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Export turnover sharply decreased
10:15 | 09/10/2013 Print   E-mail    

"Difficulties, challenges still lay siege to businesses" - that is the common perception of export businesses talking about the situation of business operation at the present time. Therefore, the market expansion is urgently required in order to solve difficulties in export activities in the future

Hard to fulfill targets

At the conference of export took place at the end of last August, Mr. Do Van Long, Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade said as a rule, in the last months of the year, export turnover was generally higher than the first months of the year. However, this year due to changeable weather, materials from fishing in the country was scarce, prices of imported raw materials highly went up..., some key exports that making up high proportion of structure of the province's exports such as seafood, and agricultural products ... were hard to achieve planned targets. By this time, it has almost 2/3 time of the year, but many businesses have only achieved a half of the year plan.

Mr. Nguyen Cong Huyen, Deputy Director of Baseafood said, "In 2013, Baseafood strived to achieve USD35 million of the export turnover. However, until the end of August, the company export turnover was only USD19 million, down more than 20% over the same period last year. The company had to adjust the 2013 plan down to USD30 million". For the cashew processing sector, the consumption is very high, pushing prices of products strongly raise; however, according to Ms. Tran Bich Phuong, Director of Thao Nguyen Co., Ltd., producers cannot take advantages to increase exports, increase turnover. It was because of the failure of crops, scarcity of raw materials ...