Exports to Algeria up 29% in 7 months

Exports to Algeria up 29% in 7 months

VOV.VN - Exports to Algeria increased by 29% to almost US$209 million in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

East-West Economic Corridor trade fair gets underway

East-West Economic Corridor trade fair gets underway

VOV.VN - The annual trade and tourism fair of the East-West Economic Corridor countries got underway at the 29/3 Square in Danang on Friday, August 11, according to a report by the Vietnam News Agency.

Cuttlefish, squid, octopus exports on the rise

Cuttlefish, squid, octopus exports on the rise

VOV.VN - Exports of cuttlefish, squid and octopus rose by 50% to US$269 million in the first half of this year, despite a reducing number of export markets, according to latest statistics from Vietnam Customs.

Vietnamese clothiers gain US import market share

Vietnamese clothiers gain US import market share

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.

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

VOV.VN - A debate has raged for several decades about the real benefit of free trade agreements and whether they create prosperity for Vietnam, said experts from the Ministry of Industry and Trade at a forum late last month in Hanoi.

Hokkaido Governor looks to strengthen economic ties with Vietnam

Hokkaido Governor looks to strengthen economic ties with Vietnam

VOV.VN - Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung received the Governor of Hokkaido prefecture, Ms Takahashi Harumi, in Hanoi on August 7th and discussed measures to boost economic ties between the two countries, including Hokkaido.

Tuna exports continue to rise

Tuna exports continue to rise

VOV.VN - Tuna exports increased by 21% to US$271 million in the first half of this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Exports to Laos see upturn trend

Exports to Laos see upturn trend

VOV.VN - Exports to Laos reached US$264.7 million in the first half of this year, rising by 13.29% against the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Chinese trade fair set for Hanoi in August

Chinese trade fair set for Hanoi in August

VOV.VN - More than 100 companies from the Chinese province of Zhejiang are set to come together to showcase their textile expertise at a trade fair in the capital city of Hanoi this August, reports the Vietnam News Agency.

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 becomes leading exporter of bags, suitcases

Vietnam becomes leading exporter of bags, suitcases

VOV.VN - Currently, Vietnam ranks fifth among top ten exporters of bags and suitcases in the world, accounting for 5.4% the global supply, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).

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.

US trade mission targets higher seafood exports to Vietnam

US trade mission targets higher seafood exports to Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute in collaboration with a group of other US fish and seafood advocacy organizations are gearing up for a trade mission to Southeast Asia later this year, according to multiple sources.