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Making Vietnam a Leading Centre of Wood Production and Export

"In the next 10 years, wood processing and export must become a key industry in Vietnam's production and export, and Vietnam will become a prestigious leading centre for woodwork production and export of the world," said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the conference “Orientations and solutions for fast and sustainable development of wood processing and export". This is the first National Conference on ...

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Concerns about Imports Cloaked “Made in Vietnam” to Evade Tax

Many experts have raised concern that Chinese goods may be labelled Vietnamese to get preferential tariffs under some FTAs to which Vietnam is signatory. This apprehension is growing as the United States restricts goods from China. A representative from Thep Viet Steel Company forecast that if finding it hard to export products to the US and the European Union, China will boost its exports ...

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Agricultural Exports to Japan and EU: High Volume, Low Value

As a major producer and exporter of tropical agricultural products, Vietnam is, however, facing challenges and barriers shipping its products to Europe and Japan as well.   Export profits shared out According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, by the end of the second quarter of 2018, more than 10 key agricultural products of Vietnam are exported to over 160 countries and territories ...

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Hai Phong embraces Vietnamese goods

Businesses in the northern city of Hai Phong have been efficiently participating in the Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign since its inception nine years ago, creating quality products and increasing the presence of Vietnamese goods in different distribution channels. A Vinmart supermarket in the city of Hai Phong Enhancing Vietnamese goods production According to the campaign steering committee in Vietnam’s third largest city, having acknowledged ...

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Rice exports increase in value, volume

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, rice exports in the first five months of 2018 increased significantly. High prices Rice exports reached 452,000 tonnes for a value of US$347 million in May, bringing total volume and value in the first five months of the year to 2.66 million tonnes and US$1.45 billion, an increase of 13.9 percent in volume and 40 percent ...

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Vietnam-Laos trade fair opens in Vientiane

More than 140 businesses are taking part in the Vietnam-Laos trade fair in Vientiane from June 28 to July 2 to promote the bilateral friendship, cooperation and development.                                                   Visitors at a Vietnamese booth at the event - Photo: VOV ...

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Vietnam attends largest food, beverage fair in North America

Vietnamese food and beverages are attracting huge attention from visitors to the largest specialty food industry event in North America held in New York from June 30 to July 2. Foreign partners visit Vietnam's booth - Source: VNA Nine prestigious exporters bring to the Summer Fancy Food Show their outstanding products such as frozen and canned fruits and vegetables, coconut and coconut products, processed ...

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Italian wood, furniture businesses eye Vietnamese market 09:02 | 30/06/2018 TRADE

Italian Trade Commission (ITA/ICE), Trade Promotion Section of the Italian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, and Federlegno Arredo Eventi, the Italian Federation of wood, furniture and furnishing manufacturers, jointly organized the first trade mission to Vietnam to explore the potential market for furniture and interior design “made in Italy”. The event took place in Ho Chi Minh City from June 26-28. At ...

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Five-month trade surplus surges

With a trade surplus of US$3.39 billion, exports continued to make up a bright point in the economic picture of the first five months of 2018, rising at a faster rate than imports. Export growth According to the Domestic Market Management Team, the export value reached an estimated US$19.2 billion in May 2018, a rise of 4.5 percent compared with April. In the first ...

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Vietnam enjoys trade surplus worth US$3.39 billion during Jan-May

Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus worth US$3.39 billion in the first 5 months of the year, with the domestic economic sector seeing a trade deficit of US$10.39 billion, while the foreign sector saw a surplus of US$13.78 billion (including crude oil).                                               ...

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