Apparel industry needs redesign Business

Apparel industry needs redesign

The Vietnam textile and garment sector must make fundamental changes to develop sustainably as part of the global textile and garment chain, agreed participants in a conference in the southern province of Tien Giang on June 7.

Bright outlook for trade ties with Brazil

Vietnam’s exports to Brazil had a higher growth rate than other Asian countries in the first four months of the year, reports Thoi bao kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times).

Rising exports help boost trade surplus

Vietnam achieved a significant trade surplus in the period from January 1 to February 15, according to figures from the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of nearly 1.4 billion USD in the period, including a surplus of 774.6 million USD attained in January, and 614.4 million USD in the first half of February.
Clothing exports surge by 28 percent Business

Clothing exports surge by 28 percent

Export revenue of textiles and garments surged 28.4 percent to 1.05 billion USD in the first month of the year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Garment company aims for higher growth

Viet Tien Garment Joint Stock Corporation has freshly put into use a fashion design centre covering 18,000 sq. m in Ho Chi Minh City as part of efforts to make a growth rate of 15 percent in 2013.

State Audit to screen 143 companies in 2013

The State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) will audit 143 companies and agencies belonging to 16 ministries, 34 provinces and cities, 25 investment projects and five national target programmes in 2013.

Nation swings to trade deficit in October

With a trade deficit in October alone of nearly 500 million USD, the nation swung to an overall deficit in the first ten months of this year of 357 million USD – erasing a trade surplus of 143 million USD as of late September, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam’s exports to Africa, Asia up

Vietnam's trade value with Africa-West-South Asia markets reached 9.85 billion USD over the first eight months of this year, according to the General Department of Customs.

‘Target Ukraine' exporters told

Enterprises should pay more attention to Ukraine to increase trade and investment between the two countries, according to Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Businesses look to e-commerce to boost trade

E-commerce is expected to help Vietnam meet its export turnover target of more than 110 billion USD this year, according to an official with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Vo Tan Thanh, director of the chamber's Ho Chi Minh City branch, said e-commerce is considered the best option for import-export companies in terms of time and pricing power.

VN, Latin America cement economic ties

A seminar on the business and investment environment in Vietnam and Latin America took place in Hanoi on July 5, as part of the ministerial level forum between the two sides.

Vietnam -Latin America chase trade

Businesses in southern provinces are urged to attend a ministerial level forum on trade and investment between Vietnam and Latin America to be held in Hanoi early next month.