VOV.VN - Vietnam is expected to export around 1.5 million tons of coffee with an estimated value of US$3 billion from the 2017-2018 crop, up 0.8% in volume but down 10.5% in value, according to the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (VICOFA).
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has urged domestic enterprises to maintain strict quality control of aquatic products exported to China amidst the fast growth of tra fish export to this market recently.
VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 1.6 million tons of agricultural products to China through the Lang Son border gate and imported 200,000 tons of similar products via the channel during the first half of this year, according to the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Domestic businesses recorded a 19.9% rise in their exports over the first half of 2018, higher than the export growth rate among FDI firms of 14.5%, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The Vietnam Timber and Forest Production Association (VIFORES) has called on the forestry industry to keep a close eye on US-China trade war developments in order to be able to respond quickly.
Kien Giang wants to ship more of its products around the world.
More and more businesses are exporting livestock and poultry meat, opening up great prospects for the livestock sector.
Vietnam has made it onto the list of the world’s five biggest textile exporters and producers, with textile and garment export turnover hitting US$16 billion in the first half of 2018, up more than 14% year-on-year.
VOV.VN - Despite a decrease in export volume, the average price of exported tea has been on the rise across most markets in the first months of 2018.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang earned over US$388.3 million from its exports in the first half of this year, up 10.5% year on year, said Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade Vo Nguyen Nam.
Vietnam splashed out US$790 million to import 2.43 million tonnes of fertiliser in the first half of this year, a year-on-year increase of 21.8% in value and 1.2% in volume.
Earnings from exports of key farm produce in the first half of 2018 totalled US$10.3 billion, up 9.7% year-on-year. Increases were seen in rice, fruits & vegetables and cashew nut.
Vietnam’s rice exports saw remarkable growth in the first six months of this year, with year-on-year increases of 24.6% in volume and 42.2% in value.
Vietnam earned US$4.15 billion from exports of wood and wooden products in the first six months of this year, marking an increase of 8.4% compared with the same period last year.
As many as 20 products recorded more than US$1 billion in export turnover in the first half of 2018, accounting for 85.6% of Vietnam’s total exports, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam’s exports to Germany hit US$2.85 billion in the first five months of this year, up 8.6% compared to the same period last year.
China’s reduction of import tax on tra fish will help domestic firms boost exports to the country – the largest market for Vietnamese tra fish.
In the first half of 2018, Vietnam's export revenue was estimated at US$113.93 billion and import revenue US$111.36 billion, with a surplus of US$2.57 billion.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau is striving to earn US$2.5 billion from shrimp exports, and become the largest shrimp breeding hub in the country by 2025.
VOV.VN - The average price of exported pepper saw a sharp drop during the first half of this year and any rebound is forecast to be difficult to achieve in July and the later months of the year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.