Posted on 16th Feb 2011 @ 12:41 PM
2010 - 25 years anniversary of establishment of the tobacco corporations Vietnam, the first time in the history of the tobacco industry and the development corporation, the output of cigarette exports crossed the milestone of 1 billion bags. This is an outstanding achievement by the Corporation during the journey 25 years of establishment and development.
Looking back at history for tobacco exports, export cigarettes beginning in the years 1986-1990 under the Protocol between Vietnam and the former Soviet Union and other socialist countries of Eastern Europe. At this stage, every year, the Vietnam Tobacco Union about 300-400 million bags exported to Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union. When the former Soviet Union and East European socialist bloc disintegrated, the export of tobacco into the market difficult. Since then, the search market and foreign partners to export tobacco is one of the important objectives in developing the market strategy of the Corporation.
Since 2001, cigarette exports to world markets began to recover with the number of 2.4 million bags. In 2009 this figure is 928 million bags. And in 2010, production of cigarette production reached 1.013 billion including exports, compared with 105.53% 108.31% CKNT and by comparison with the plan registered ministry. Production of tobacco exported by the Corporation accounted for almost absolute in the sector, accounting for 35% of total cigarette consumption by the Corporation and approximately 21% of the total consumption of all tobacco industry Vietnamese South.
Along with maintaining and expanding export markets for traditional cigarettes is the Middle East, Africa, ASEAN (Singapore, Malaysia), North Korea, Czech Republic, the Corporation also opens a potential new markets in South America such as Peru, Panama ... Besides, every year, the Corporation is also increasing exports through processing contracts for export cigarettes Tobacco corporations are collaborating production in Vietnam. Until now almost all the cigarette factories of the corporation are involved in the export of cigarettes.
Success factors for the export of cigarettes is due to the prestige of Tobacco Corporation Vietnam attracted foreign importers looking to trade cooperation. Level and small scale and medium, the ability to meet export orders small, diversified in line with the capacity of the units of the Corporation is also an attractive factor for importers seek foreign orders.
On the other hand, success in the export of cigarettes is the result of close cooperation between the positive and combined units in the development and export orientation flexibility and rationality in the operating mechanism of import of the Corporation. Import and Export Co. Tobacco - the company's dependence Corporation is the focal-prestigious activity in the field of import and export of raw materials, machinery and equipment specialized tobacco, cigarettes and export of the complex . The company has extensive experience and long-term relationships with suppliers and importers of foreign countries, can better exploit the supply as well as foreign export market for goods specialized drug leaves.
Scale export cigarettes big as today, especially in post-crisis world economy, maintaining the export market during this period was a great effort of the Corporation and the unit members. In the following years, the development of export oriented cigarettes will not increase much in number and focus on developing the depth and value-added exports.