VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 2.01 million tons of fertilizers valuing at US$547 million in the first five months of this year, up 32% in volume and 24% in value against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese cattlemen have requested the Vientiane Cattle Breeding and Entrepreneurs Association to supply up to 400 head of cattle per day to meet the increasing consumer demand for beef.
VOV.VN - The growth in imports of capital goods in the early months of 2017 has outpaced the figures for last year by as much as 40%, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has imported from the US a further 2,000 Holstein Friesian cows, which are known as the world's highest-production dairy animals.
VOV.VN - In the first quarter of this year, imports from China jumped by 18.9% to nearly US$12.7 billion against the same period last year, making up 27.3% of the country’s total imports, according to preliminary statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced the suspension of imports of beef from the Brazilian meat-packers involved in the recent scandal will continue indefinitely.
Coconut processing companies in the southern province of Ben Tre, known as Vietnam’s ‘coconut kingdom,’ have had to resort to imported products to alleviate short domestic supply.
VOV.VN - India has officially lifted its suspension of the import of Vietnamese black pepper, cassava, cinnamon, and dragon fruits, which was enforced on March 7.
The domestic auto industry will need several supporting measures including technical barriers to “create differences” between locally-made and imported cars, officials and industry insiders agree.
VOV.VN - Despite concerns that the industry might continue to decline, cotton imports of Vietnam have increased in the first few months of 2016-17. It is estimated that imports will experience an increase of 18%.
According to statistics from the General Customs Department, by December 15 Vietnam had imported a total 13 million tonnes of coal worth US$860 million, more than four times the targeted 3 million tonnes.
Improving quality will be key for made-in-Vietnam products to keep its market share in the face of increasingly fierce competition from imports, according to a trade official.
VOV.VN - The US, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea were the four biggest importers of Vietnam products, each with a value of more than US$10 billion in 2016.
VOV.VN - Trade value between Vietnam and Russia reached US$532 million in October and November, up 33% against the same period last year, according to Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese companies ship an estimated four million tons of woodchips to China annually, according to statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported US$207.4 million worth of pharmaceuticals in October, up 3.7% compared to September, according to preliminary statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Last year commercial goods trade of Vietnam with Canada reached US$4.8 billion making the Southeast Asian nation the largest trading partner of the North American country in ASEAN.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported nearly US$2.8 billion worth of animal feed and materials for the ten months leading up to November, down 1.13% against the same period last year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam became the biggest importer of Korean ginseng among ASEAN member countries and the 6th biggest buyer in the world last year.
VOV.VN - Malaysian yellow dragon fruit (pitaya) is much sought after by Vietnamese customers although it costs VND700,000 per kilo, which is 23 times more expensive than that of white or red dragon fruit.