Vietnam rises to challenge of US trade policies
09:12 | 11/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - The year 2018 saw unpredictable changes in US international trade policy and a fierce trade conflict with China. While this unprecedented trade war has shown no sign of ending, the US view of the multilateral trade system represented by the World Trade Organization (WTO) is becoming more critical.
Vietnamese rice finally makes a name for itself
09:43 | 10/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam recently unveiled the logo of its national rice brand, the country’s first attempt to brand this product since entering the global rice trade 30 years ago. Authorities hope the logo will signal a turning point for rice exports as farmers and producers struggle to overcome challenges posed by climate change, trade tensions and fierce competition.
Vietnam struggles to overcome trade barriers to farm exports
10:18 | 08/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - While tariff barriers have been gradually abolished under various free trade agreements of which Vietnam is a signatory, many countries have put up technical barriers to control farm produce imports, including Vietnamese agricultural products.
Vietnamese exports to Australia surge
09:25 | 04/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - With 24 million consumers and an annual foreign trade value of more than US$600 billion, Australia offers an array of opportunities for Vietnamese goods.
Vietnam logs record year of timber and wood exports
13:20 | 02/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam’s exports of wood and timber products reached a record high of about US$8.85 billion in 2018, with the United States its biggest market, emboldening the forestry sector to target exports of US$10.5 billion in 2019.
EC delays Vietnam’s illegal fishing yellow-card review
09:28 | 01/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - European Commission inspectors will visit Vietnam in April rather than in January, as planned, to conduct a final check before the bloc decides whether to lift the yellow card with which it issued Vietnam for illegal fishing.
2018 rice exports: Successful innovation
09:38 | 28/01/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Rice has dropped from first to second place in the government’s priority farm produce exports due to the crop rotation policy. However, despite initial difficulties, rice exports have achieved breakthroughs in terms of structure and price and they are still a key, sustainable export.