Cracking the paradox of the cashew sector
10:14 | 20/03/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Due to insufficient domestic resources, the more products they export, the more raw materials domestic cashew companies need to import. This paradox has plagued the Vietnamese cashew sector for many years.
Tra fish exports target US$2.3 billion
08:33 | 18/03/2019 Trade
(VEN) - In 2018, tra fish exports reached a record high US$2.26 billion, up 26.4 percent compared with 2017. In 2019, the sector will intensify processing to increase product value and maintain export growth.
Orders for wood product exports soar
13:26 | 16/03/2019 Trade
Huynh Van Hanh, permanent Vice Chairman of the Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (HAWA), said international buyers have shifted their orders with exporters from other countries, especially China, to orders with Vietnamese firms since when Vietnam signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Foreign trade off to a good start
09:05 | 15/03/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) data show the total value of Vietnam’s foreign trade in January 2019 reached US$40.8 billion, a rise of 1.8 percent compared with December 2018 and up 0.89 percent compared with January 2018.
Rice farmers face stagnant sales, lower prices
09:42 | 13/03/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Rice prices have dropped recently after a long period of price hikes, presenting rice farmers with a challenge. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh spoke with Le Van Banh, former director of the Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute.