The 36th International Pepper Conference & VNPS EXPO 2008 in Hochiminh City

May 29, 2008, 13:01
Vietnam will host the 36th International Pepper Conference and The Vietnam International Pepper and Spices Exhibition- VNPS EXPO 2008 from Nov.25-28, 2008 in Hochiminh City, an ideal meeting place for all suppliers, exporters and importers from all over the world.

Organized in Ho Chi Minh City, the most dynamic economic center and a propitious international trading hub of Vietnam, the events shall be the place for all pepper manufacturing countries in the world to display, introduce and exchange products, to seek opportunities for co-operation, and to attract special attention of importers, domestic and overseas manufacturing and processing firms. This should make a great opportunity for pepper and spice manufacturers and suppliers to approach their most potential customers.
The presence of world’s major media organizations in VNPS Expo 2008 shall create an effective information channel directly linked to the global market to internationally promote and introduce the potential and development of Vietnam’s pepper and spices.

VNPS EXPO 2008 –
Opportunities for company

VNPS Expo 2008 provides opportunities for domestic manufacturers to direclty trade with importers, find partners, set up stable relationships and strategies. It shall also introduce the potential and development of the Pepper and Spices industry in Vietnam to international partners. Major benefits should include opportunities for selecting partners, cooperating in science, increasing product quality, expanding markets, attracting investment, and business cooperation in order to impulse stable production, enhance export and improve the competitiveness of Vietnam’s Pepper and Spices in the global market.

Potential of Vietnam’s Pepper

Vietnam currently has a half of the global pepper market-share, and is the largest pepper exporting country in the world. Vietnam’s Pepper has spread across 73 countries, primarily in the USA, EU nations and the Middle East. Pepper covers an area of approximately 50,000 hectare in 28 provinces all over the country. The main areas of pepper cultivation include Binh Phuoc, Dac Lak, Dac Nong, Ba Ria Vung Tau, Dong Nai, Gia Lai, Quang Tri, Binh Thuan with productivity of more than 2.3 ton per hectare. This should be the strengths of manufacturing and exporting of Vietnamese pepper.
In 2006, the pepper industry made record with an exporting amount of 120,000 tons (190 million USD) in comparison to 102,000 tons (120 million USD) in 2005. In 2007, Vietnam exported 92,000 tons with the turnover reaching 300 million USD. This reward of the pepper industry after Vietnam’s accession into the WTO has indicated the favourable position and strengths of this special product in the market.

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