Imports of automobiles hit $2.4 billion in first four months

Automobile import turnover reached US$2.4 billion, up 95.6 percent, of which imports of completely-built-unit cars from countries in the ASEAN soared 619.3 percent.


4/29/2019 1:49:49 PM

Several toy makers of the US are intending to move their production facilities in China to other markets, including Viet Nam, due to concerns about negative effects from the USChina trade war.

Vietnam bans import of machinery more than 10 years old

4/26/2019 10:57:08 AM

From June 15, the import of used machinery and equipment will only be permitted if the importer plans to use it directly for production in Vietnam.

In any case, the machines must not be more than 10 years old and should have been manufactured to Vietnamese standards or the technical standards of one of the G7 countries or South Korea.

Japan among biggest sellers of plastic waste to Vietnam

4/26/2019 10:54:37 AM

In its latest report it said Vietnam’s waste imports spiked to 100,000 tons per month in mid-2017 before dropping to 7,500 tons in mid-2018, with the main exporters being the U.S., Japan, Germany, and the U.K.

Chinese firms keen on Vietnam market

4/26/2019 10:04:26 AM

HANOI – Leading Chinese firms, at a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Beijing today, April 25, expressed their interest in the Vietnamese market, specifically in the infrastructure, energy, technology, telecom and finance-banking sectors.

Spanish promote beef in Vietnamese market

4/24/2019 12:10:06 PM

The Vietnamese market is now a preferred destination for Spanish beef producers and exporters thanks to its high potential for growth due to strong consumption and a demand for high-quality products.

Ministry initiates anti-dumping investigation on imported fibreboard

4/24/2019 11:31:19 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has launched an anti-dumping investigation into industrial medium density fibreboard (MDF) imported from Thailand and Malaysia.

Cashew processors face difficulties with raw material imports

4/24/2019 11:14:04 AM

Domestic cashew processing enterprises have been facing difficulties due to a new regulation that requires additional checks on raw materials imported from African ports.

Đặng Hoàng Giang, vice president and general secretary of the Việt Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas), said: "The domestic industry is facing difficulties this year, and new regulations has pushed up production costs."

Chilli Sauce not Included in the List of Customs Import and Export Statistics

4/11/2019 11:01:11 AM

Currently, export statistics periodically announced by the General Department of Vietnam Customs (in the first half, second half and the whole month) have not included figures for chilli sauce.

Vietnam to end plastic scrap imports from 2025

4/10/2019 11:38:15 AM

Vietnam will not import plastic scrap from 2025 and will deal with the scrap consignments stuck at ports, the government has said.
It has ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to work with other government bodies to eliminate unnecessary procedures which are delaying their delivery.

Việt Nam Spent $570M Importing Pharmaceuticals in Q1

4/9/2019 12:20:40 PM

Việt Nam spent more than US$570 million on importing pharmaceuticals in the first quarter of this year, marking a year-on-year increase of 16.7 per cent, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Customs.