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).
The domestic pesticide market is worth up to $1 billion, but profits all go to foreign companies as 90 percent of products are imports.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s export turnover is likely to hit US$195 billion this year, roughly 6-7% higher than the target set by the Prime Minister, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Export-Import Department.
Vietnam spent almost US$655 million on importing fruits and vegetables in the first half of this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 87%.
VOV.VN - Thailand became the leading supplier of fruit for Vietnam with US$376 million, making up more than half of Vietnam’s market share of fruit imports of US$507 million during the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Paper imports from France skyrocketed 229.1% in volume to 316 tons and 659% in value to US$1.1 million in the first five months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 2.01 million tons of fertilizers valuing at US$547 million in the first five months of this year, up 32% in volume and 24% in value against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese cattlemen have requested the Vientiane Cattle Breeding and Entrepreneurs Association to supply up to 400 head of cattle per day to meet the increasing consumer demand for beef.
VOV.VN - China said on May 22 that it will impose hefty penalties on sugar imports after a six-month probe that began last year by the government at the request of domestic mills resulted in a finding that imports were ‘seriously damaging’ its domestic market.
VOV.VN - The growth in imports of capital goods in the early months of 2017 has outpaced the figures for last year by as much as 40%, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The quantity and value of imported cars fell by 38% and 6% respectively in April from March.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has imported from the US a further 2,000 Holstein Friesian cows, which are known as the world's highest-production dairy animals.
Vietnam plans to cut pork imports and expand export markets for the meat as part of an unprecedented nationwide campaign to rescue pig farmers, the government said.
Vietnam spent US$338 million to import 1.22 million tonnes of fertiliser in the first quarter of this year, up 31.5% in volume and around 24% in value compared to the same period last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) reported.
The average price for imported pork is now US$1.2 per kilo, or VND27,000, while the domestic pork price has dropped dramatically to a 30-year low.