Vietnam intensifies fight against tobacco smuggling
10:10 | 09/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Market Management Department recently asked market management sub-departments of 17 provinces and cities to stick posters warning of illegal trade and smuggling in tobacco.
VPA/FLEGT creates conditions for furniture exports
10:11 | 08/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) in the EU’s Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan is expected to be concluded by the end of this year, contributing to creating favorable conditions for Vietnam’s furniture exports.
Facilitating exports to RoK
08:08 | 07/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - A ten-day exhibition and communications program titled “Outstanding Vietnamese products: New opportunities for Vietnam-Republic of Korea trade” took place at three Lotte Mart shopping centers in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7, Binh Duong and Dong Nai from July 25 to August 3. The program was organized by the Industry and Trade Review in association with the Lotte Vietnam Shopping Company Limited, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Support Center 2 (SMEDEC 2) and the Glory International Company Limited.
Improving Vietnam’s export capability
09:21 | 06/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade recently announced an export potential assessment report which indicated the potential, advantages and disadvantages of Vietnamese export products. Based on these assessments, new measures have been proposed to develop products of great export potential.
Positive signal for handicraft exports
08:06 | 06/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - According to Vietcraft General Secretary Le Ba Ngoc, orders from China and Japan had strongly shifted to Vietnam, offering good opportunity for the handicraft sector to achieve its export turnover target of US$1.6 billion in 2014.
Promoting exports to Northeast Asia
10:25 | 05/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Thanks to favorable legal framework from free trade agreements (FTAs) with Japan and the Republic of Korea, Vietnamese businesses have taken advantage of opportunities to promote exports to the Northeast Asia region and increased their market share.
EVFTA offers opportunities for garment, textile exports
08:53 | 04/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is going to final negotiation rounds and to be signed by the end of this year. EVFTA is expected to offer big opportunities for Vietnamese goods, especially garments and textiles.
Vietnamese goods swamp Hanoi market
14:05 | 01/08/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign has been implemented in Hanoi for five years since 2009, resulting in the overwhelming presence of Vietnamese products in most the capital’s distribution channels and growing consumer trust in made-in-Vietnam products. Vietnam Economic News’ Lan Phuong talked with Hanoi Industry and Trade Department Deputy Director Tran Thi Phuong Lan about the campaign’s effects.