Indian cars flood VN market Business

Indian cars flood VN market

Vietnam imported nearly 4,800 Indian cars in the first quarter of this year, increasing more than threefold compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Customs.
Rice exports in Q2 fall Business

Rice exports in Q2 fall

Rice exporters expected to ship 1.5 million tonnes of grain abroad in the second quarter of this year, 100,000 tonnes less than the previous quarter, said the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
Logistics firms seek growth Business

Logistics firms seek growth

The logistics industry in Vietnam, which is expected to develop strongly in coming years, needs a new legal framework that would address future growth.
Vietnamese firms want clear transport fees Business

Vietnamese firms want clear transport fees

Enterprises appreciated the Ministry of Transport’s work to build a decree to regulate charges of marine transport and port services, said an official from an export association.
Rice exports increase sharply in January Business

Rice exports increase sharply in January

Vietnam exported nearly 315,000 tonnes of rice as of January 28, an increase of 46 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
Export to Mexico hits record high in 10 years Business

Export to Mexico hits record high in 10 years

Vietnam’s export turnover to Mexico reached 1.3 billion USD in the first ten months of 2015, soaring 47.98 percent compared to the same period last year, the highest increase in the past 10 years.
Vietnam’s logistics sector needs support Business

Vietnam’s logistics sector needs support

Logistics trading is not provided adequate conditions for development in Vietnam though it is considered a cash cow sector, Nguyen Cam Tu, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, said.
Moc Chau blanketed in white blossoms Travel

Moc Chau blanketed in white blossoms

It is that time of the year again in Moc Chau Plateau, the northwestern province of Son La, where hills and valleys are dyed in plum blossoms’ white.
Business

Ministries run trial credit insurance programme

A national trial credit insurance programme aiming to cover nearly 3 percent of export turnover by credit insurance by the end 2013, has been launched by the Finance, Industry and Trade Ministries, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the Government Office.

Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha said seven insurers have been selected to carry out the pilot programme including Bao Viet, Bao Minh, PetroVietnam Insurance (PVI), Bao Viet Tokio Marine, QBE, Chartis and the United Insurance Company of Vietnam.
Business

Garment exports surpass 5 billion USD

Total apparel export turnover was estimated to increase by 35.6 percent year-on-year and reach 5.1 billion USD in the first five months of the year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Garment Association.