VOV.VN - The Middle East and Africa have become a potential market for Vietnamese exporters with an import value of US$480 billion last year.
Apple Vietnam has filed a formal request with local authorities asking for a relaxation of current regulations pertaining to the import of its Apple Watch.
The southern province of Dong Nai enjoyed a trade surplus of US$1.7 billion in the January-October period, according to the provincial statistic office.
Vietnam’s total import-export revenue is expected to reach US$37.9 billion in October, a rise of 0.8% from the previous month, reported the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will propose solutions to the Government to renovate specialised inspection activities in order to create a favourable environment for the business community while ensuring control over the quality of goods and protecting consumers.
Many seafood businesses of Vietnam have expressed their worries when there are only more than two months left before the US’s Seafood Import Monitoring Programmes (SIMP) takes effect.
The European Union (EU) is set to rule this month on the Vietnamese seafood industry’s compliance with its regulations on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and the US has just announced new rules relating to the same issue.
Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the EU market reached US$483.6 million in the first eight months of this year, a rise of 30% over the same period last year, making the EU the top market of Vietnamese shrimp, the place which was earlier held by Japan.
Total State budget collection in the first eight months of this year was estimated at VND762.8 trillion (US$33.4 billion), an increase of 12.8% over the same period last year.
The Ministry of Finance has proposed to lower import tax on bio-fuel ethanol from 20% to 17% so as to make E5 petrol cheaper.
The Ministry of Finance has held a meeting to introduce changes in the list of Vietnam’s export and import goods as per Circular No 65/2017 / TT-BTC.
Fifteen firms won bids at the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s second auction of sugar import quotas in Hanoi on August 23.
Vietnam has so far this year imported 4.13 million tonnes of corn worth US$825 million, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s total export-import turnover to India reached US$4.24 billion in the first seven months of this year, representing a year-on-year rise of 42.95%.
Vietnam can obtain total export revenue of US$200 billion this year, up 13% versus last year, said Nguyen Phu Hoa, deputy head of the Export-Import Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) is calling on the Government to maintain a series of quality and management controls in the steel industry since trade fraud in steel imports is still high.
VOV.VN - Among the top 10 clothing trading partners only – Vietnam, Nicaragua and Mexico – grew their apparel shipments to the US for the first half of 2017, according to official data released Friday, August 4.
The Bangladeshi Embassy in Vietnam has sent a diplomatic note to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam announcing the invitation to both domestic and foreign tenders for its country’s rice import.
VOV.VN - Fresh fruit imports into the major metropolitan areas of Vietnam have been growing rapidly since the beginning of the year, thanks in part to the country’s growing middle income population, experts have said.
A number of enterprises have taken advantage of technology used for tax collection to avoid paying taxes.