Vietnam promotes negotiations of FTA with Mercosur (24/03/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is taking measures to promote the negotiations of a free trade agreement with the Southern Common Market

Trade between Mekong countries, China reaches over 416 bln USD in 2022 (24/03/2023)
Trade between countries along the Mekong River and China posted steady growth last year despite COVID-19 and the sluggish global economy.

Vietnam, Mexico see ample room for trade cooperation: workshop (24/03/2023)
There is no shortage of room for Vietnam and Mexico to promote their commercial cooperation, especially in the fields of energy, telecommunications, high-tech agriculture and high value added industry, said experts at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23.

Vietnamese lime likened to ‘green gold’ in New Zealand (24/03/2023)
Vietnamese lime has been likened to “green gold” in New Zealand because of its relatively high selling price, New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Tredene Dobson.

Japan becomes largest consumer of Vietnamese crab (23/03/2023)
Vietnam’s export of crab and other crustaceans to Japan generated US$8.1 million during the first two months of the year, up 128% compared to the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam – fourth biggest rubber supplier of RoK (23/03/2023)
Vietnam was the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s fourth largest supplier of rubber in the first two months of 2023, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam rice price on top of the world (23/03/2023)
Vietnamese 5% broken rice has been the most expensive in the world since August last year, surpassing rivals Thailand and India, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

VN textile, garment firms switching to green production (23/03/2023)
Textile and garment businesses in Vietnam are taking steps to switch to green production to meet partners’ demand and achieve sustainable development, the Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper reported.

Dragon fruit export turnover reaches 47 million USD (22/03/2023)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced that the country’s total export value of dragon fruit so far this year topped 47 million USD, a fall of 48.7% compared to the same period las year.

Vietnam posts trade surplus of nearly US$3 billion by mid-March (22/03/2023)
With the country’s total import-export turnover reaching nearly US$123 billion between January 1 and March 15, the nation enjoyed a trade surplus of roughly US$3 billion, according to figures released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam strengthens exports as growth driver (22/03/2023)
Vietnam is forecast to remain one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia but exports, a main growth driver, might weaken as major central banks in the world tighten their monetary policies, affecting the sale of Vietnamese goods.

Vietnam to reduce unofficial exports over land borders (22/03/2023)
Vietnam will begin reducing its unofficial exports in 2025 to prevent congestion at land borders, especially with China, according to a draft government decree.

Agricultural exports to newly opened China surge (21/03/2023)
Traders are busy buying the best quality durian, jackfruit, cassava, and cashew nut possible to export to China, whose demand seems to be insatiable.

Middle East, North Africa lucrative markets for fruit, vegetable exports (21/03/2023)
The Middle East and North Africa have high demand for fruits and vegetables, offering Vietnamese firms a great opportunity to boost exports, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam and Dominica to expand cooperation bilaterally, multilaterally (21/03/2023)
Vietnam and Dominica will work closely together to ramp up cooperation both bilaterally and multilaterally, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Bui Thanh Son and Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Business, Trade and Energy of Dominica Vince Henderson agreed during their talks in Hanoi on March 20.

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of US$710 million in H1/2022 (21/03/2023)
Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of 710 million USD in the first six months of 2022, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on June 29.

Digitisation in agricultural product traceability needs joint efforts (20/03/2023)
Digitisation in agricultural product traceability requires the engagement and coordination of all parties, from State management agencies to enterprises, cooperatives and farmers, according to an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Official export turnover of bird’s nest to China expected to see sharp increase (20/03/2023)
China is currently the largest consumption market for bird’s nests in the world, so the official import of Vietnamese bird’s nest is expected to increase the export turnover of this item in the near future, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

PM pledges to further support enterprises at Vietnam Business Forum 2023 (20/03/2023)
The Vietnamese Government commits to creating all possible conditions for businesses to growth further, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed at the Vietnam Business Forum 2023 (VBF 2023) in Hanoi on March 19.

Vietnam posts 78.9 pc growth in coffee export value to Spain (20/03/2023)
Vietnam was Spain’s largest supplier of coffee by volume in 2022, with 113,550 tonnes worth 269 million EUR (287 million USD), up 21.6 per cent in volume and 78.9 per cent in value against 2021.