Domestic sugar on the line

Domestic sugar on the line

Weak demand for domestic sugar and the penetration of smuggled sugar have been dragging down sugar prices in Vietnam, driving many producers into unprofitability.
The sugar industry needs restructuring. (Photo: SGGP)

Sadness of sugarcanes

In provinces in the Mekong Delta, several sugar refineries are on the edge of bankruptcy while others laid off lots of workers. The sugar industry has never faced such risks and difficulties.
An Giang police smash smuggling ring

An Giang police smash smuggling ring

Police forces in the Mekong delta province of An Giang have smashed a smuggling ring to confiscate 70 tons of sugar and 20 tons of second-hand clothes without receipt.

Sugarcane (Source: VNA)

Vietnam ships sugar to 28 markets

Vietnam exported 43,000 tonnes of sugar to 28 markets, earning 20.6 million USD, in the first nine months of this year.