Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members Business

Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Tra fish export continues downward trend Business

Tra fish export continues downward trend

The export value of tra fish in July continued to drop for the fifth consecutive month, down 12.7 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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.
Seafood exports to China on the mend Business

Seafood exports to China on the mend

Vietnam’s seafood exports to China are expected to rise in the second half of this year to reach the 1.2 billion USD target for the whole of this year as China’s seafood demand is on the rise, and the escalating US-China trade tension is likely to create as an opportunity for Vietnamese exporters to increase their market share in China.
Japanese firm to build spice plant in Can Tho next year Business

Japanese firm to build spice plant in Can Tho next year

Japan’s Takesho Food & Ingredients Inc plans to build a plant in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho by early 2020 to process shrimp heads and shells into materials for aquaculture and food processing after successful pilot cooperation with the Can Tho University (CTU), according to the company’s leader.