VOV.VN - The first four months of 2020 saw the country enjoy a trade surplus of US$3.04 billion amid the negative economic impact caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Local businesses exported more than 141,522 tonnes of rice abroad as of April 24 out of a total of over 399,999 tonnes of rice in line with the quota for April, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Providing credit support packages to help key industrial enterprises maintain their operations amid the COVID-19 epidemic and overcome this challenging period should be considered the most pressing matter moving forward, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given his consent to plans on the export rice volume in April as proposed by the Minister of Industry and Trade after undergoing a series of consultations with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Finance, and the State Bank of Vietnam.
The General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported that the Vietnam – Japan trade reached US$6.2 billion in the first two months of this year, an 8.6% increase from a year earlier.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will organise a ceremony to recognise national brands in the fourth quarter of 2020.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed that customs declarations for rice exports should be re-opened as normal.
Mobile phones and spare parts continued leading the group of seven top hard currency earners that recorded over US$1 billion in export turnover in the first two months of 2020.
The General Department for Market Surveillance has recently set up a working team on e-commerce to deal with the increasing number of trade violations online.
The Research Institute for Industry Policy and Strategy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) held a seminar in Hanoi on February 28 to collect ideas to build a strategy on industrial development until 2030, with a vision to 2045.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, currently many industrial firms of Vietnam have not mastered the core technology, and they mainly join sections of low technological contents and added values.
Vietnam had a trade deficit of more than 1 billion USD with Australia last year, one year after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) came into effect.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has granted 47 certificates of eligibility to rice export businesses over the past year, lifting the number of rice exporters to 182 traders.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade urged firms to strictly comply with rules of origin to avoid negative impacts on exports amid escalating trade defence measures.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the industry and trade sector to strive for an export turnover of 300 billion USD next year during a conference held in Hanoi on December 27.
Power supply for production and domestic consumption in 2020 would be ensured, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on December 18 launched three websites to fight counterfeit goods and help consumers resolve e-commerce disputes.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) has warned local consumers to be cautious about taking out online loans amid rampant scams.
Vietnam’s export revenue was estimated at 217.05 billion USD in the first 10 months of this year, up 7.4 percent annually, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Companies will be able to apply for import licences online from November 1 this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Foreign Trade Agency.