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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.

EC officially reveals date of EVFTA entering into force

EC officially reveals date of EVFTA entering into force

VOV.VN - A statement made by the European Commission (EC) on June 30 officially announced the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), signed on June 30, 2019, will officially come into effective as of August 1.

Squid, octopus exports down 21.2%

Squid, octopus exports down 21.2%

Squid and octopus exports fell by 21.2% year-on-year in the first five months of the year to US$192 million as demand was hit by COVID-19, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

VOV.VN - Despite the first half of the year seeing Vietnamese export turnover to China only reach a mere US$34.8 billion, equal to a slight fall of 2.2% from the same period last year, the northern neighbour retained its place as the country’s largest import market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Cashew export prices suffer drop to low levels

Cashew export prices suffer drop to low levels

VOV.VN - Cashew export prices experienced a downward trajectory during the first 20 days of June, hovering between US$2.4 and US$3.35 per 0.45 kilo, according to figures released by the Import and Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

EU to exempt import duties on Vietnamese tuna

EU to exempt import duties on Vietnamese tuna

VOV.VN - In line with the terms of the European Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the EU will eliminate tariffs on fresh and frozen Vietnamese tuna products once the trade pact comes into effect with a tariff quota of 11,500 tonnes annually for canned tuna.