08:35 | 28/03/2017 Trade
Shrimp exports are expected to reach between US$4.5-5 billion by 2020, with an annual increase of between 9.5-12%.
10:46 | 27/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam’s fisheries sector is chafing under new government rates charged for inspection and certification of product safety for exports. The firms claim that the new regulations, that took effect on January 1, are cutting into their profits and reducing their ability to compete.
Export markets nuts about Vietnam’s cashews
16:15 | 25/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam exported 26,000 tonnes of cashew nuts worth US$232 million in the first two months of 2017, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas). Despite a decrease of 26.2 percent in volume and 12 percent in value compared with the same period last year, exports to some markets grew strongly, inspiring the sector’s further efforts to boost sales to foreign markets.
Vietnam suspends meat imports from Brazil
12:04 | 25/03/2017 Trade
Vietnam has suspended the imports of meat, livestock and poultry products from 21 factories of Brazil which have been under suspicion of using unhygienic substance.
Two-month exports soar
14:16 | 24/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - According to the General Statistics Office, Vietnam exported an estimated US$27.3 billion worth of goods in the first two months of this year, a rise of 15.4 percent compared with the same period in 2016. Duong Phuong Thao, Deputy Head of the Agency of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, attributed the growth to price increases.
Opening the gates to cross-border trade
08:38 | 21/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a master plan on developing warehouses on its borders with Cambodia and Laos until 2025, with a vision to 2035, in order to promote cross-border trade.
Fruit, veggie exports overtaking rice
14:21 | 18/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - According to the General Statistics Office, export turnover of fruit and vegetables reached US$434 million in the first two months of the year, an increase of 31.1 percent compared to a year ago. It recorded the highest growth in the group of agricultural, forestry and fishery products. Thanks to strong growth, the US$3 billion annual target could be attainable.