Measures put in place to bolster agricultural product exports Business

Measures put in place to bolster agricultural product exports

As the production and consumption of agricultural products may face certain difficulties from COVID-19, particularly near the harvest season, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked relevant agencies to keep a close watch on the situation and offer timely support to farmers and exporters.
Raw cashew nut imports rocket in first four months Business

Raw cashew nut imports rocket in first four months

Vietnam imported nearly 1.2 million tonnes of raw cashew nuts worth 1.9 billion USD in the first four months of this year, increases of 300 percent and 323.5 percent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office.
FTA providing impetus for Vietnam - Chile trade Business

FTA providing impetus for Vietnam - Chile trade

Despite there being no commitments on services and investment in the Vietnam - Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the pact has nonetheless been a boost to trade and economic ties between the two countries.
Austrian firms expect opportunities from Vietnam Business

Austrian firms expect opportunities from Vietnam

The portal of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber has run an article hailing Vietnam’s consistent, drastic and effective measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that the Vietnamese market remains attractive to Austrian firms.
Fruit exports to the US thrive Business

Fruit exports to the US thrive

Vietnam’s fruit exports reached about 1 billion USD in the first quarter of this year, up 10 percent compared to the same period last year. Of the figure, exports to the US - Vietnam’s 4cond-largest fruit and vegetable market - accounted for 30 percent. The market’s potential is expected to grow in the time to come.
Firms to get help to expand rice export markets Business

Firms to get help to expand rice export markets

In order to take advantage of FTAs ​​and increase the Vietnamese rice export market share at more competitive prices, the Ministry of Industry and Trade will continue to coordinate with ministries, branches and the Vietnam Food Association to help businesses effectively implement the deals and make the most of markets such as the Republic of Korea and the EU.
Malaysian business circle urges gov’t to expedite ratification of RCEP, CPTPP World

Malaysian business circle urges gov’t to expedite ratification of RCEP, CPTPP

The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has urged the government of Malaysia to expedite the ratification process for the two major free trade agreements (FTAs) — the Regional Comprehensive Partnership Agreement (RCEP) and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) — soon to help local manufacturers or exporters to recover faster during the post-pandemic era.