VOV.VN - Strong businesses and organizations such as Amcham, AEON and TopValu have registered to take part in the Vietnam Export Forum 2017, which will place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8th, according to the Investment & Trade Promotion Centre.
Vietnam exported nearly 2.66 million tonnes of rice in the first half this year with free-on-board value of US$1.65 billion, reported the Vietnam Food Association.
Vietnam has shipped footwear products to nearly 100 countries worldwide, with 72 of them buying at least 1 million USD of the products, reported the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (LEFASO).
The southernmost province of Ca Mau aims to seek more export markets for its shrimp products through intensifying trade promotion activities as an effort to realise the locality’s export target of US$1.1 billion in 2017.
Vietnamese private rice exporters will be allowed to participate in the bidding for the supply contract of 250,000 tonnes of rice to Philippines on July 25.
Vietnam is likely to reach a total export turnover of US$200 billion for the whole year, surging over 13% from last year and exceeding the set target, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai affirmed at the regular meeting held in Hanoi on July 14.
Because the export price of refined iron ore is 200 times more expensive than that of raw iron ore, reducing the export tax on raw iron ore is unreasonable and will discourage investments in ore sorting technology, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) has concluded.
The Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) has asked its members to pay greater attention to improving the quality of cashew to raise its value amidst slumped production.
Vietnam shipped to the US US$16 billion worth of commodities in the past five months of this year, up 10% year on year while its imports from the partner reached US$3.94 billion, up 26.3%.
Vietnam, the world’s No 1 exporter of cashew products, expects to import an additional 500,000 tonnes of nuts from now until October to meet its annual export target, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas).
Vietnam earned US$1.56 billion from shrimp exports in the first half of this year, up 15.7% annually, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
Vietnam has outlined plans to boost revenues from rice exports over the next decade by focusing on a higher quality product and selling more outside Asia.
The northern province of Quang Ninh earned US$749 million from exports in the first half of 2017, 45.3 % of its yearly goal.
The industry and trade sector expects to make a beeline for realising its export turnover target of US$188 billion in 2017, or 6.9% higher than last year.
Vietnam’s export turnover of aquatic products was estimated at US$653 million in June, raising the total figure in the first half of this year to US$3.5 billion, up 14.1 percent year-on-year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Thai exports in May 2017 expanded by 13.2% over the same period last year. The figure represents the highest recorded growth in 52 months.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are trying to complete procedures for shipping fresh dragon fruit to Australia this year.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has joined hands with other ministries and sectors to promote the export of agri-aquatic products to Australia.
Vietnam's pepper shipments are forecast to reach around 101,000 tons for the first six months of 2017, up 13% on-year, but revenue is likely to fall 13%, according to Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA)'s chairman Do Ha Nam.
The northern province of Bac Giang earned US$2.7 billion from exports in the first half of 2017, up 33% from a year earlier, marking the highest growth rate compared to the same period of the last three years.