Trade surplus hits US$1.87 billion in 10 months
10:16 | 04/11/2014 Trade
(VEN) - According to the General Statistics Office, in the first 10 months of 2014, Vietnam exported an estimated US$123.1 billion worth of products, a rise of 13.4 percent compared with the same period last year; the import value of goods reached US$121.2 billion, up 11.2 percent. So, Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of US$1.87 billion in the first 10 months.
Agricultural exports grow
09:44 | 03/11/2014 Trade
(VEN) - In the first 10 months of 2014, the export value of agricultural, forest and seafood products reached US$25.39 billion, a rise of 11.2 percent compared with the same period last year. Specifically, the export value of major agricultural products reached an estimated US$12.25 billion, up 11.5 percent; seafood exports US$6.48 billion, up 19.9 percent.
Pride to buy Vietnamese goods
08:04 | 31/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - After five years of the implementation of the Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign, experts agreed that it’s necessary to make domestic consumers feel proud of buying and consuming domestically produced products.
Wood exports continue growing
08:03 | 30/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in the first nine months of this year, export turnover of wood and wood products reached US$4.44 billion, an increase of 14.4 percent compared to the same period last year. Thanks to cheap prices and good quality, Vietnam’s wood and wood products have affirmed the attractiveness in the global market.
Cement sector make a leap towards quality, quantity
17:03 | 29/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - In the overall construction material development plan for 2020 with vision until 2030, the Vietnam’s cement sector is targeting technologically-intensive investment and higher competitiveness. Vietnam Economic News’ Lan Anh interviewed Chairman of Vietnam Cement Association Nguyen Quang Cung about the issue.
Forum to address Vietnam-Slovakia business opportunities
11:32 | 28/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Embassy of Slovakia in Vietnam will launch a Vietnam-Slovakia Business Forum on November 4 during the visit to Vietnam by the Slovakian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister from November 4-6.
Vinacomin positively responds to the Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign
09:29 | 28/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Over the past five years of implementation of the Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign, the Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) has boosted production of competitive quality products along with enhanced use of domestic products comparable to imported alternatives in terms of quality and price.
Additional opportunity for seafood exports to Russia
10:37 | 27/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) said that the department reviewed and evaluated businesses in meeting necessary conditions to promote seafood exports to Russia. As a result, the country has 60 seafood businesses fully meeting all conditions.
Vietnam, Japan try to double trading revenue
14:08 | 24/10/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The recent visit to Japan by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has strongly fostered the Vietnam-Japan Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia as the two parties committed to prioritizing economic cooperation and encouraging businesses to increase their investment.