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Q: Searching artivles on the coffee sector in Vietnam ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Searching artivles on the coffee sector in Vietnam
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: alsinger-ga
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Posted: 20 Jan 2006 02:10 PST
Expires: 19 Feb 2006 02:10 PST
Question ID: 435727
Vietnam supplied around 1% of the coffee in the world around 1990 and
today produces around 12-14%.  Almost all of it is the cheaper robusta
type, which is easier to grow than the (also more expensive) arabica
Could you trace a couple of good articles or pieces of research on the
causes of this massive increase in productivity ?
Subject: Re: Searching artivles on the coffee sector in Vietnam
Answered By: techtor-ga on 22 Jan 2006 07:44 PST
The articles I were able to find are these. I hope I gave you the more
useful and pertinent articles and online sources for your needs.

Vietnam: Silent Global Coffee Power (

Orientations of Vietnam Coffee Industry
Speech by Mr. Doan Trieu Nhan
at International Coffee Conference
May 17-19, 2001 in London, UK 

Tea & Coffee 06/03 - Vietnamese Coffee and the Plight of the Montagnards

Dream of Vietnam's coffee king

Vietnam coffee industry - learning from the past!

Tea & Coffee Asia--- Coffee in Laos
--> Not about Vietnam, but may be related and helpful as Laos is in
the same general area.

Book suggestion: - Coffee: A Dark History: Books: Antony Wild

Link to paid market research:
RTD Coffee in Vietnam - Research and Markets - Market Research Reports
--> This is something you have to purchase to gain the information
from, but it may contain some essential history.

Hot Drinks in the Vietnam : Market Research Report

Vietnam Investment Review - Coffee exports: brewing up success

Google Search terms used:
coffee market vietnam
coffee history vietnam
coffee research vietnam
coffee success vietnam

I hope this has been a helpful answer. If you need something
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for Clarification before rating and I'll come back to you as soon as I
can. Thank you.
Subject: Re: Searching artivles on the coffee sector in Vietnam
From: deepseep-ga on 21 Jan 2006 22:25 PST
I'd like to look into this for you (...after I go brew myself a nice
big pot of [potentially Vietnamese robusta-ish] joe.  Ah!  I think
I've just found export increase Cause No. 1:  Coffee craving is
similar to the pass-a-yawn-along phenomenon!  You mention it, I gotta
have it!  Alright, I'll stop cracking my C+ grade witticisms and get
to work....

One question first - were you hoping for articles within publications
of particular interest or familiarity to you?

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