Import-export tariffs slashed under CPTPP Business

Import-export tariffs slashed under CPTPP

Tariffs on imported products including fruit and frozen foods from six member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will be reduced to zero backdated to January 14 this year to 2022.
Supermarkets develop own brands Business

Supermarkets develop own brands

From the many cooking oils on a shelf at Co.opmart Dinh Tien Hoang supermarket, Nguyen Thanh Truc of District 1 has picked 2l bottles of Co.opmart soya cooking oil.
Customers line up for Tet gift hampers Business

Customers line up for Tet gift hampers

With just three weeks to go for Tet, the market for gift hampers has heated up with supermarkets, markets and shops offering a range of them to cater to both business and individual customers.
Hanoi tightens food safety management Society

Hanoi tightens food safety management

Hanoi’s Department of Industry and Trade plans to enhance food safety management and inspections in 2016, focusing on inspections in wet markets and food trading in the city.
Food, beverage markets thrive Business

Food, beverage markets thrive

The food and beverage sectors have enormous potential for development with a stable annual growth rate of 7-8 percent, according to the Vietnam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association (VBA).

Italian companies to invest in Thailand

The Department of International Trade Promotion, or DITP, has revealed that a number of Italian-based companies are interested in investing in Thailand’s food and auto-part industries, given Thailand is a door to other ASEAN countries.
Thailand enjoys Vietnamese squid and octopus Business

Thailand enjoys Vietnamese squid and octopus

The total exports of squid and octopus to Thailand in the first three months of 2012 reached 5 million USD, an increase of 15 percent over the same period last year and is likely to keep growing through the year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Italian food producers seek partners in Vietnam

As many as 18 Italian food and beverage producers are on a visit to Ho Chi Minh City to explore the possibility of entering Vietnam’s consumer market where they see a high potential for growth.