Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions Business

Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions

Sectors which have seen high growth in the past few years such as wooden furniture, garments and textiles, seafood and steel are being placed under special supervision by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to avoid having high tariffs and trade sanctions imposed by other nations.
Cambodia to sue EU over rice tariff World

Cambodia to sue EU over rice tariff

Cambodia has announced that it will file a lawsuit against the EU to the European court after Brussels applied high tariffs on rice exported from the Southeast Asian country.
Vietnamese firms urged to study CPTPP rules Business

Vietnamese firms urged to study CPTPP rules

Vietnamese companies must know how to take advantage of and mitigate the adverse impacts of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a seminar heard on February 27.
Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina Health

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Vietnam wants to learn from Argentina’s experience in campaigns to prevent harm from tobacco, alcohol and non-contagious diseases, as well as in providing initial healthcare and improving public health, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
VN firms seek markets for tra fish Business

VN firms seek markets for tra fish

Many Vietnamese exporters are seeking new markets for tra fish as they face high tariffs in the United States, long one of the biggest consumers of Vietnamese tra fish.
Anti-dollarisation efforts face challenges Business

Anti-dollarisation efforts face challenges

The State Bank of Vietnam’s anti-dollarisation efforts have managed to keep the dong-dollar exchange rate fairly steady for a long time, thus helping stabilise the monetary market.
Tuna exports to EU soar in October Business

Tuna exports to EU soar in October

Export revenue of Vietnamese tuna to the European Union (EU) in October almost doubled compared to the same period last year, hitting 14 million USD, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP)
Vietnam’s tuna exports up slightly Business

Vietnam’s tuna exports up slightly

Tuna exports increased by 0.9 percent in the first seven month of the year to reach more than 266 million USD, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (Vasep).
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Philippines to keep rice import restrictions until 2017

The Philippines, one of the world’s biggest rice buyers, expects to keep import restrictions in place until 2017 after winning international support to maintain the curbs, said Agriculture Secretary Processo J. Alcala on June 23.