Vietnam’s shrimp exports to Japan in the first quarter of this year increased by 29.6% year-on-year to reach US$135.4 million, making Japan the country’s largest shrimp importer.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked Hai Phong to revise fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at ports in the city.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will help Vietnam become the regional hub for many foreign manufacturing companies, promoting the development of industrial parks (IPs) in the country, said Gellert Horvath, vice chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce (Eurocham).
Vietnam exported US$16.7 billion worth of goods in April, raising the total export turnover in four months to US$61.3 billion, a year-on-year increase of 15.4 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.
The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cancelled the import licences of 679 Vietnamese food and beverage manufactureres that did not re-register with the agency as required, or did so without following current procedures.
Total export turnover of the northern province of Quang Ninh hit US$461.3 million in the first four months of 2017, making up 28% of the yearly plan and up 5.3% from a year ago, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam earned an estimated US$604 million from the export of aquatic products in April, bringing the total figure of the year’s first four months to about US$2.1 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 8.2%.
The installation of automated processing lines in a major rice mill is set to boost hi-tech marking in Can Tho city, officials said.
Exports will be one of the key factors to help Vietnam achieve an economic growth rate of 6.7 percent in 2017, but the sector still faces many challenges, according to the Market Intello research company.
The 2017 Vietnam Export Promotion Forum took place in Hanoi on April 20 to discuss ways to develop and add value to products for export.
More than 92 percent of Vietnam’s rice exports in the first three months of the year was under trade deals of businesses, according to the latest report of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
The Ministry of Industry and Trade continues implementing a master plan to develop the Vietnam – Laos border market network by 2020, while developing a master plan for border trade between the two countries to 2025.
The various components of the woodworking industry’s supply chain need to establish close links to ensure the industry’s sustainable development, an expert has said.
Saudi Arabia’s temporary ban on the imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from Vietnam over concerns about avian flu has no effect on the nation as it has not exported live poultry to any country yet, an official said on April 17.
VOV.VN - The US was the largest export market of Vietnam in the in the January-March period, accounting for nearly 20% of the country’s total export revenue.
VOV.VN - Since taking office in 2016, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has helped drive an industry-wide discussion and led the effort to improve the quality of rice grown in Vietnam.
The rice price in the Mekong Delta has increased in the last couple of weeks, which has resulted in higher export prices.
VOV.VN - 15 years ago, Ho Chi Minh City was the first locality in Vietnam to implement a market stabilization program, enabling city dwellers to buy high-quality essential goods at affordable prices.
The international border gate of the northern province of Lao Cai reported that cross-border trade through the gate exceeded US$254 million in the first three months of 2017, reaching 28% of its yearly plan.
Vietnam earned US$537 million from the export of aquatic products in March, bringing the total figure of the year’s first three months to US$1.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 3.6 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).