Wood exports increase thanks to foreign investment

Wood exports increase thanks to foreign investment

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, for making use well of free trade agreements, in the first ten months of this year, export turnover of Vietnamese wood and wood products to the US posted strong growth compared to the same period last year with export value reaching US$4.2 billion, an increase of 34.5 percent.
Cashew nut exports to China rise by 58 percent

Cashew nut exports to China rise by 58 percent

According to the General Customs of Vietnam, cashew nut exports to China have been increasing strongly in comparison with the same period last year though export turnover of several agricultural products has all declined due to tightened regulations on quality and cross border trade.
Fishermen in Nui Thanh District are unable to sell dried purple-back squids to China as the buyer has changed import method. (Photo: SGGP)

Dried squids unsalable as Chinese traders change buying method

According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Quang Nam Province, fishermen in Nui Thanh District are unable to sell dried purple-back squids to China as the buyer has changed import method from cross-border trade to official import which requires origin traceability.
Firms need to be cautious about exporting to China

Firms need to be cautious about exporting to China

According to the Agency of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Commercial Counselor of Vietnam in China recently has had tip-offs and warnings about possible risks Vietnamese enterprises might encounter when exporting to Chinese market.
ASEAN defence officials at the 12th ADMM(Photo: VNA)

ADMM 12: ASEAN, dialogue partners strengthen defence cooperation

Defence Ministers of the ASEAN bloc and eight dialogues partners (Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the US) have agreed to step up collaboration to counter terrorist threats, and consolidate mutual trust and understanding.