Vietnam reported a trade surplus of 1.9 billion USD in the first five months of this year amid the ongoing complexity for global markets caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The General Department for Market Surveillance has recently set up a working team on e-commerce to deal with the increasing number of trade violations online.
The Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition 2019 (Vietnam Foodexpo 2019) opened at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13, drawing the participation of more than 450 domestic and foreign enterprises from 23 countries and territories worldwide.
Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of 930 million USD with Japan in the first eight months of 2019.
Vietnam gained a trade surplus of 1.59 billion USD in the first half of this year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Customs.