooperate with each other, gradually resolve the problems related
to quality, commercial transactions, ensuring two sides win. "
Ivory Coast side will also
directly inform the President of their right to direct registration of the name
in the "List of countries applying export food of plant origin in