Vietnam cracks down on certificates of origin fraud
09:37 | 05/12/2019 Trade
(VEN) - In addition to simplifying certificate of origin (C/O) issuance procedures, the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade is promoting cooperation with relevant agencies to strengthen management of C/O issuance in order to curb fraud.
Changes needed for new retail playground
08:46 | 03/12/2019 Trade
(VEN) - The Industrial Revolution 4.0 (Industry 4.0) has a strong impact on every socioeconomic area, including the retail market, which needs to adapt itself to a new playground.
Vietnam Value program elevates brands but requires upgrade
10:00 | 01/12/2019 Trade
(VEN) - The Vietnam Value program was launched in 2003, with the Ministry of Industry and Trade assigned to cooperate with relevant ministries and agencies to implement it in order to build Vietnam’s image as a source of a wide variety of high-quality goods and services, and improve the competitiveness of Vietnamese brands in the domestic and international markets.
Vietnam fishing for FTA opportunities, gearing up for challenges
09:01 | 28/11/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnam’s agricultural sector is gearing up to prepare for the major changes expected with the entry into force of two unique, new-generation trade agreements - the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Vietnam says no to IUU fishing to lift EU sanction
08:55 | 26/11/2019 Trade
(VEN) - After receiving an EU yellow card against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, Vietnam’s seafood exports to that market dropped sharply. Nguyen Thi Thu Sac, chairwoman of the VASEP Marine Product Committee (VMPC), talked about the issue in an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ Mai Ca and Hau Ty.
Annual furniture fair targets domestic market
08:50 | 24/11/2019 Trade
The 2019 Vietnam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair (VIFA Home 2019) will be held in HCM City from November 28 to December 1 to promote locally made wooden furniture, home decor and handicrafts.
New market opportunities open up for Vietnam’s rice exports
08:45 | 21/11/2019 Trade
(VEN) - Since the beginning of the year, Vietnam’s rice exports have experienced great challenges as Chinese importers have cut back purchases from Vietnam. The trend is expected to continue for the rest of the year, but opportunities for Vietnam’s rice exports are opening up in new markets.
Trade treaty with EU to benefit Vietnam’s agriculture
09:00 | 19/11/2019 Trade
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), signed this past June and due to take effect in 2020, is expected to boost Vietnam’s exports to the EU market. This agreement is considered a great opportunity for Vietnam to promote its agricultural products in discerning markets. European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) Vice Chairman Ywert Visser discussed the issue in an interview with Nguyen Huong of Vietnam Economic News.
Vietnam-China international trade fair opens in Lao Cai
09:17 | 16/11/2019 Trade
The 2019 Vietnam-China International Trade Fair officially opened at the Kim Thanh Exhibition Center in Lao Cai City, in the northern province of Lao Cai, on November 12, with the participation of more than 300 businesses.
Vietnam boosts exports via e-commerce channel
09:00 | 14/11/2019 Trade
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) and Amazon Global Selling announced a cooperation plan, which aims to assist Vietnamese businesses in enhancing exports and developing brand names through e-commerce. Vietrade Director Vu Ba Phu talked about the issue with the press.