The Mekong Delta: Exports face concerns
08:05 | 16/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Export turnover in the Mekong Delta recorded a good growth in 2013 thanks to rice, seafood and fruit exports. However, in 2014, exports may face challenges and difficulties.
Feasible industry and trade solutions in 2014
16:10 | 15/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Activities in the industry and trade sector in 2013 took effect, especially in supporting and overcoming difficulties for businesses and actively carrying out the Buy Vietnamese Goods campaign.
2014 a good year for exporters
10:46 | 14/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - New investment in production and improved European and American import demands for goods are expected to increase Vietnam’s exports in 2014. The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) stood at 51.8 in December 2013, the highest index since April 2011.
Vietnam prepares to open the logistics market
08:10 | 14/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - “Localities, sectors, businesses and the state’s preparations to open the domestic logistics market in 2014 remain desultory and spontaneous. The market is facing the risk of being dominated by foreign businesses,” Professor Dang Dinh Dao, Director of the Institute of Economic and Development Studies under the National Economics University, shared his opinion with Industry and Trade Review’s Anh Tuan.
2014 Bright future for textile, garment sector
11:05 | 13/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Based on optimistic forecasts about the situation of the global economy, especially the thriving of large markets such as the US, the EU and Japan, Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) Vice President Le Tien Truong predicted that the Vietnamese textile and garment sector would have a bright future in 2014.
China: A top priority in trade promotion
10:10 | 12/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - Chinese-Vietnamese trade and investment cooperation has rapidly developed in recent years. China remained one of Vietnam’s major markets in terms of exports and was Vietnam’s biggest overall commercial partner in 2013.
Position of localities in integration process
16:09 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - In the framework of the post-WTO accession Technical Assistance Program, the Office of National Committee for International Economic Cooperation launched a program on building economic integration indexes at provincial and city levels under the Improving management and coordination capabilities for international economic integration project to evaluate the developments and international integration capabilities of localities across the country.
Agricultural export surplus maintained
15:34 | 10/01/2014 Trade
(VEN) - The global economy’s long recession in recent years has seen consumer demand decline, leading to decreases in agricultural product prices, while trade protection trends have continued to grow and climate change continues to complicate cultivation - all these factors have had a direct impact on Vietnam’s agriculture. Despite these factors, the total export value of Vietnamese agricultural, forest and aquatic products in 2013 reached an estimated US$27.5 billion, a rise of 0.7 percent compared with 2012, with a trade surplus exceeding US$8.5 billion.