2014 Bright future for textile, garment sector
11:05 | 13/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Based on optimistic forecasts about the situation of the global economy, especially the thriving of large markets such as the US, the EU and Japan, Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) Vice President Le Tien Truong predicted that the Vietnamese textile and garment sector would have a bright future in 2014.
China: A top priority in trade promotion
10:10 | 12/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Chinese-Vietnamese trade and investment cooperation has rapidly developed in recent years. China remained one of Vietnam’s major markets in terms of exports and was Vietnam’s biggest overall commercial partner in 2013.
Position of localities in integration process
16:09 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - In the framework of the post-WTO accession Technical Assistance Program, the Office of National Committee for International Economic Cooperation launched a program on building economic integration indexes at provincial and city levels under the Improving management and coordination capabilities for international economic integration project to evaluate the developments and international integration capabilities of localities across the country.
Agricultural export surplus maintained
15:34 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The global economy’s long recession in recent years has seen consumer demand decline, leading to decreases in agricultural product prices, while trade protection trends have continued to grow and climate change continues to complicate cultivation - all these factors have had a direct impact on Vietnam’s agriculture. Despite these factors, the total export value of Vietnamese agricultural, forest and aquatic products in 2013 reached an estimated US$27.5 billion, a rise of 0.7 percent compared with 2012, with a trade surplus exceeding US$8.5 billion.
Annual export surplus reaches US$863 million
15:29 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - With an export surplus of US$100 million in December, Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of US$863 million in 2013 accounting for 0.65 percent of all export revenues, making 2013 the second year Vietnam exported more than it imported.
Realizing opportunities from Asia-Pacific market
15:01 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Asia-Pacific region has maintained its number-one place among Vietnam’s export markets, contributing more than 50 percent of all export revenues. It is expected to bring about high profits in 2014 when the economy recovers.
Vietnam-EU trade exceeds US$30 billion
11:01 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - In 2013, although the EU economy was yet to recover, trade between Vietnam and the EU reached over US$30 billion. There are big opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to increase exports because the EU economy is regaining its growth after recession. Vietnam Economic News’ Lan Phuong spoke with Vu Ba Phu, Vietnamese Minister Counselor to Belgium and the EU, about the issue.
Catching opportunities from Japan
09:52 | 09/01/2014 Trade
Taking advantage of the tight and deep relationship it has with Japan, Vietnam has proposed measures to promote trade. Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan spoke with Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung on the matter.
Deep integration, big opportunities
16:59 | 31/12/2013 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam is quickly and deeply integrating into the regional and global economy providing many opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to boost exports.