MoIT seeks ways to boost coffee exports Business

MoIT seeks ways to boost coffee exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said that improving product quality and brand development are key for coffee export growth as coffee exports dropped in both volume and turnover in the first nine months of this year.
Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border Business

Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border

Local authorities on both sides of the Vietnam -China border have agreed to work extra hours to allow more Vietnamese agricultural goods to cross the border into China, said Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of border province Lang Son's People Committee.
Agro-forestry-fishery export earns 26.6 billion USD in 8 months Business

Agro-forestry-fishery export earns 26.6 billion USD in 8 months

The agro-forestry-fishery sector raked in an estimate 3.64 billion USD from exports in August, raising the total value in the first eight months of the year to 26.6 billion USD, up 1.6 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Shrimp exports recover in July Business

Shrimp exports recover in July

Vietnam’s export of aquatic products in July showed positive signs with an increase of 9 percent year-on-year, particularly with exports of shrimp and other products rising, except for pangasius.
China's prolonged falling yuan may harm Vietnam's trade Business

China's prolonged falling yuan may harm Vietnam's trade

China’s yuan (renminbi) has remained above the sensitive level of seven to the US currency for the last three days, hinting that trade friction between the US and China is entering a dangerous phase. The escalating tension between the two world powers is predicted to have negative impacts on Vietnam’s trade in the short term.