Tag: "imports"

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from Korea

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from Korea

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.

Corn demand expands, imports show steady growth

Corn demand expands, imports show steady growth

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.

US Fashion Industry sours on sourcing clothing from Vietnam

US Fashion Industry sours on sourcing clothing from Vietnam

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.

Vietnam to import more cashew

Vietnam to import more cashew

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 nation's exports forecast to reach US$195 billion

The nation's exports forecast to reach US$195 billion

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 spends US$376 million on fruit imports from Thailand

Vietnam spends US$376 million on fruit imports from Thailand

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.

Paper imports from France see sharp rise

Paper imports from France see sharp rise

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.

Fetilizer imports on the rise

Fetilizer imports on the rise

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.

Bittersweet reality: China doubles tariffs on sugar imports

Bittersweet reality: China doubles tariffs on sugar imports

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.

FDI drives imports of capital goods to record high levels

FDI drives imports of capital goods to record high levels

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.

Auto imports drop in April

Auto imports drop in April

The quantity and value of imported cars fell by 38% and 6% respectively in April from March.

Vinamilk imports more than 2,000 cows from the US

Vinamilk imports more than 2,000 cows from the US

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.

Sharp rise in fertiliser imports in first quarter

Sharp rise in fertiliser imports in first quarter

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.