RoK emerges as largest importer of Vietnamese squid and octopus (08/03/2024)
Vietnam raked in US$62 million from exporting squid and octopus in January, up 45% year on year, of which the Republic of Korea (RoK) represented the largest export market, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam outpaces India in smartphone exports (08/03/2024)
Prior to 2010, Vietnam and India made up one percent of the global smartphone export market share. In 2022, Vietnam’s market share was 12 percent, while India’s was 14.5 percent.

Vietnam’s rice looks for high value export (08/03/2024)
Vietnam’s rice export has been shifting significantly toward high-quality and speciality products rather than quantity, with an annual stable turnover from 6.2 to 6.3 million tonnes in 2019-23, chairman of Vietnam Food Association Nguyen Ngoc Nam said at the Rice News Convention in the central city on March 6.

Brazil increases imports from Vietnam (07/03/2024)
Brazil’s import turnover of Vietnamese products recorded a year-on-year increase of 42% in February, the South American country’s Ministry of Development, Industry, Trade, and Services announced on March 6.

Digital trade promotion opens opportunities for firms to promote exports (07/03/2024)
Digital trade promotion activities have been consistently advanced and innovated to effectively adjust to new circumstances, supporting businesses in enhancing production, trade and export.

Phone, component exports hit 5.5 billion USD in January (07/03/2024)
Vietnam earned over 5.5 billion USD from exporting phones and components in January, up 50.4% month-on-month.

VN’s seafood exports can reach $9.5 billion in 2024 (07/03/2024)
Việt Nam’s seafood exports can reach the US$9.5 billion milestone in 2024, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Trade ministry issues warnings for steel wire at risk of investigation (06/03/2024)
The Trade Remedies Authority of Việt Nam (TRAV) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has provided early warnings for steel wire originating from Việt Nam which was facing a high risk of being investigated for trade defence measure.

Two-month peppercorn export drops in volume, rises in value (06/03/2024)
Việt Nam exported 35,000 tonnes of peppercorn worth US$143 million in the first two months of 2024, down 12.3% in volume but up 12.9% in value, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Vietnam & US strengthen cooperation in combating illegal timber trade (06/03/2024)
Training gets underway as two sides work to control wood origin and expand export markets.

Big opportunities for VN’s rice exports in 2024 (05/03/2024)
Positive prospects are forecast for Vietnam’s rice export in 2024, with bright signs in both market and price.

Export orders on the rise as factories upgrade to compete (05/03/2024)
Along with more positive demand from global markets, export production at construction sites, factories, and enterprises in Vietnam has been looking up since the Lunar New Year break concluded.

State budget revenue from exports-imports down 2.4% in two months (05/03/2024)
The State budget revenue from export-import activities in the first two months of this year reached VNĐ56.42 trillion (US$2.35 billion), or 15% of the estimate, down 2.4% year on year, reported the General Department of Customs on March 4.

Uruguayan press impressed by Vietnam’s export growth (05/03/2024)
El Popular, the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party of Uruguay, has expressed admiration for Vietnam’s export growth in January, which surged by 42% compared to the same period in 2023.

Deep processing increases agricultural product export value: experts (04/03/2024)
As Vietnam aims for higher export value and new records in export turnover of key agricultural products in 2024, experts have called for greater commitment to deep processing, saying that this approach will not only boost product competitiveness but also create a professional industry chain and exceptional products that bring in higher value.

Durian emerging as ‘golden fruit’ among Việt Nam’s exports (04/03/2024)
Việt Nam is striving to further assert its durian export position and join the billion-dollar export industry with the current advantages in hand, coupled with efforts to better the fruit quality. The country is working hard to tap the potential and expand global reach for the sector.

January phone and accessories exports hit $5.5bln (04/03/2024)
Vietnam remains the world’s second-largest smartphone exporter.

Vietnam’s catfish demand surges in January-February (04/03/2024)
Vietnam experienced a notable increase in demand for catfish across key markets in January and February, in contrast to the subdued performance observed in 2023.

Việt Nam’s shrimp exports expect growth this year (04/03/2024)
The Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) believes that Việt Nam will have an increase of about 10-15 per cent in shrimp exports this year due to recovery in shrimp consumption of some markets.

Businesses start to feel impact of Red Sea shipping crisis (01/03/2024)
The Red Sea shipping crisis may put a squeeze on Vietnam-based businesses as it lingers on with no foreseeable end in sight.