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Local exporters penetrate French market

France is a potential market from which Vietnamese enterprises claim to have achieved an annual growth rate of nearly 40% in export revenue. One reason for the growing purchase of Vietnamese products is that they are sold at lower prices than those made in France, such as household appliances, garments, …

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Vietnam resumes fruit export to EU

Vietnam will grant quarantine certificates to its fresh fruit and vegetable as of June 30, making them eligible for export to the European Union (EU) after over 12 months of temporary halt. Nguyen Van Nga, Head of the Zone 2 Plant Quarantine Sub-Department of the Plant Protection Department under the …

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Clothing exports surge by 28 percent

Export revenue of textiles and garments surged 28.4 percent to US$ 1.05 billion in the first month of the year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The ministry also reported that production of woven fabrics made from synthetic and artificial fibers reached 81.8 million square metres, a 12.9 …

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Preferential tariffs – a boon for exporters

Vietnam should take advantage of free trade agreements (FTAs) signed with foreign countries to achieve its set target of 10-percent export growth in 2013. The suggestion was made by Pham Van Chinh, Head of the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). He said preferential tariffs offered …

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Prospects for Vietnam-Portugal trade cooperation

Vietnam and Portugal show great potential for boosting cooperation and lifting two-way trade turnover to a new level, says Portuguese ambassador to Vietnam Jorge Torres-Pereira. According to Tran Kim Chung, Portugal’s Honorary Consul General in Vietnam, who is also President of CT Group, export turnover in 2012 between the two …

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Telephone and component exports to EU hit US$5bil

Vietnam’s telephone and component exports to the EU have continued to grow, worth an estimated US$5 billion this year. The information was unveiled at a seminar in HCM City on December 6 to discuss cooperative opportunities in trade and investment between Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Nguyen Duc …

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Workshop discusses Vietnam-EU prospects

A workshop was held in Hanoi on November 29 to help businesses keep abreast of Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2013 and future challenges when a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU is signed. Doan Duy Khuong, Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), noted …

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