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China's Sept imports from N.Korea down 37.9 pct as UN sanctions bite

The sharp decline in imports in September compares to a 1 percent drop in August.

Indonesia overtakes Thailand to become Vietnam’s top car supplier in August

Tariff cuts under a regional trade deal are making cars from Southeast Asia more affordable in Vietnam.

Vietnam crude oil imports to hit record as refinery gets ready to start

August will mark the first month on record in which Vietnam is a net importer of crude oil.
August 18, 2017 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports

This decision was announced after the United States accused China of not doing enough to rein in its neighbor.
August 14, 2017 | 08:25 pm GMT+7

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from South Korea

Vietnamese companies are turning away from Chinese petroleum suppliers in favor of South Korean.
August 12, 2017 | 10:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's soybean imports to rebound in 2017 - USDA

Importers could benefit from recent falls in U.S. soybean futures, which dropped to the lowest level in a year on April 13.
April 17, 2017 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bans meat import from Brazil due to rancid product scandal

The suspension targets 21 firms accused of paying bribes to export substandard products.
March 24, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

India, Vietnam lift import bans on coffee, pepper and other agro-products

The back-to-back bans have prevented Indian roasters from securing coffee beans while pepper prices in Vietnam have dropped to multi-year lows.
March 22, 2017 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, India work to adjust back-to-back bans on commodity imports

India's ban has been in place since March 7, causing a holdup in Vietnamese coffee shipments and pushing down pepper prices.
March 18, 2017 | 12:35 pm GMT+7

Mexico's rice import plan may open door for Vietnamese grain

The plan could help Vietnam's rice shipments rebound from an eight-year low in 2016.
March 07, 2017 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Foreign companies cry out over new fees at Vietnamese port

Hai Phong Port, the country's second largest, has started collecting money for infrastructure upgrade, a move many call unfair.
February 14, 2017 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

Trade is a two-way street: Vietnam has imported more from the US

In fact, a lot more. Over the past decade shipments to Vietnam have quadrupled, with machinery and equipment topping the list.
February 14, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's top steelmaker Hoa Phat to build $2.7 billion complex

The country's biggest producer aims to triple its capacity to up to 6 million tons over the next decade to meet local demand.
February 07, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam slips back to trade deficit in January

But officials say it should not be a cause for concern as the economy is set to benefit from global trade growth this year.
February 06, 2017 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jumps up trade rankings ladder

The country jumps 14 places in a global ranking of its capacity to enable trade.
December 02, 2016 | 07:00 pm GMT+7