Gasoline prices inch down
Saturday,  Oct 7,2017,23:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Local fuel trading enterprises revised down their retail prices of gasoline on October 5, following a joint decision of the ministries of industry-trade and finance.
Vietnam targets US$8 billion of wood exports in 2017
Saturday,  Oct 7,2017,23:23 (GMT+7)
HANOI – With impressive growth in the first nine months of 2017, Vietnam’s woodworking sector is pinning high hopes on export revenue of US$8 billion from wood and wooden products in 2017, or a 17% year-on-year increase, heard a conference on wood and wooden product export in Hanoi yesterday.
Foreign printing and packaging equipment providers eye Vietnamese market
Saturday,  Oct 7,2017,23:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Foreign providers of machinery and equipment in the packaging and printing industry are increasingly promoting their products to penetrate the Vietnamese market, as seen at the international exhibition Vietnam Print Pack 2017 that kicked off in HCMC on October 5.
Rice export from Can Tho City on the steep rise
Thursday,  Oct 5,2017,17:10 (GMT+7)
CAN THO – Rice export shipments from the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have surged by 22% year on year in the past three quarters to 638,000 tons worth US$262 million, and the tempo is expected to continue as regional demand remains strong, said a trade official.
Printing and packaging expo attracts 300 companies
Wednesday,  Oct 4,2017,19:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Some 300 enterprises will participate in an international exhibition on printing and packaging industries (Vietnam Print Pack 2017) scheduled to kick off in HCMC’s District 7 tomorrow.
Trade deficit with South Korea skyrockets to US$23.3 billion
Monday,  Oct 2,2017,18:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Although Vietnam’s trade deficit has been narrowed in recent months, but trade deficit with South Korea alone in the year to date surged a staggering 57.7% over the same period last year to US$23.3 billion.
Proposed environmental tax hike on fuels rejected
Wednesday,  Sep 27,2017,22:31 (GMT+7)
HANOI – A Ministry of Finance proposal to impose a maximum environmental tax of VND8,000 on a liter of fuel sold has been turned down for now, as the National Assembly (NA) has made it clear that the issue will not be on the agenda of the NA sitting next month.
Vietnam spends heavily on fertilizer, pesticide imports
Wednesday,  Sep 27,2017,17:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Fertilizer and pesticide imports, especially from China, have amounted to nearly US$1.7 billion in the year to September, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said in a report.
Seafood exporters fret over EU yellow card risk
Tuesday,  Sep 26,2017,23:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Seafood exporters are extremely anxious about the risk of receiving a yellow card warning from the European Union (EU) towards Vietnamese products which will lead to costly and time-consuming export procedures, heard a conference on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in HCMC on September 25.
Seafood sector sets low export target for 2020
Tuesday,  Sep 26,2017,18:41 (GMT+7)
CAN THO - The Government has set a modest export revenue target of US$8-9 billion for the seafood industry in 2020, which is seen low as the sector can fetch US$8 billion this year.
Fertilizer dealers required to have qualification certificates
Tuesday,  Sep 26,2017,15:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Government Decree 108 which took effect on September 20 requires fertilizer dealers to have a certificate of qualification.
Trade deficit going down
Monday,  Sep 25,2017,15:43 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s trade deficit in the year to mid-September had substantially narrowed down to a mere US$701 million, equivalent to 0.5% of export revenue, owing to better export performance in recent months, data from the General Department of Vietnam Customs shows.
Russian food exporters seek business opportunities in Vietnam
Friday,  Sep 22,2017,21:40 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Forty Russian food and produce companies are in Vietnam to sound out long-term business prospects.
Rice exporters heavily reliant on Chinese market
Friday,  Sep 22,2017,00:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC – China is now Vietnam’s largest rice importer and the local rice export sector will continue depending on the neighboring market in the coming years.
Fuel prices rise further
Friday,  Sep 22,2017,00:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The retail price of A92 petrol on September 20 increased by VND320 to VND18,110 per liter while fuel traders receive VND110 for every liter sold from the national fuel price stabilization fund.
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