VOV.VN - With comprehensive commitments outlined through the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the trade deal is expected to promote bilateral trade and investment relations between both sides whilst accelerating Vietnam’s international economic integration process.
VOV.VN - The northern province of Bac Giang exported an initial tonne of fresh Vietnamese lychees to Japan by air on June 19, creating opportunities to further expand export markets and meeting the expectations of growers.
VOV.VN - The domestic steel industry is set to continue facing hurdles in the post-coronavirus period due to a recent sharp plunge in steel exports to foreign markets, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has extended the period of selecting prestigious exporters for 2019 until May 30, one month later than the schedule of April 30 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - Getting firms to obtain Halal certification for their food and products is of the upmost importance to businesses seeking to export and do business in Muslim countries or countries with large Muslim populations, according to business representatives at a workshop in HCM City on September 16.
VOV.VN -The total export value of forestry products enjoyed an annual increase of 18 per cent to US$7.08 billion during the first eight months of the year, accounting for 26.6 per cent of export proportions.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has continued to co-ordinate efforts with relevant ministries and associations to deploy a wide range of trade promotion activities aimed at boosting domestic farm produce market expansion.
The doors to export markets have opened after the signing of government-to-government agreements. However, enterprises still have to overcome many challenges.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has recently taken effect in Vietnam, which will bring about both opportunities and challenges for many fields, including agriculture.
VOV.VN - The export value of Tra fish is projected to hit US$2.4 billion during 2019 with tra fish farming area reaching 5.5 million hectares, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The domestic cashew industry would continue to face difficulties in processing and trading cashew nuts next year, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas).
Vietnam’s steel exports rose 40.4% year on year to 3.41 million tonnes in the first seven months of the year, raking in US$2.53 billion, up 56.3%.
It has become more difficult to export steel products to large markets amid the strong rise of protectionism. Steel manufacturers have been advised to protect and exploit the domestic market, which is full of potential.
Analysts have advised wooden furniture manufacturers to focus on developing certified woodwork with clear origin and to diversify import sources.
Vietnam earned over US$2 billion from exporting fruits and vegetables in the first half of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 19.7%.
The Vietnam Vegetable Oil Industry Corporation (Vocarimex) has set a target of VND4.8 trillion (US$211.2 million) in revenue and VND300 billion (US$13.2 million) in after-tax profit for 2018, heard the company’s shareholder meeting held on June 12.
Tien Giang province, the Mekong Delta’s largest fruit producer, has increased its fruit cultivation area to nearly 75,000ha this year, up three percent against the same period last year.
The rice export of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang rose both in volume and value in the first four months this year, said Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade Vo Nguyen Nam.
Vietnam’s rice exports faced an unpredictable first quarter this year, increasing in January, declining in February and recovering in March, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Wooden furniture manufacturers have been warned that they will face more trade barriers as export markets have applied new policies to restrict imports.