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Agro-forestry-fisheries post trade surplus of US$6.2 billion

Agro-forestry-fisheries post trade surplus of US$6.2 billion

VOV.VN - The agro-forestry-fisheries sector recorded a trade surplus of approximately US$6.2 billion during the first eight months of the year, representing an annual increase of 4.9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Cashew processors face hurdles as export prices plunge

Cashew processors face hurdles as export prices plunge

VOV.VN - Local export firms have encountered a range of difficulties due to the domestic price of cashew nuts being between 15% and 20% higher in comparison to the export price, according to figures released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

EU increases purchases of Vietnamese coffee

EU increases purchases of Vietnamese coffee

VOV.VN - The opening seven months of the year witnessed EU nations increase their purchases of Vietnamese coffee, including a 53.7% rise from Poland to US$23.5 million, and an increase of 20.1% from Belgium to US$74.8 million.

Rice exports to EU remain modest due to limited quota

Rice exports to EU remain modest due to limited quota

VOV.VN - Vietnam witnessed modest earnings from rice exports to the EU market as a result of high import duties and restrictions caused by limited rice quotas provided by the EU, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Footwear exports in seven months fails to break US$10 billion mark

Footwear exports in seven months fails to break US$10 billion mark

VOV.VN - The opening seven months of the year saw leather and footwear exports only reach turnover of US$9.53 billion, therefore dropping out of the list of top ten export items exceeding US$10 billion which had been recorded during the same period last year, according to an industrial production report released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

ASEAN market expansion represents a positive step

ASEAN market expansion represents a positive step

VOV.VN - With Vietnam seeing total import-export turnover with ASEAN in 2019 reach US$57.3 billion, representing a year- on- year rise of 1.1%, the group has developed into the country’s fourth largest export region, only behind the United States, the EU, and China.

Gloomy prospects ahead for tuna exports to major markets

Gloomy prospects ahead for tuna exports to major markets

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s tuna exports to major markets such as the US and EU suffered a decline of 20% in the first half of the year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

23 commodities see exports reach over US$1 billion each

23 commodities see exports reach over US$1 billion each

VOV.VN - A total of 23 commodities recorded an export value of over US$1 billion during the opening seven months of the year, accounting for 87% of the country’s total export turnover, the General Statistics Office reported.

Government chief, EC President talk trade deal implementation

Government chief, EC President talk trade deal implementation

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen compared notes on the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) during their phone talks on July 29.

Vietnam, EU offer clearer insights into EVFTA implementation

Vietnam, EU offer clearer insights into EVFTA implementation

VOV.VN - Both Vietnam and the EU will launch a broad range of practical activities to effectively implement the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) from August, with a forum on trade and industry co-operation with EU partners to be held by the Ministry of Industry and the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam on July 31 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Fishery sector aims for “yellow card” removal with US$10 billion export target in sight

Fishery sector aims for "yellow card" removal with US$10 billion export target in sight

VOV.VN - Despite the looming prospects of challenges ahead in the second half of the year, the seafood industry is making all-out efforts to meet this year’s U$$10 billion export target whilst dealing with recommendations from the European Commission (EC) on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing for the purpose of having the "yellow card" removed.

Tea exports enjoy robust growth despite COVID-19 threat

Tea exports enjoy robust growth despite COVID-19 threat

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s tea exports to major markets globally during the first half of this year recorded a robust growth, reaching 58,000 tonnes worth US$90 million, amid the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, according the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade).

Aquatic exports to EU to enjoy zero tax once EVFTA takes effect

Aquatic exports to EU to enjoy zero tax once EVFTA takes effect

VOV.VN - Approximately 220 tariff lines of aquatic products with basic tax rates of 0 - 22% are set to be slashed to 0% immediately after the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into effect, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Tra fish exports enjoy robust growth to UK, Singapore

Tra fish exports enjoy robust growth to UK, Singapore

VOV.VN - Despite Vietnam’s Tra fish (pangasius) exports to major export markets suffering negative growth, there has been strong signs of growth to both the UK and Singaporean markets in the first half of the year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

First half of year hit by plunging rubber exports

First half of year hit by plunging rubber exports

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 456,000 tonnes of rubber during the first half of the year worth a total of US$606 million, down 25.7% in volume and 27.9% in value compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

NA issues resolutions to adopt two trade agreements with EU

NA issues resolutions to adopt two trade agreements with EU

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese National Assembly has issued resolutions which officially approves the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the European Union-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) after originally being signed on June 30, 2019, in Hanoi.