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).
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.