VOV.VN - Vietnam’s steel exports rose beyond the US$1 billion mark over the first three months of the year and are tending toward a strong upward trend for the foreseeable future.
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.
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).
VOV.VN - Vietnam spends more than VND52 billion importing pesticides every day, with more than 50% of that money going to China, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
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.
Increasing the value of domestic production and promoting the automobile supporting industry must not depend on foreign direct investment (FDI) firms.
The Vietnamese longan has been assessed, evaluated, and approved for import licensing in Australia beginning in 2019, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade.
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.
VOV.VN - Vietnam spent more than US$167 million on fruit imports in January, a year-on-year increase of 70%, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
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).
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.
Vietnam’s exports are likely to hit US$210 billion this year, up 18.9%, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) forecast.
The local steel sector saw a high growth rate in the first nine months of the year, despite difficulties, said Viietnam Steel Association (VSA).
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government has authorized the resumption of imports of distillers dried grains (DDGS) from the US, a co-product of ethanol production used as a key ingredient in animal feed.
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.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has spent billions of US dollars on the import of pharmaceutical products every year, according to the statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
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, 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 domestic pesticide market is worth up to $1 billion, but profits all go to foreign companies as 90 percent of products are imports.
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.