PM urges sustaining trade surplus despite export, import declines
06:00 | 23/07/2020 Trade
(VEN) - At a July 2 online conference between the Vietnamese government and localities, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked sectors and localities to sustain the import-export goal and aim at a trade surplus this year. The country’s trade surplus reached a four-year record of US$9.9 billion in 2019.
Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half
09:00 | 21/07/2020 Trade
Vietnam exported over 166,800 tonnes of peppercorn worth 356 million USD in the first half of 2020, down 5.7 percent in volume and 21.1 percent in value compared to the same period last year, according to the General Department of Customs.