Vietnam’s cars imports jumped 6-fold in H1

The Hanoitimes - In June alone, a total of 10,540 cars were imported to Vietnam with value of US$254 million, up 26.5% month-on-month.

Pork imports skyrocket as African swine fever continues to spread

6/15/2019 10:43:20 AM

The African swine fever epidemic has caused a spike in pork imports and authorities are calling for stockpiling the meat.
According to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development statistics, in the first four months of the year imports of pork and pork products rose 6.7 times from the same period last year to $23.58 million.

Vietnam imports 4.91 billion USD worth of mobile phones, components

6/14/2019 10:35:30 AM

Vietnam spent 1.1 billion USD importing mobile phones and spare parts in May, up 36.2 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

US agriculture firm eyes hi-tech expansion in Vietnam

6/7/2019 11:11:07 AM

Its Asia Pacific president Peter Ford said recently that the company plans to use an undisclosed investment to raise awareness of farmers and let them try out new hybrid seeds and new methods, including monitoring farming land with unmanned aircraft, which could increase productivity by 15 percent.

Fruit, veggie imports see 46 pct Jan-May spike

6/6/2019 11:07:07 AM

Vietnam imported $878 million worth of fruits and vegetables in the first five months of 2019, up 46 percent year-on-year.

Imports of automobiles hit $2.4 billion in first four months

4/30/2019 5:26:10 PM

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.