Vietnam’s TPP alternatives
09:09 | 14/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is aiming for a higher annual export growth than the 6-7 percent target set by the National Assembly. In the ministry’s view, the series of free trade agreements (FTAs) into which Vietnam has entered are the key to achieving this target.
Vietnam suspends US poultry import to contain bird flu
08:50 | 13/03/2017 Trade
Vietnam has suspended the imports of poultry and poultry products from the US states of Wisconsin and Tennessee which have been affected by a strain of low pathogenic H5N2 and the high-pathogenic H7 avian influenza virus.
Mexico's rice import plan may open door for Vietnamese grain
14:42 | 12/03/2017 Trade
The Mexican government has given the green light for 150,000 tons of rice to be imported at a zero percent tariff to meet domestic demand and diversify its supply sources, a move that would cut the market share currently held by the U.S. and open the door to Vietnamese rice, the Mexican government and traders said.
APEC targets trade in services, support industries
13:28 | 11/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - Developing trade in services and support industries were the two main issues on the agenda of the first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM-1) held on February 23 in the coastal city of Nha Trang.
Update news trends in online business to SMBs
11:27 | 10/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - March 7, in Bien Hoa city, Dong Nai province, in an effort to support small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to enhance their knowledge of the value of e-commerce, the Vietnam E-Commerce Association (VECOM) in collaboration with the Industry and Trade Department of Dong Nai province organized a training seminar named “New trends in online business”.
Vietnamese fish sauce sales in Europe doing swimmingly
10:14 | 08/03/2017 Trade
(VEN) - Phu Quoc fish sauce is the first made-in-Vietnam and ASEAN product to win EU recognition and protection of geographical indication. Four years since being licensed, the volume of Phu Quoc fish sauce exports to Europe has grown 10-12 percent.
Coffee exports soar in first two months
14:21 | 06/03/2017 Trade
It is estimated that Vietnam shipped 273,000 tonnes of coffee abroad for US$616 million in the first two months of 2017, down 7.3% in quantity but up 22.3% in value compared to the same period last year.