Vietnam exports less, but earns more from cassava

Vietnam exports less, but earns more from cassava

Cassava exports in the first seven months of the year reached 1.6 million tonnes with a value of US$580 million, a year-on-year decline of 24% in volume but a surge of 12.5% in value, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports

Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has issued a directive on enhancing State management of scrap imports in order to implement the Prime Minister’s guidelines on strengthening the management of the import and use of scrap.

Rubber industry faces falling export price

Rubber industry faces falling export price

The average export price of Vietnamese rubber fell in tandem with the global price, affected by the escalating US-China trade war, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Turning wood-forestry processing for export into a spearhead sector

Turning wood-forestry processing for export into a spearhead sector

Over the past years, the forestry industry has established itself as an important economic sector of the country. Notably, wood and wood products have become the sixth biggest currency earner of Vietnam, making the country the largest exporter of the products in ASEAN, second in Asia and fifth in the world.

Doors to export markets narrow for steel manufacturers

Doors to export markets narrow for steel manufacturers

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.

Vietnam records US$2.34 billion trade surplus with the UK

Vietnam records US$2.34 billion trade surplus with the UK

VOV.VN - Bilateral trade between Vietnam and the UK reached US$3.12 billion in the first half of this year (a year-on-year rise of 14.2%), with Vietnam’s exports to the European market at US$2.73 billion (up 14%) and imports at US$389.76 million (up 14.7%), according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

T&T Group to import raw cashews from Guinea Bissau

T&T Group to import raw cashews from Guinea Bissau

VOV.VN -T&T Group of Vietnam pledged to import raw cashew nuts from Guinea Bissau with an annual volume of 150,000-200,000 tons in 2018 and the following years under a memorandum of understanding on agribusiness signed in Hanoi on August 6.

Seafood exports fetch US$4.63 billion in seven months

Seafood exports fetch US$4.63 billion in seven months

Vietnam’s seafood export value in the first seven months of 2018 was estimated at US$4.63 billion, up 6.3% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

EWEC fair draws nearly 200 foreign exhibitors

EWEC fair draws nearly 200 foreign exhibitors

VOV.VN - The 8th East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) International Trade, Investment and Tourism Fair opened at the Da Nang Exhibition and Convention Centre on August 3, drawing 200 foreign businesses and organizations from Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Indonesia and 17 domestic trade promotion agencies and business associations.

Experts talk trade in Ho Chi Minh City

Experts talk trade in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade met with more than 50 experts, researchers and business leaders at a meeting on August 3 to discuss solutions to develop the city’s main products in the trading and services sector.

Vietnam’s rice exports on the rise

Vietnam’s rice exports on the rise

Vietnam’s rice exports in the first seven months of this year brought home US$2 billion, rising 32% against the same period last year.