Vietnam gears up to curb trade deficit with ASEAN
15:23 | 05/05/2018 Trade
(VEN) - The ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) took effect on January 1, 2018, reducing taxes on automobile imports between member countries to zero percent. Vietnam is concerned this could result in a higher deficit in its trade with the nine other ASEAN member economies and is gearing up to confront this challenge.
CPTPP provides opportunities for timber sector
08:58 | 03/05/2018 Trade
(VEN) - The recently signed trade agreement among Pacific Rim nations known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide added opportunities for the Vietnamese timber sector. Nguyen Ton Quyen, deputy chairman of the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association, spoke about the opportunities and challenges for the Vietnamese timber sector in an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ Hanh Nguyen.
Vietnam’s trade surplus reaches US$3.39 billion in four months
09:59 | 02/05/2018 Trade
Vietnam posted a trade surplus of approximately US$700 million for April this year, raising the total trade surplus over the first four months of the year to US$3.39 billion, according to the latest statistics released by the General Department of Customs.
Q1 foreign trade soars
09:02 | 30/04/2018 Trade
(VEN) - Total value of foreign trade reached an estimated US$107.32 billion in the first quarter of this year, a rise of 17.7 percent compared with the same period in 2017.
Hai Duong’s first lychees of season to enter market
12:28 | 28/04/2018 Trade
Approximately 15,000-18,000 tonnes of this season’s first crop of lychees will be picked in the northern province of Hai Duong in early May this year to supply the market, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD).
Trade promotion programs improved to boost exports
08:44 | 27/04/2018 Trade
The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) will enhance its supervision over the implementation of trade promotion programmes to improve their efficiency and provide training to associations and local agencies in organising trade promotion activities.