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US tops H1 chicken exports to Vietnam

The U.S. was the largest exporter of chicken to Vietnam in the first half of this year, at around 62,400 tons or over $48.6 million.

Vietnam grapples with trade probes as protectionism increases

Seven investigations have been launched Jan-July at the behest of foreign producers claiming unfair competition from Vietnamese goods.

Vietnam’s H1 imports from the US rise 19 pct

Vietnam’s imports from the U.S. rose 19 percent year-on-year to $6.9 billion in the first half of the year, autos and fruits leading the way.
August 06, 2019 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Thailand, Indonesia dominate Vietnam's car imports

Thailand and Indonesia hold the lion's share of Vietnam's car imports amidst challenges as the country seeks to prioritize local manufacturing.
July 26, 2019 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam to import more electricity from Laos, China

Vietnam plans to import electricity to overcome the imminent electricity shortage caused by delays in building new power plants.
July 18, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Pork imports skyrocket as African swine fever continues to spread

The African swine fever epidemic has caused a spike in pork imports and authorities are calling for stockpiling the meat.
June 14, 2019 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Prime Minister sets ambitious target in plastic waste fight

Vietnam should strive for zero disposable plastic use in urban stores, markets and supermarkets by 2021, the PM says.
June 09, 2019 | 09:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam prepared for different trade war scenarios: deputy PM

Vietnam has envisaged different scenarios for the ongoing U.S-China trade war and prepared methodic responses, the government says.
June 06, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Fruit, veggie imports see 46 pct Jan-May spike

Vietnam imported $878 million worth of fruits and vegetables in the first five months of 2019, up 46 percent year-on-year.
June 06, 2019 | 10:30 am GMT+7

China scraps tariffs on 33 Vietnamese seafood items

China has lifted import tariffs on 33 seafood products from Vietnam, including many of the latter’s strongest export items.
May 23, 2019 | 12:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese exporters struggle to compete in Russia

Vietnamese exports to Russia only grew by 8 percent last year compared to 35 percent the previous year, a Russian official said. 
May 09, 2019 | 01:21 pm GMT+7

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks

Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday by saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.
May 06, 2019 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam sees $700 million trade deficit in April

A sharp increase in imports dragged April’s balance of trade down to $700 million deficit from a $1.63 billion surplus in March.
May 03, 2019 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Japan among biggest sellers of plastic waste to Vietnam

The biggest exporters of plastic recyclable waste to Vietnam are Japan, Hong Kong and Thailand, according to environmental organization Greenpeace.
April 25, 2019 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam bans import of machinery more than 10 years old

New rules and conditions will make it much more difficult to import old machinery and equipment into Vietnam.
April 24, 2019 | 02:54 pm GMT+7
 
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