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Cai Lan port loads first shipments in Lunar New Year

Cai Lan port in northern Quang Ninh province loaded its batches of cargo onto two ships on February 19 (the fourth day of the Year of the Dog), the first shipments in the Lunar New Year.                           MG Hammond freighter (from Panama) docked at Cai Lan port MG Hammond freighter (from Panama) ...

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Over 1,500 tonnes of dragon fruits shipped to China via Lao Cai border gate

Up to 1,560 tonnes of dragon fruits underwent customs clearance for export to China via the Lao Cai international border gate on February 17-18 (the second and third day of the Lunar New Year). Over 1,500 tonnes of dragon fruits shipped to China via Lao Cai border gate Nguyen Quyet Chien, head of the Lao Cai international border gate customs office, said Anh Loc, ...

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Coffee exports target doubling to US$6 billion

Vietnam is the world’s second-largest producer and exporter of coffee beans, after Brazil. To maintain this position and increase the added value of the coffee sector, simultaneous measures must be taken to raise yields and improve coffee product quality.  Exports top US$3 billion According to the Vietnam Industry and Trade Information Center under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam exported 140,000 tonnes of ...

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MELODY LOGISTICS HOLIDAY NOTICE – LUNAR NEW YEAR 2018

Melody Logistics Would like to advise Customers and Agents that we will close for the Lunar New Year holiday from Wednesday, 14 February 2018 to Tuesday, 20 February 2018.  We re-open for business on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. We wish you and family a prosperous and happy new year.

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Export of agricultural and aqua-cultural products: Agriculture expects the support from Industry and Trade sector

Targeting the export of agricultural, forestry and fishery products to reach USD 40 billion in 2018, apart from its own efforts, the Agriculture sector expects close cooperation from the Industry and Trade sector, especially in the field of neutralizing market barriers. Export seafood is typical commodity that has encountered many barriers in large markets. Picture: Nguyen Thanh. Organizing drastically by the chain In 2017, ...

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The seafood exporters improve the quality of export

The Vietnam seafood export target of 2018 has been identified to overcome the milestone of US$ 8.5 billion, towards US$ 9 billion. The seafood exporters are focusing on improving the quality of export products to achieve this goal. Tuna processing for export. Picture: Thu Hoa. Quality is top priority According to Mr.Truong Dinh Hoe, General Secretary of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and ...

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Vietnam's exports to US face tough time ahead

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to check goods exported to the US to ensure the credibility and reputation for Vietnam products and exporters’ benefits in Vietnam’s largest export market.                                             The PM emphasized that special ...

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Cashew industry lowers export goal

Vietnam’s cashew industry has targeted 300,000 tonnes of cashew exports at a value of US$3 billion this year, a year-on-year reduction of 50,000 tonnes in volume and US$500 million in value, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas).                 Workers process cashews. Vietnam’s cashew industry has set a lower export target this year - Photo: VNA Explaining ...

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Vietnam posts trade deficit of US$300 million in January

Vietnam’s trade gap for the first month of 2018 was estimated at US$300 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).              Data released on January 29 showed exports rose by 33.1 pct to US$19 billion in January, while imports surged by 47.4 pct to US$19.3 billion as a result of greater demand for manufacturing input and consumer goods ...

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Rosy outlook for Vietnam’s garment trade

2018 looks promising for Vietnam’s garment-textile industry, with exports forecasted to fetch US$33.5- US$34 billion, up 10% year-on-year. 2018 looks promising for Vietnam’s garment-textile industry - Credit: VNA Chairman of Hung Yen Garment Company (HUGACO) Nguyen Xuan Duong said he believes the achievements recorded in 2017, thorough preparations of businesses, and the Government’s plan on support industry development will support the industry to achieve ...

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