Coffee exports to South Africa skyrocketed by 92.62% to US$15.1 million in the first nine months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
With increased shipments of clothing, overall exports to the US rose 1.83% to US$6.51 billion in the first seven months of 2016, according to data from the US Department of Commerce.
PSNews – The 2018 The Rice Trader (TRT) World Rice Conference, one of the world’s premier conferences on the rice trade kicked off on October 10 in Hanoi. The three-day conference drew the participation of about 600 international and domestic delegates.
A surge in exports pushed Vietnam’s trade surplus to 2.85 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, reported the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam is one of the largest coffee producers in the world, earning more than 3 billion USD from the export of coffee bean each year, but the country mainly sells beans as material with low added value.
US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Mary Tarnowka has expressed her wishes to further promote trade with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in the field of agriculture, thereby enabling firms from the Mekong Delta and Can Tho in particular to boost their exports to the US.
Vietnam’s exports of garments and textiles are predicted to reach US$18.5 billion in the second half of the year, bringing the country’s total export turnover to US$35 billion, exceeding the set plan by US$1 billion.
The fishery sector of central Binh Dinh province has employed solutions to prevent local fishermen from violating waters of regional countries, helping deal with the “yellow card” issued by the European Commission (EC), a provincial official has said.
PSNews - From June 15-21, nearly 1,400 completely built-up Thai cars were imported into Vietnam, accounting for 96% of the total of imported cars.
The total value of the country’s imports and exports from the beginning of the year to June 15 is estimated at US$204.72 billion, up 13.2% on the same period last year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Around 200 tons of Luc Ngan lychees will be transported to Thailand through air freight to be sold on Thai retail networks, tripling the volume exported to the market in 2017.
Vietnam’s export earnings from agro-forestry-aquatic products are likely to exceed 40 billion USD this year after reaching 15.6 billion USD in the first five months, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
Vietnam’s fruits and vegetables export has seen impressive growth, bringing home foreign currencies over the past decade.
Goods temporarily imported for re-export can be kept in Vietnam for no more than 60 days from the date of completion of customs formalities, according to a new Government decree.
Vietnam has diverse tropical agricultural products and specialities that can be exported to Australia, said Le Quoc Doanh, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development at a Vietnam-Australia agriculture policy dialogue held in Canberra on May 8.
Vietnam’s mechanical engineering industry is striving to apply advanced technology, produce high-quality products meeting international standards and join the global value chain by 2035.
Vietnam’s total export value was estimated at US$33.62 billion by the end of February, a year-on-year increase of 22.9%, revealed the General Department of Customs.
The cultivation sector aims to earn export revenue of more than $21 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 2.2-2.3 per cent, the Vietnam News Agency reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as saying.
The Embassy of Indonesia in Hanoi and the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association on February 6 hosted a workshop to boost Indonesia - Vietnam cooperation in the coffee sector.
Foreign investors will be given the go-ahead to set up logistics companies in Vietnam, but with conditions on ownership and services, according to Government Decree 163 on logistics services which will come into force on February 20.