Phuong Nguyen

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices flat as depleted stocks hit sales

Jun 24 2021

HANOI, June 24 Vietnam's local coffee prices were unchanged from last week on Thursday in low trade, as farmers had sold out most of their stocks while inventory is piling up in Indonesia in the middle of the harvest.

Vietnam introduces nationwide code of conduct for social media

Jun 18 2021

HANOI Vietnam introduced national guidelines on social media behaviour on Friday which encourage people to post positive content about the Southeast Asian country and require state employees to report "conflicting information" to their superiors.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam trade tepid on tight supply, weak demand

Jun 17 2021

HANOI, June 17 Tightening supply and weak demand limited coffee sales in Vietnam, while trade was bustling in Indonesia amid the harvest season, traders said on Thursday.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam market quiet as beans scarce, Indonesia supply rises

Jun 10 2021

HANOI, June 10 Trade in Vietnam's coffee market ground to a virtual halt on a lack of beans, while domestic prices in Indonesia remained stable this week although supplies continued to rise, traders said on Thursday.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam export prices dip to discounts, Indonesia falls on rising supplies

Jun 03 2021

HANOI, June 3 Vietnam coffee export prices slid to discounts against the international benchmark, as robusta prices in London rose last week on supply worries, while Indonesia's Sumatran robusta premiums tumbled on rising supplies, traders said.

Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City to enact social distancing

May 31 2021

HANOI (Reuters) -Vietnam's business hub Ho Chi Minh City will begin social distancing measures for 15 days starting from May 31 in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, the government said on Sunday. | Video

Vietnam detects hybrid of Indian and UK COVID-19 variants

May 29 2021

HANOI (Reuters) -Authorities in Vietnam have detected a new coronavirus variant that is a combination of the Indian and UK COVID-19 variants and spreads quickly by air, the health minister said on Saturday. | Video

Vietnam coronavirus outbreak threatens to disrupt tech supply chain

May 28 2021

HANOI A rapidly spreading COVID-19 outbreak has left factories operating below capacity in Vietnam's industrial northern provinces, where suppliers for Apple, Samsung and other global tech firms are located, industry sources said.

VinFast adds banks to advise on U.S. listing, but plan faces delay -sources

May 26 2021

HONG KONG Automaker VinFast has added JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank to a team advising it on a planned U.S. listing, a group executive said, but sources said Vietnam's likely first U.S. listing faces a delay due to uncertainty over regulations.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam premium tightens amid slow trade, Indonesian supply rises

May 20 2021

HANOI, May 20 Vietnam coffee export premiums tightened amid subdued trading activities, while supply has built up in Indonesia with new beans rolling in, traders said on Thursday.

World News

EU leaders lambast Poland over its challenge to union

BRUSSELS (Reuters) -European leaders lined up to chastise Warsaw on Thursday for challenging the EU's legal foundations, but Poland's premier said he would not bow to "blackmail" as he joined a summit of the bloc's 27 nations.