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Vietnam’s monthly imports and exports hit US$36 billion

Vietnam’s monthly imports and exports hit US$36 billion

VOV.VN - The country’s total trade value is estimated to reach US$144.13 billion for the first four months of the year, a year-on-year rise of 14.4%, with exports accounting for US$73.76 billion, up 19%, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam’s coal imports grow despite large reserves

Vietnam’s coal imports grow despite large reserves

VOV.VN - Despite its large reserves, Vietnam has to import a huge volume of coal in the 2016-2020 period, which began in 2017 and will see a sharp increase from 2020 to supply thermal power plants, according to a plan from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin).

Thai car imports rev up in late March

Thai car imports rev up in late March

VOV.VN - Around 404 out of the 986 completely-built-up (CBU) cars, valued at more than US$21 million, which were imported into Vietnam in the last week of March originated from Thailand, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnamese spend US$18m importing Tet flowers and plants

Vietnamese spend US$18m importing Tet flowers and plants

VOV.VN - Imports of flowers and ornamental plants for the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018 hit the US$18 million mark, a rise of nearly 50% over the same period of last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Machine, equipment imports continue upward trend

Machine, equipment imports continue upward trend

VOV.VN - Machines, equipment and tools topped the list of imported product groups in the first 11 months of 2017 with a value of US$30.74 billion, accounting for 16% of the country’s total imports (up 20.7% comparing to the same period of the previous year).

Rice exports hit almost US$2.5 billion

Rice exports hit almost US$2.5 billion

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s rice exports achieved a great triumph in the 11 months leading up to December as they hit 5.52 million tons worth US$2.49 billion, up 24.1% in volume and 24.9% in value against the same period last year.

Steel sector grows 24 per cent

Steel sector grows 24 per cent

The local steel sector saw a high growth rate in the first nine months of the year, despite difficulties, said Viietnam Steel Association (VSA).

Gov’t cuts inspections on some imports

Gov’t cuts inspections on some imports

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision repealing a list of 114 products and goods subject to pre-import quality inspection, cutting inspections on these products from two times to one.

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.

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.