Import and Export

VN, Thailand in Phillipines rice deal

(Mard - 05/09/2016) Thailand and Việt Nam have won deals to supply a total of 250,000 tonnes of rice to the Philippines after the two countries reduced their selling prices to suit Manila’s budget.

Shrimp export sales expected to recover after difficult 2015

(Mard - 10/5/2016) - Exports of Vietnamese shrimp products are expected to experience a strong recovery in the first half of this year after a slowdown last year.

VN vegetables export value rise

(Mard - 11/04/2016) Viet Nam gained a year on year increase of 41 per cent from export value of vegetable and fruit to US$526 million in the first three months of this year.

VN fruits should reach more foreign markets

(MARD - 13/01/2016) Vietnamese fruit exports had a good year in 2015 with different kinds of fruits successfully penetrating markets.

Agriculture sees lowest growth in five years

(Mard - 5/11/2015) - The agricultural sector is expected to grow 2.21 percent in 2015, a drop of 1.4 percent over 2014 and the lowest rise in five years, said Nguyen Thi Hong, head of the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry’s Planning Department, at a press conference in Hanoi on November 4.

Tilapia fish exports seen rising by 2020

(MARD - 06/10/2015) Tilapia exports are expected to reach US$130-150 million by 2020, according to the Viet Nam Directorate of Fisheries.

VN to export less mollusks to EU as challenges arise

(MARD - 28/08/2015) Vietnamese bivalve mollusk exports to the EU are expected to face more challenges as imports have plummeted and the country faces stiff competition from other exporters, industry insiders heard at a forum this week.

Shrimp exports to UK rise sharply

(MARD - 21/07/2015) Vietnamese shrimp exports to the United Kingdom have registered a strong growth even as shrimp exports to the European Union have been registering a declining trend since early this year.

Agro-forestry and fisheries exports fell 2.8% in the first 6 months

(Mard-01/7/2015) - According to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, agro-forestry - fisheries export value in June is estimated to be 2.6 billion USD, bringing the total export value in the first 6 months to 14.42 billion USD, down 2.8% from the same period of 2014. In particular, the export value of major agricultural commodities is estimated at 6.93 billion USD, falling by 5.7%. Seafood export value is estimated 2.97 billion USD, down 16%. The export value of forest products is estimated at 3.29 billion USD, up 8% compared to the same period of 2014.

Positive signals from timber exports in early 2015

(Mard - 15/6/2015) - According to the General Office of Customs, wood furniture exports in the first five months of 2015 is growing well compared with the same period last year.