PM urges garment, footwear sectors to build brands, promote supply chain linkages

PM urges garment, footwear sectors to build brands, promote supply chain linkages

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the garment-textile and footwear sectors to promote the building of Vietnamese brands and supply chain linkages, and develop supporting industries during a working session with the sectors’ representatives in Hanoi on November 23.
Vietnam posts 1.9bln USD trade surplus in first five months

Vietnam posts 1.9bln USD trade surplus in first five months

Vietnam reported a trade surplus of 1.9 billion USD in the first five months of this year amid the ongoing complexity for global markets caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam posts positive trade balance with CPTPP

Vietnam posts positive trade balance with CPTPP

Vietnam posted a positive trade surplus of over US$1 billion with ten countries in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) seven months after the trade deal came into effect, according to a report by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The 10 largest export categories in first 11 months of 2018

The 10 largest export categories in first 11 months of 2018

In the first 11 months, Vietnam's exports reached $223.72 billion, up 14.5 per cent on-year, with 10 categories contributing 70 per cent.
Breakthrough reforms needed to keep CPTPP benefits

Breakthrough reforms needed to keep CPTPP benefits

The Ministry of Planning and Investment warned that Vietnam's CPTPP benefits could be heavily reduced without breakthrough reforms.
Inflation cools  down  hot news

Inflation cools down hot news

Vietnam is on red alert regarding the consumer price index, despite industrial production and export gains in January.
FIEs lead on export growth

FIEs lead on export growth

After riding out the economic storm to brighten Vietnam’s export performance in 2012, foreign invested enterprises are expecting more export jackpots for the new year.
Trade deficit offers hope

Trade deficit offers hope

Vietnam’s trade deficit this year is expected to be dramatically lower than the target set early this year owing to the strong performance by foreign-backed companies in Vietnam.
Exports braced to take hit in 2012

Exports braced to take hit in 2012 1

Exports were a surprise good news story for Vietnam’s economy in 2011, but this year looks set to be a whole lot tougher.  
September’s trade gap bigger than estimate: Customs

September’s trade gap bigger than estimate: Customs

The General Customs Department of Vietnam has revised the country’s trade balance for September to a deficit of $1.57 billion, up $570 million from previous estimate.
Nation's trade deficit roars back in August

Nation's trade deficit roars back in August

The General Statistics Office has estimated that the country had a trade deficit of $800 million in August after gaining a trade surplus last month for the first time since 2009.
Export gains to ignite the economy

Export gains to ignite the economy

Vietnam’s export earnings are expected to be fueled by the world’s continued economic rehabilitation.