Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 attracts 430 firms from 30 countries
09:22 | 10/05/2018 Trade
The 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018) officially opened in Hanoi on May 9, featuring 535 pavilions representing 430 firms from 30 countries and territories from around the world.
Rosy export picture for Vietnamese rice
16:28 | 09/05/2018 Trade
(VEN) - Rice exports have been flourishing with a surge in turnover. The recently signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) among 11 Asia-Pacific nations will provide added opportunities for these exports.
Vietnamese goods flood markets in Dien Bien Province
08:59 | 08/05/2018 Trade
(VEN) - The province of Dien Bien plans to open eight new points of sale in eight districts and towns this year to make sure that every locality in the province has a Vietnamese Goods Sales Point. Preferential funds will be provided for those points in remote areas and those with sales potential.
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.