Vietnamese goods expected to dominate distribution channels
08:09 | 15/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The prime minister recently issued Decision 634/QD-TTg on approving the project on spurring the domestic market in association with the Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign in the 2014-2020 period. One of the main targets of the project is the share of Vietnamese goods in distribution channels will increase to more than 80 percent by 2020.
Industrial production shows good signals
10:05 | 14/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - In the first four months of 2014, the index of industrial production (IIP) grew at a higher rate compared with the same period last year. Clearly, industrial production difficulties have decreased.
Leather and footwear exports soar in four months
08:04 | 13/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Statistics from the Ministry of Industry and Trade showed that footwear exports reached US$730 million this April and US$2.85 billion in the first four months of this year, a 21.9 percent increase from a year ago. The sector also turned over US$821 million worth of bag, briefcase, umbrella and hat exports during this time, a 48.1 percent increase.
Extracting 5.68 million tonnes of crude oil in four months
14:08 | 12/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Major oil and gas products increased in the first four months of this year. Specifically, crude oil extraction amounted to 1.42 million tonnes this April, a 3.2 percent increase from a year ago, and 5.68 million tonnes in the first four months of this year, a 2.12 percent increase; natural fuel gas 0.9 billion cu.m in April, a 0.1 percent increase, 3.56 billion cu.m in four months, a 1.5 percent increase; liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) 62,800 tonnes in April, a 16.4 percent increase, and 251,300 tonnes in four months, a 9.4 percent increase.
US$683-million trade surplus in four months
10:30 | 12/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam exported US$683 million more than it imported in the first four months of 2014, accounting for 1.5 percent of the country’s export revenue in the same period.
Fertilizer price remains to be stable in May
15:11 | 11/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that domestic fertilizer production was still stable in the first four months of this year. This included 739,000 tonnes of urea fertilizer, an 8.9 percent increase from a year ago, 724,200 tonnes of NPK fertilizer, a 2.8 percent decline, and 544,900 tonnes of phosphate fertilizer, a 6.7 percent increase.
Ca Mau records export surplus of US$343.99 million
14:52 | 11/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Ca Mau Province Department of Industry and Trade said that Ca Mau exported US$393.7 million and imported US$49.71 million worth of goods in the first four months of this year, recording an export surplus of US$343.99 million.
Raising competitiveness for footwear products
09:14 | 07/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - To support enterprises in raising the value of products and competitiveness, Hanoi’s Department of Industry and Trade organized a training course to improve design capability and building up pattern collections for exported footwear products. This was also one of the first activities of a chain of trade promotion events to support enterprises of the city’s Department of Industry and Trade in the coming time.
Vietnam-Brazil trade to hit US$3 billion in 2014
09:24 | 06/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The General Department of Vietnam Customs’ statistics showed that Vietnam-Brazil trade came to US$749.2 million in the first quarter of 2014, up 77.7 percent from 2013. Of this, Vietnam exported goods worth US$328.5 million, up 58.6 percent, and imported goods worth US$420.5 million, up 96.2 percent.
Hapro inaugurates Vietcashew company
15:41 | 05/05/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The Hanoi Trading Corporation (Hapro) recently inaugurated its new subsidiary - the Viet Ha Cashew Export Import Joint Stock Company (Vietcashew) which produces, processes, exports and imports cashew kernels and materials.