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Plastics exports rises strongly in 2012

The plastic industry last year posted a year-on-year growth of over 42.2 % in export with total revenue of US$1.98 billion, the Vietnam Plastics Association (VPA) reports. At a review meeting of the industry in HCMC on Tuesday, VPA reported that export value of plastic products is estimated at some …

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Vietnam aims for US$126 billion export turnover in 2013

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) set a target of reaching a total export turnover of US$126.1 billion in 2013, up 10% compared to 2012 despite current domestic and global economic difficulties. According to the MoIT, the group of agricultural and aquatic products has many advantages and competitiveness in …

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Rice export to reach highest ever level

Vietnam’s rice export will reach at least 7.65 million tonnes this year, the highest ever volume, said the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Dec. 4. According to VFA, in the first 11 months of 2012, Vietnam shipped 7.1 million tonnes of rice, …

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Food exporters must have contact in U.S.

Besides the required registration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) again, local foodstuff exporters targeting the U.S. market are also required to maintain contact stateside on a 24/7 basis to be allowed to export products to the foreign nation from early next year, an official said. Do Tuan …

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Exports struggle to pick up price of pepper

The export price for Vietnamese pepper fell by 13.8 per cent in August to US$6,500 per tonne against July, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Nguyen Viet Chien, director of the ministry’s Information and Statistics Centre, said the reduction in the export pepper price was due to high …

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Value of tuna exports rises dramatically

The value of tuna exports since the beginning of the year has reached 343.4 million USD, a yearly increase of 48.2 percent. In July, the value was 57.4 million USD, up 126.8 percent over the same period last year. According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the US is Vietnam ’s leading tuna importer. In the first half of July, the US’ imports of …

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Complicated procedures cause difficulties for exporters

Complicated procedures cause difficulties for exporters

Complicated administrative procedures have brought difficulties for Vietnamese exporters, limiting their competitiveness. Many local companies have said that they are facing challenges, such as shrimp companies who have had their products sent back due to not meeting export standards of that country. Customs agencies still required them to pay taxes …

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Breakthrough in the export of agricultural products

Breakthrough in the export of agricultural products

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is working out a processing industry development strategy to increase the added value of agricultural products from 50 percent at present to 70 percent by 2020. Despite achieving annual export earnings of US$25 billion, most of Vietnamese farm products are coarsely processed …

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