Slow-down in production in Vietnam
China is the main export destination for Vietnam. Enquiries normally peak in January. This year, however, local media report that many traders have cancelled their orders as shipments to China are basically not taking place. This has prompted larger facilities to slow down production and small businesses to close. The larger producing facilities, which can afford to do so, are still running to provide work for their employees and supplies for customers.
Since RCN are purchased daily during the harvest season businesses are