Cassava exports fall in volume as value rises

Cassava exports fall in volume as value rises

VOV.VN - Exports of cassava and tapioca products are estimated at 200,000 tons with a value of US$92 million in June, bringing the total exports over six months to 1.5 million tons worth US$560 million, down 24.6% in volume but a rise of 12.3% in value, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Rice export sees huge opportunities from traditional markets

Rice export sees huge opportunities from traditional markets

Vietnam’s rice export has posted remarkable figures in the first half of 2018, and the sector expects business to get better in the remaining months of the year as the country’s traditional rice markets are increasing import.

Expos introduce electrical equipment, energy-saving products

Expos introduce electrical equipment, energy-saving products

Nearly 200 domestic and foreign businesses have been showcasing their products at the 11th International Exhibition of Electrical Technology and Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2018) and the 8thInternational Exhibition of Energy Saving and Green Power Products and Technologies (Enertec Expo 2018) which both opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 18.

Impact of new-generation FTAs on textile industry discussed

Impact of new-generation FTAs on textile industry discussed

Vietnamese textiles firms were updated on the potential prospects, advantages, and barriers that are to brought about by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at a workshop in Hanoi on July 18.

Vietnam imports 60% of potatoes for processing

Vietnam imports 60% of potatoes for processing

Vietnam’s factories need some 180,000 tonnes of potatoes for processing a year, but domestic production currently meets only 40% of demand, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Sharp decline in crude oil exports

Sharp decline in crude oil exports

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 1.88 million tons of crude oil worth US$1.05 billion during the first half of this year, down 50.9% in volume and 31.4% in value against the corresponding period of last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam-Malaysia trade up 21.15% in first half of 2018

Vietnam-Malaysia trade up 21.15% in first half of 2018

Two-way trade value of Vietnam and Malaysia in the January-June period this year expanded 21.15% on a yearly basis to more than US$5.84 billion, according to statistics of the Vietnamese trade office in Malaysia.

Vietnam wins contract to export rice to RoK

Vietnam wins contract to export rice to RoK

A Vietnamese company has won a bid to export 60,000 tonnes of Japonica brown rice to the Republic of Korea (RoK), defeating competition from rivals of China, Thailand and Australia.

Pepper prices will struggle to recover this year: MARD

Pepper prices will struggle to recover this year: MARD

The Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development (DFPPM) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has forecast that pepper prices will struggle to recover in July and the rest of the year.

US-China trade war likely to hurt Vietnamese economy

US-China trade war likely to hurt Vietnamese economy

The ongoing US-China trade war will greatly impact on the structure of the world economy in the future, causing damage but also generating indirect opportunities for countries where the economy relies heavily on agricultural production like Vietnam.

Ca Mau: Exports up 4.8%, mostly seafood

Ca Mau: Exports up 4.8%, mostly seafood

Exports from the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau rose by 4.8% in the first half of 2018 to US$441 million, with aquatic products making up a majority of the total.

Vietnam can gain from the US-China trade war: Economist

Vietnam can gain from the US-China trade war: Economist

The trade war between the US and China is causing widespread concern over possible risks posed to the global economy, including that in Vietnam. However, the conflict can bring about indirect opportunities for Vietnam if the country knows how to grab hold of the situation, according to a local economist.