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Can Tho’s five-month exports fall by 14 percent

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho exported nearly 392 million USD worth of commodities in the first five months of 2014, down 14 percent from a year earlier, according to Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade, Nguyen Minh Toai.
Business

US lowers tra fish anti-dumping duties

The US Department of Commerce on March 31 announced its final decision on the ninth results of its administrative review (POR9) for anti-dumping duties on tra fish fillets imported from Vietnam, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has said.
World

Malaysia investigates tinplates imported from China, RoK

The Malaysian government has decided to initiate an investigation on imports of electrolytic tinplates originating in or exported from China and the Republic of Korea , according to the International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI).
Business

Tra fish industry restructured

Reducing output to a level suitable for export demand is an important measure in the ongoing restructuring of the tra fish industry, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has argued.
VASEP opposes US tra fish anti-dumping decision Business

VASEP opposes US tra fish anti-dumping decision

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has voiced its objection to the anti-dumping tax rates on imported Vietnamese tra fish imposed by the preliminary decision of the US Department of Commerce (DOC) after the ninth administrative review (POR9).
Business

Anti-dumping probe on stainless imports

Viet Nam would conduct an anti-dumping investigation on imported cold-rolled stainless steel from mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Taiwan.

The decision was announced by the Viet Nam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The decision, realised by directive No.4460/QD-BCT signed by deputy minister Tran Quoc Khanh earlier this week, came after a complaint by two local steel makers, POSCO VST Co Ltd and Hoa Binh Inox Joint Stock Company.
Business

Trade deficit increases sharply

Vietnam’s trade deficit in May increased to a record 1.2 billion USD, raising the total trade deficit figure in the first five months of this year to 1.9 billion USD.

It is the third consecutive month the country has seen its trade deficit increase, up from 545 million USD in March and 936 million USD in April.
Business

Malaysia imposes anti-dumping tax on VN packaging

Malaysia has levied anti-dumping taxes on Vietnam 's Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film, a kind of polypropylene film used for packaging processed foods, according to the Vietnam Competition Agency (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Business

Tra fish exports to US see 10 percent price hike

The export price of Vietnamese tra fish bound for the US has risen by 0.3-0.4 USD per kilo, 10 percent higher than in mid-March, when the US Department of Commerce levied a new range of anti-dumping duties on the staple.