VOV.VN - Vietnam’s rice exports achieved a great triumph in the 11 months leading up to December as they hit 5.52 million tons worth US$2.49 billion, up 24.1% in volume and 24.9% in value against the same period last year.
Vietnamese businesses spent some US$200 million importing 7,000 completely built-up units (CBUs) in November, according to an estimate of the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Korean exports of pears and apples to Vietnam have soared in the past years, according to the Korea Agriculture Food Trade Association.
Vietnam’s exports are likely to hit US$210 billion this year, up 18.9%, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) forecast.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported more than 1 million tons of coal in September, bringing the total import volume in the first nine months of this year to 10.4 million tons with a value of US$1.03 billion, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Paper imports in September dropped 8.9% in volume to 145,700 tons and 5% in value to US$129.1 million compared to August. This is the fourth consecutive month that paper imports saw a decline.
Nearly 100% of petroleum imports are now from the Republic of Korea (ROK) especially after the import tariff was cut to 10%.
The local steel sector saw a high growth rate in the first nine months of the year, despite difficulties, said Viietnam Steel Association (VSA).
VOV.VN - Argentina is the largest exporter of animal feed and corn for Vietnam from South America with a value of US$1.6 billion in the first eight months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government has authorized the resumption of imports of distillers dried grains (DDGS) from the US, a co-product of ethanol production used as a key ingredient in animal feed.
VOV.VN - Paper imports from the US skyrocketed 203.4% to 17,700 tons in the first seven months of this year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision repealing a list of 114 products and goods subject to pre-import quality inspection, cutting inspections on these products from two times to one.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has spent billions of US dollars on the import of pharmaceutical products every year, according to the statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Australia has decided to impose anti-dumping duties on zinc-coated steel imports from Vietnam, India and Malaysia, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Australia.
Between January and July this year, Vietnamese firms imported around 1.72 million tons of petroleum from the Republic of Korea, marking a jump of 200% against the same period last year, latest data from Vietnam's customs showed.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese imports of corn for the six months leading up to July 2017 jumped 5.6% year-on-year to 3.53 million tons, continuing last year’s upward tick, according to a report by the Crop Production Department.
VOV.VN - On July 27, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh announced that the New Zealand government is getting closer to allowing the import of the country’s fresh rambutan.
VOV.VN - According to a study, US fashion manufacturers and retailers report they have major concerns about new trade barriers emerging that would place burdensome restrictions on the inflow of clothing imports from Vietnam.
VOV.VN - On July 3, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service put all foreign exporters and brokers of catfish including Vietnam on notice that beginning August 2 it will reinspect all shipments of catfish products at US ports of entry.
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).