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.
Garbage issue worsens Philippines-Canada relations World

Garbage issue worsens Philippines-Canada relations

Relations between the Philippines and Canada are getting tenser after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on May 22 ordered authorized agencies to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if the country refuses to accept the trash.
New regulations on GSP issued Business

New regulations on GSP issued

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued new regulations on the implementation of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) of the European Union, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.
Gov’t asked to reconsider infected wheat import ban Business

Gov’t asked to reconsider infected wheat import ban

The Government should reconsider its ban on the import of wheat infected with cirsium arvense, a kind of weed, participants told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8, warning it would have an adverse impact on businesses.
Food safety key to finding overseas markets Business

Food safety key to finding overseas markets

Good agricultural practices and food safety certification are the first requirements for agricultural producers who want to export or sell to international retail chains, experts have said.
Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports Business

Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports

Following China’s ban on import of plastic wastes, a lot of them are coming instead to Vietnam, but with consignees failing to claim shipments, the wastes are piling up at ports including those in HCM City.