1/7 day, Vietnam Cashew
Association (Vinacas) held the Congress tenure IX (2016-2020) with the
participation of about 200 representatives of member companies Vinacas ...
In addition, the meeting also
attended by leaders of ministries, departments and central agencies and local,
and foreign organizations, institutions, media ...
The Congress is an important event of the industry in Vietnam to review the program of activities tenure VIII (2013 - 2015) and proposed directions IX term goal, the Executive Committee of the Association elected a new term with multiple internal other important issues.
Landmarks "son" cashew
According Vinacas, in the period
2013 - 2015, the context of the economy still faces many difficulties, buying
on world markets fell, in Vietnam many agricultural commodities faced when
exporting, but due demand of the international grain stability along with
efforts, efforts of the whole industry, with drastic direction of all levels,
from central to local, Vietnam cashew production has increased export volume
and turnover, rise year over year.
Especially in 2015, according to
statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, of the
agricultural products of Vietnam's main export is cashew nuts are one of the
only two commodities have continued to increase export turnover in 12 months .
Number of individual export
330,000 tonnes in 2015 with a turnover of $ 2.5 billion, including $ 2.3
billion that's remaining is cashew nut shell oil and conditioning products deep
processing (up 10% on volume and 15% in value compared to 2014). The average
export price of cashew nuts in 2015 about $ 7,300 / ton, up 12% compared to the
same period in 2014. The price of cashew WW320 about $ 7,800 / ton, up 15%
compared to 2014.
About the market, in 2015,
Vietnam exported more than 80 individual countries and territories around the
world, including the US, Europe and China continue to maintain that the main
market with a share of Vietnam respectively 30%, 25% and 15%.
With this result, individual accounts for about 9% of the total export turnover of Vietnam's agriculture sector in 2015 (30 billion dollars). Branch of Vietnam continues to maintain the position that the leading export the 10th consecutive year and now accounts for over 50% of total global trade individual ($ 5 billion).
Focus 4 key programs
Before the advantages and
difficulties in the coming period, especially when Vietnam deeper participation
in the free trade agreement next generation, in the term 2016 - 2020, Vinacas
will continue to focus more 4 more on key programs that last term has
1. The program "Accompanying
farmers", extension, intensive rehabilitation orchard; linking production
and consumption of cashews.
2. Program "Cleaner Production",
industry promotion, improve product quality and safety of food products for
3. Program "Vietnam Value
thing", diversification of products, information to consumers about the
nutritional value of the individual, stimulate domestic consumption.
4. The "Export
Development", organized trade promotion activities, external relations,
development of export markets.
Going into specific measures in
the new period, Vinacas proposed state support for interested participants in
the commodities value chain, including 2 subjects especially farmers and
processing enterprises XK variable thing.
In particular, for the support
farmers credit, licensing and transfer of land use right certificates ... For
enterprises that export processing, is the most important mechanisms and
policies to support the credit use, taxation, industrial extension, improve the
processing equipment that ...
Vinacas proposed establishing
Sustainable Development Fund which aims to help stabilize things SX, promoted
linking production and sales of businesses - cashew farmers based guidelines
and policies of the Government on the development of or partnership SX
associated with consumption of agricultural products, building big field. The
revenues of the Fund consists of four sources: Support of the State, on the
first section tonnes export revenues of all businesses that export processing
(from 1.0 to 2.0 USD / ton of exports), funding and resources others.
assignments: 50-70% funds of funds used to support the proposal for intensive
rehabilitation programs and research orchard seed, cashew farmers support;
30-50% is spent on research to improve the process technology, manufacturing
equipment and processing conditions, improving quality and food safety in products
processing, trade promotion and market development in the country . Fund
Executive Board will have separate management and regulation prescribed by law.