Total export value hits US$160.24 billion this year

Total export value hits US$160.24 billion this year

The latest preliminary statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed that the total import-export value of Vietnamese goods in the first half of August this year reached US$23.66 billion, down 7.2 percent, or $1.85 billion, compared to the results in the second half of July this year. 
Workers are making clothes for export at a company in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Difficulties need to be resolved for enterprises to export to EU smoothly

In the past six months, due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, export turnover of many key commodities has declined, and enterprises have encountered several difficulties. Ministries and provinces have implemented many solutions to find out the market for products, especially, they have adopted the application of electronic transactions into operation to reduce the risk of interrupting commercial transactions for enterprises.
Enterprises call for help to re-export black pepper stuck in Nepal

Enterprises call for help to re-export black pepper stuck in Nepal

For having not opened letters of credit, 58 containers of black pepper of 13 Vietnamese enterprises exported to Nepal are stuck at ports in this country. Because their goods could not either be exported or re-exported, enterprises are asking the Prime Minister for help.
HCMC ready to import pork in case of scarcity

HCMC ready to import pork in case of scarcity

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Industry and Trade has recently required relevant divisions to effectively manage the domestic pork supplying sources and announced that pork will be imported when necessary in order to ensure demand of the market.
Vietnamese rice exporters look for new markets

Vietnamese rice exporters look for new markets

In the first half of this year, China, Indonesia and Bangladesh – three major rice importing markets of Vietnam – reduced rice imports. Experts concerned that this situation might last until the end of this year, muting export of rice of three largest rice exporters, consisting of India, Thailand and Vietnam.
Vietnam, Taiwan (China) promote cooperation in textile industry

Vietnam, Taiwan (China) promote cooperation in textile industry

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Ho Chi Minh City Branch on July 2 collaborated with the Chinese National Federation of Industries to organize the Vietnam – Taiwan Industrial Collaboration Forum to connect leading enterprises in the fields of textile, light industry, automation, smart city and other applications.
Several domestic automakers offer discounts

Several domestic automakers offer discounts

Figures by the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed that automobile businesses in Vietnam have spent nearly US$1.56 billion to import 70,918 units of cars by mid-June.
Trade deficit from China rises 45.9 percent

Trade deficit from China rises 45.9 percent

Vietnam saw a trade deficit of US$1.3 billion in May this year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam's report on the trade balance of goods.
Several products exported to Japan see slumps in turnover

Several products exported to Japan see slumps in turnover

According to the Asia-Africa Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in the first quarter of this year, although export turnover of Vietnam to Japan’s market rose 6.7 percent compared to the same period last year, some key export products have seen sharp declines.