Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA Business

Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA

Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry should improve its supply chain performance to take advantage of the milestone trade deal that the country has signed with the EU and to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, speakers said at a recent international footwear conference.
Measures sought to help SMEs optimise EVFTA Business

Measures sought to help SMEs optimise EVFTA

Vietnamese enterprises, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), should quickly improve product quality and value to consolidate their competitiveness in the European Union market, an online conference on June 5 heard.
Garment exports fall 6.6 percent in four months Business

Garment exports fall 6.6 percent in four months

The total textile and garment export value in the first four months of this year dropped by 6.6 percent year-on-year to 10.64 billion USD, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas).
Vietnam ready to stabilise price of rice, pork Business

Vietnam ready to stabilise price of rice, pork

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked rice traders to strictly maintain a reserve equivalent to at least five percent of their export volume in the six most recent months as well as enhancing efforts of price stabilisation in the domestic market amid ongoing global uncertainties.
Fruit, veggie exports decline in January Business

Fruit, veggie exports decline in January

Vietnam exported over 280 million USD worth of fruit and vegetables in January, a year-on-year decline of 20.6 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Ministry helps enterprises promote production, export amid COVID-19 Business

Ministry helps enterprises promote production, export amid COVID-19

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has recently hosted a meeting to seek solutions to help businesses bolster production and export amid the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) and difficulties caused by the disease.
Vietnam sees rice export growth in January Business

Vietnam sees rice export growth in January

Vietnam exported 560,000 tonnes of rice in January 2020, earning 270.3 million USD, an increase of 12 percent in volume and 39 percent in value month-on-month, according to the General Department of Customs.
Firms urged to prepare for impacts of coronavirus Business

Firms urged to prepare for impacts of coronavirus

The Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade is keeping a close watch on the development of the coronavirus, urging firms to prepare for impacts of the epidemic on exports, especially shipments of agricultural products, to China.