Vietnam nears implementation of historic trade pact with EU
13:00 | 27/06/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - Vietnam’s National Assembly ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on June 8, opening the way for implementation of the historic deal this summer. Vietnam hopes the ambitious plan, which eliminates almost 99 percent of customs duties between Vietnam and the EU, will help the country overcome its Covid-19 induced export slump.
Vietnam’s farm produce exports adapt to new market situation
06:00 | 15/06/2020 Trade
(VEN)- Effective solutions devised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade have helped stabilize export turnover of agricultural products amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Tran Quoc Toan, deputy director of the Agency of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, talked about agricultural exports in an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh.
Vietnam overcomes Covid-19 barriers to ensure lychee exports
13:00 | 10/06/2020 Trade
(VEN) - Japanese experts were set to arrive in Vietnam on June 3 for an unusual visit to examine and supervise phytosanitary measures for lychees in order to allow the first shipment ever of the fruit to the northeastern Asian market following five years of negotiations, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam’s shrimp exporters mull future prospects
06:00 | 05/06/2020 Trade
(VEN)- The Covid-19 pandemic has affected many sectors including Vietnam's shrimp industry, and despite some positive indicators, the prospects of this major Vietnamese export are unclear yet.
Vietnam faces quality, safety requirements for exported masks
06:00 | 04/06/2020 Trade
(VEN) - Facial mask production and exports have provided a lifeline to Vietnam’s garment and textile sector amid the Covid-19 pandemic. However, businesses need to fully meet the requirements of the import markets and obtain certificates if they are to expand export volumes.