Green growth – HCM City’s top priority: official (26/01/2024)
Ho Chi Minh City wants to promote innovation and multi-national cooperation, and calls for public investment in order to shift to a greener and more sustainable economy, a local official has said.

Fruit, vegetable exports rise by 89% (25/01/2024)
Fruit and vegetable exports have risen by 89.2% this year to US$459 million due to a surge in demand from China, according to the Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association.

Việt Nam and UAE demonstrate their commitment to deepening economic ties (25/01/2024)
Officials from Việt Nam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the UAE Ministry of Economy have agreed to speed up the negotiation for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) between the two countries.

Vietnam remains 7th largest seafood supplier for Canada (25/01/2024)
In December alone, Vietnamese seafood exports to Canada surged 14.2% to US$21.8 million compared to December 2022. This is the fourth consecutive month that exports to the demanding market has witnessed an increase compared to last year’s corresponding period.

With a bountiful crop in 2023, farmers pocket big money (25/01/2024)
The prices of farm produce climbed to new high in 2023. Tens of thousands of durian farmers have become dong billionaires, while the incomes of rice and coffee farmers increased by twofold.

Most cars imported to Vietnam are from ASEAN (24/01/2024)
Thailand surpassed Indonesia last year to become Vietnam’s largest car exporter with imports from the country accounting for 45 percent in quantity and 40.5 percent in value.

Over 160 merchants eligible to export rice (24/01/2024)
As many as 161 merchants had been granted certificates of eligibility for exporting rice as of January 22, decreasing from mid-2023, reported the Agency of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam shifts to official export linked with brand building (24/01/2024)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade announced Monday that it will concentrate on leveraging the free trade agreements (FTAs) that are currently in effect, as well as signing and implementing new FTAs to expand and diversify markets, import-export products, and supply chains.

Việt Nam’s seafood exports forecast to recover slightly in H1 (24/01/2024)
The Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) forecasts Việt Nam’s seafood exports in the first half of 2024 will recover slightly compared to last year’s low base.

Canned tuna exports to Italy rise by 456% in 2023 (23/01/2024)
In 2023, canned tuna exports to Germany, the Netherlands and Italy all increased, especially exports to Italy rose by 456% compared to 2022.

Romanian PM: Vietnam one of Romania’s promising markets in Asia-Pacific (23/01/2024)
Cooperation in economy, trade, and investment an important pillar in bilateral relations, Romanian PM said during talks with visiting Vietnamese PM.

Seafood exports enjoy bright prospects in Swiss market (23/01/2024)
Vietnamese businesses should make greater efforts to tap the potential of seafood exports to Switzerland, a trade official said.

Việt Nam’s economy poised for 6% growth in 2024, fueled by export recovery: AMRO (23/01/2024)
Việt Nam’s economy is projected to grow by 6 per cent this year, rebounding from a slowdown in 2023, driven by the expectation of export recovery, as per the January update from the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).

Challenges remain for Vietnam’s aquaculture exports: official (22/01/2024)
More challenges are expected for Vietnam’s aquaculture exports in 2024, according to Tran Dinh Luan, General Director of the Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

HCMC tops Vietnam in 2023 export revenue (22/01/2024)
Southern economic hub earned $42.46 billion from exports last year.

Philippines is Vietnam’s largest rice consumer in 2023 (22/01/2024)
Vietnam exported more than 8 million tonnes of rice in 2023, and the Philippines was the largest rice buyer, according to the General Department of Customs.

Red Sea tension likely to affect garment and footwear exporters from Q2: insiders (22/01/2024)
The tension in the Red Sea, which has led to increases in logistic costs and shipping time, is forecast to affect Vietnamese exporters of garment, textile, footwear and leather products from the second quarter of 2024 if it persists.

Việt Nam trade office in Netherlands warns of online trading fraud (22/01/2024)
The Vietnam Trade Office in the Netherlands has warned of online fraud cases, particularly related to petroleum products, amidst the high demand for this category of goods.

Local firms advised to be cautious when exporting to Spain (19/01/2024)
The Vietnam Trade Office in Spain has warned domestic enterprises to be cautious when signing contracts with Spanish businesses to avoid risks.

Vietnam enjoys US$34.3 billion trade surplus with EU (19/01/2024)
Two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and the European Union last year fell 5.3% to US$72.3 billion, resulting in US$34.3 billion in trade surplus.