Vietnam has surpassed Malaysia to become the biggest trade partner of China in ASEAN, Hu Suojin, Trade Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam, said at a press conference in Hanoi on July 26.
Vietnamese seafood companies need to work harder to realise the export target of US$10 billion set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) when oversea shipments in during January-July were estimated at only US$4.66 billion.
Business associations have voiced their support for stricter management of scrap imports, but they also underlined the need to continue importing these goods to serve domestic production.
VOV.VN - The US-China trade war will force agricultural products from the world’s two most powerful economies to seek new markets which could lead to a flood of cheap products coming into Vietnam, putting considerable pressure on domestic farm produce.
VOV.VN - Around 106 businesses will have their products displayed across 150 pavilions at the Zhejiang Export Fair set to take place at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City from August 2-4.
Ho Chi Minh City’s 2018 spending on Chinese imports has exceeded US$8.1 billion to date, an increase of more than US$2.4 billion from the same period last year.
VOV.VN -According to the statistics from the General Department of Customs, Vietnam imported nearly 27,000 tonnes of meat and meat products worth US$38.68 million in June, a decline of 9.5% in volume and 9.2% in value compared to May.
A fair on “One commune one product” (OCOP) and hi-tech agriculture in the northern midland and mountainous region will be held in Thai Nguyen province from August 31 to September 6.
VOV.VN - Japan considers Vietnam a potential food export market, according to the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
The US remained Vietnam’s largest export market with a value of nearly US$21.6 billion as of mid-July, accounting for 19% of the total.
Bright signs have been seen in two-way trade between Vietnam and the Czech Republic, as the two countries’ import-export turnover in the first five months of this year reached nearly US$464.5 million, up 15.6% from the same period last year.
Japanese consumers’ demand for Vietnamese processed chicken will open up more opportunities for Vietnam’s animal husbandry sector, according to experts.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has launched an investigation into whether or not carbon steel welded pipes from Vietnam, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Turkey are being sold at unfair prices in the northern American country.
Fruits and vegetables may earn the country US$4.7 billion this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s exports of agricultural products are expected to face more challenges by the end of the year, so enterprises must follow market developments at home and abroad and improve the quality of their products, according to experts.
Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam Co.’s (Doosan Vina) first batch of seawater desalination equipment left Dung Quat port for Saudi Arabia on July 19.
Vietnam will see great momentum for stronger export growth in the second half of 2018, with its export-import turnover estimated to reach the US$500 billion benchmark by 2019.
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.
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.
Italian enterprises are seeking business opportunities in Vietnam, especially in leather, footwear and interior décor, sectors which are expected to benefit once the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is signed.