Export plan looks to wipe out trade deficit by 2020 Business

Export plan looks to wipe out trade deficit by 2020

Vietnam targets average export growth of 11-12 percent a year until 2020 and gradual reduction of imports to wipe out the trade deficit by then and achieve a surplus by 2030, according to its overseas market development plan.
Wood product exports continue to grow Business

Wood product exports continue to grow

The country's wood products exports are expected to again grow by at least 15 percent this year, according to the Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (Hawa).
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Businesses urged to work with Vietnam’s FTA partners

Businesses should enhance their cooperation with partners from countries that have signed free trade agreements (FTA) with Vietnam or join the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement to make use of preferential tariffs, said the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade.
Agro-aquatic industry seeks ways to increase exports Business

Agro-aquatic industry seeks ways to increase exports

Agro and aquatic exports have experienced a slowdown in recent times, suffering from a disparate array of difficulties such as inadequate zoning, lack of production materials, insufficient investment and low added value, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported on June 9.
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High export targets and challenges for Vietnam

Vietnam hopes to achieve export growth of 10 percent this year compared to that of 2013 under the 2014 socio-economic development plan approved by the National Assembly, Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported on February 20.
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Central city’s garments sector gets ready for TPP

Although the output of Da Nang’s textiles and garments companies accounts for only 7 percent of Viet n am’s total, the central city has greatest potential for the future development of this sector , according to a local newspaper.
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Primary tasks of trade counsellors released

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang has stressed five main tasks of Vietnamese trade counsellors and minister-counsellors to develop overseas markets at a meeting with trade counsellors in Hanoi on December 16.
Demand drives seafood exporters towards Brazil Business

Demand drives seafood exporters towards Brazil

Vietnam's seafood businesses planned to promote seafood exports to Brazil to meet the high demand in what was regarded as a stable market, according to the Vietnam Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam-Laos border laws popularised Society

Vietnam-Laos border laws popularised

A training course to disseminate Vietnam-Laos border laws was held in Tam Ky city in the central province of Quang Nam on September 18 for almost 300 village heads of border localities of Quang Nam and Central Highland Kon Tum province.
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Hanoi's key industries still firing

Enterprises making key industrial products in Hanoi expect to achieve their development targets by 2015, which were set under the Hanoi development plan for 2011-2015.
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More exporters turn to e-commerce

Business-to-business e-commerce websites are becoming popular with Vietnamese exporters as they seek to beat the worst effects of the economic meltdown.