Vietnam’s exports to Japan increase rapidly in Q1 Business

Vietnam’s exports to Japan increase rapidly in Q1

The elimination of many tariff lines for goods under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has helped Vietnam’s exports to Japan increase sharply in the first quarter of 2019, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam’s tea exports edge up 15.4 percent in Q1 Business

Vietnam’s tea exports edge up 15.4 percent in Q1

Vietnam exported 26,000 tonnes of tea in the first quarter of 2019, earning turnover of 45 million USD, up 2.1 percent in volume and 15.4 percent in value year on year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) has announced.
Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1 Business

Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1

Fruit and vegetable export turnover experienced a year on year fall of 9.3 percent to 879 million USD in the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
Steel exports edge up 5.8 percent in Q1 Business

Steel exports edge up 5.8 percent in Q1

Vietnam’s total steel export value in the first quarter this year rose 5.8 percent year-on-year to 744 million USD, the General Department of Vietnam Customs said on March 27.
Customs authorities to stop accepting cash Business

Customs authorities to stop accepting cash

Payments of import-export taxes and fees to customs authorities must all be conducted via cashless payment methods or through credit institutions from the beginning of April, according to a requirement recently issued by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Auto imports in January 46 times higher than last year Business

Auto imports in January 46 times higher than last year

Vietnam imported nearly 11,700 cars worth more than 273 million USD in the first month of 2019, marking the fifth consecutive month with a volume of at least 10,000 units, according to statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Non-wood furniture exports on the rise Business

Non-wood furniture exports on the rise

Vietnam is current the top exporter of wood and furniture in Southeast Asia, the second biggest in Asia and the fifth in the world, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.