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Japanese auto makers halt exports to Vietnam in wake of tightened quality checks

Vietnam’s new decree is aimed at protecting the local auto industry now that import taxes within the region have been eliminated.

Vietnam's logistics sector too expensive to compete with foreign rivals: experts

Local firms have to pay a variety of fees in Vietnam, explaining the high cost of their services.

US producers seek to block Chinese aluminum shipped via Vietnam

The Chinese company was accused of evading U.S. duties by shipping aluminum via Vietnam. 
January 10, 2018 | 12:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese steel makers in battle against steep US import duties

The U.S. claims Chinese steel is being processed or shipped through Vietnam to avoid heavy taxes.
December 22, 2017 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

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.
October 13, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

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.
September 18, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

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