Textile, garment exports: Quality up, volumes down
09:10 | 21/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - To realize the goal of boosting exports with more depth, in 2014, the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) will focus on producing and exporting high quality textile and garment products and reduce the usage of imported materials.
Shrimp exports to reach US$3.5 billion in 2014
16:02 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Shrimp export turnover could reach US$3.5 billion in 2014. However, to achieve the target, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) assessed that the country needed to control the quality of shrimp and material areas.
Promoting price stabilization models
15:38 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, there have been more than 9,000 points of sales operating according to the price stabilization model with products such as rice, pork, chicken meat, duck meat, poultry eggs, seafood and vegetable oil, among others (90 percent of goods at these points of sale are Vietnamese goods).
Boosting high-quality rice exports to Africa
15:19 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Africa is considered as a promised land for Vietnamese rice. Increasing the export of high-quality rice to Africa will help Vietnam increase the value of rice exports to this market.
Better benefiting from trade agreements to foster exports
14:30 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Ministry of Industry and Trade will in the near future accelerate the pace of negotiations on trade agreements in order for importers and exporters to better benefit from them, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang said at a 2014 task implementation conference recently held in Hanoi.
HCMC supplements 285 Lunar New Year outlets
11:21 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Industry and Trade Deputy Director Le Van Khoa said that the city would increase its price-stabilizing outlets by 285 until the Lunar New Year holidays (Tet) including 4 supermarkets in Binh Chanh District and District 12, 33 shops and 26 Co.op stores.
Rubber product exports amount to US$61.6 million
11:17 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) said that Vinachem exported US$61.6 million worth of rubber products in 2013, increasing by16.2 percent on 2012 and accounting for 26 percent of the group’s total export revenues.
The industry and trade sector: Breakthroughs to be made in 2014
10:25 | 20/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - A Ministry of Industry and Trade report showed that the 2013 industrial production value is about 5.9 percent more than 2012’s (2012 industrial production value was 5.8 percent higher than 2011’s). Of this, manufacturing and processing industries, including textiles and garments and leather and footwear, among others, grew considerably, contributing greatly to the growth of the 2013 Index of Industrial Production (IIP).