World

Philippines promotes trade with ASEAN countries

The Philippine trade, which for the past 20 years focused on its traditional markets – US, Europe, Japan and China – has now shifted to ASEAN, making it a must for Filipino enterprises to take advantage of the ASEAN trading regime by 2015.
Business

Seafood exports create big profits for Bac Lieu

The southern province of Bac Lieu earned 294 million USD from seafood exports in the first 10 months of this year, a year-on-year rise of eight percent, and equivalent to 83 percent of its planned figure.
Business

Vietnamese rice exporters seek ways to boost sales

Vietnam, one of the world’s leading rice exporters , has lowered bar for its rice export for 2013 to between 7-7.2 million tonnes from the targeted 7.5 million tonnes and is striving to open new markets . The Vietnam Economic News reports.
World

Thailand’s export to Saudi Arabia increases

Thailand’s export to Saudi Arabia has increased 21 percent in the first 4 months of this year, partly due to a backlog of undelivered orders during last year’s flood as well as rising demand.
Business

Industrial exports expected to stall

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has warned of upcoming challenges in finding industrial export contracts due to financial difficulties in key export markets such as the EU and US.
Can Tho city expands cooperation with France Society

Can Tho city expands cooperation with France

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and Nice city of France have signed an agreement on their twin relations during a France working visit by Can Tho senior officials from Sept. 24 to Oct. 2.
Business

Nation's trade deficit roars back in August

The General Statistics Office has estimated that the country had a trade deficit of 800 million USD in August after gaining a trade surplus last month for the first time since 2009.
Wood products industry faces challenges Business

Wood products industry faces challenges

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan urged the Government to boost sustainable development of the domestic wood products industry, with the aim of making it an important economic sector.
Business

Vinacomin hikes coal prices

The Vietnam National Coal, Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) has raised coal prices for products delivered to Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) thermo-electric plants.
Business

Farm exports to reach 16bln USD

The Government has set a goal to attain a combined turnover of 16 billion USD from agricultural, forestry and seafood exports this year, an increase of 700 million USD.