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Vietnam’s mooncakes shipped abroad for traditional festival

A large volume of Vietnamese mooncakes will be shipped to foreign markets in the next few weeks as the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival is on the horizon.                                         A sophisticatedly designed box of mooncakes (Photo: Metropole Hanoi) Mondelez Kinh Do, an affiliate of Mondelez International, announced ...

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Six-month export figures paint bright annual picture

In the first half of 2018, Vietnam’s total export turnover reached an estimated US$113.93 billion, an increase of 16 percent compared to a year ago, setting the stage for strong annual growth. High growth in key exports According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, exports of the domestic sector in the period reached US$33.07 billion, increasing 19.9 percent from the corresponding period last ...

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Activities to promote Dak Nong’s specialty avocados

Dak Nong will organize a program on July 18-23 to promote avocados, a specialty fruit of the Central Highlands province. Dak Nong avocados on display at the press conference on July 12 - Photo: VNA Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh said on July 12 that this will be the first of its kind, themed “Dak Nong: Ripe Avocado ...

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Opportunities for Vietnam to boost timber exports to Australia

Vietnamese timber exporters have plenty of opportunities to increase their shipments to Australia thanks to a trade agreement, a strong demand and a favorable geographical location. Vietnam exported US$66.7 million worth of timber and timber products in the first five months of 2018 According to the General Department of Customs, Australia is currently one of Vietnam’s ten largest importers of wood and timber products, ...

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Bright prospect predicted for agricultural products’ export

Good prospect is forecast in the export of several agricultural products, including rice, in the rest of the year as demand in importing markets has shown optimistic signs, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). Photo: vneconomy The ministry predicted that domestic rice prices will continue to stay high until the end of June 2018, buoyed by hope for resuming exports ...

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Experts brainstorm to ensure sustainable exports

Trade promotion programs helped Vietnam cross the US$200 billion mark for the first time in the export of goods and commodities, according to 2017 data presented by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) at an April 24 forum in Hanoi on export promotion. The US$214 billion exports reflected a growth of 21.2 percent compared to 2016.  Vietnam Export Promotion Forum 2018 in Hanoi on April 24 VIETRADE ...

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Vietnam dominates Canada’s shrimp market

Vietnam’s shrimp export value to Canada reached US$27.7 million by March 2018, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).                       Consumers in Canada increasingly prefer processed seafood, especially processed and frozen shrimps, due to their high usability. Shrimp dishes are increasingly becoming popular in restaurants ...

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Vietnam’s pangasius exports to China see strong growth

Revenues from exports of Vietnamese pangasius to China during the first four months of 2018 soared by 43% over the same period of last year to US$145 million, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).     China is now the largest importer of Vietnamese pangasius This figure means that China has overtaken the United States as the largest importer of ...

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Tea Industry Fears Export Price Squeeze

Although Vietnamese tea has been exported to more than 100 countries in the world, its export prices are always only as much as 60 - 70 per cent of the world price. There are many reasons for this reality and low quality, chemical residue and poor hygiene in processing are among the most pressing issues. Dr Nguyen Quoc Thinh, a branding specialist, said, Vietnam ...

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The secret to sustainable Vietnamese exports

Vietnamese brands are positioning themselves in the global market, and economists believe this will pave the way for the domestic business community to expand sustainable exports under Vietnamese brands.  Market research, branding One firm that appears to have cracked the code of penetrating foreign markets is the Secoin Building Material Corporation that exports its handmade tiles to 60 countries and territories. With 30 years ...

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