industry and trade
Vietnam moves closer to US$148 bln export goal

02:35 11/10/2014

Vietnam raked in US$109.63 billion from exports in January-September, moving closer to its goal of US$148 billion which is up around 12% year-on-year and 10 percent against the National Assembly's target.

Local exporters pin high hope on new markets

16:54 10/10/2014

By the end of September 2014, Vietnam's exports saw a 14.2% increase to US$109.63 billion in revenue, including US$36.

Vietnam seeks foothold in Singapore agro-fisheries market

13:26 10/10/2014

Vietnamese agriculture, forestry and seafood products have barely scratched the surface of the Singaporean market said Le An Hai, Deputy Head of the Asia-Pacific Market Department, at a trade exchange in Singapore on October 9.

Vietnam seeks solutions to polluting paper factories

23:38 09/10/2014

More than 90 percent of paper factories in Vietnam operate with substandard waste water treatment systems or have no such system, creating pollution in localities where they are located.

Oil giants race to invest in Vietnam

23:37 09/10/2014

Although Vietnam initially decided to build only three oil refineries, two are about to be built and others are under construction, while several more are awaiting licenses.

HCM City struggles to combat smuggling

15:11 08/10/2014

Smuggling, copyright piracy and other commercial offences are continuing despite their best efforts, HCM City authorities told Deputy Primer Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday.

Managers' salaries at state-owned companies vary greatly

10:14 08/10/2014

The monthly salaries of managers at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are much higher than other state civil servants.

EU warns Vietnam fruit and vegetable growers

14:37 07/10/2014

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) has issued a warning to Vietnam fruit and vegetable growers, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)'s European Market Department announced on...

Enhancing Vietnamese capacity for global trade

14:13 06/10/2014

Vietnamese companies have encountered difficulties piercing foreign markets due to lack of managerial skills and failure to carefully evaluate the market risks, said Dr.

GDC's customs-clearance estimate conflicts with World Bank figure

17:21 05/10/2014

An average of 115 hours for imports and 11 hours for exports is needed to clear customs, according to a report from the General Department of Customs (GDC) on the customs clearance reform program.


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