Update news export markets
Local firms have no other alternative but to opt for higher product quality to ensure sustainable exports to the EU market.
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Brazil's agriculture ministry, police say meat problems not widespread
Brazil's federal police and agriculture ministry said late Tuesday that sanitary and corruption problems found in the nation's meatpacking industry were isolated incidents, an attempt to tamp down a scandal
And they cry alone
VietNamNet Bridge – Pig farm owners these days are grappling with a protracted nightmare, as the live pig price has tumbled below production cost. For many weeks on end, the live pig price has been hovering around VND33,000 a kilo,
VN trade with nearly 30 nations hit $147b in 2015
VietNamNet Bridge – Of more than 200 countries and territories that Viet Nam had trade relations with last year, there were 29 countries that the country had export turnover of more than $1 billion.
Vietnamese exports to face stiff competition
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's exports, especially agro-forestry and fisheries, will face difficulties in 2016 if the country does not drastically restructure the industry, Tran Tuan Anh, deputy minister of Industry and Trade said.
Logistics sector needs support
VietNamNet Bridge – Logistics trading is not provided adequate conditions for development in Viet Nam though it is considered a cash cow sector,
Cordyceps fungus gains wider Vietnam acceptance
VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Hong, 35, cultivates a valuable medicinal herb for sale at competitive prices in the domestic and export markets.
Vietnamese sell fewer litchis than China to the US
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has received permission to export litchis to the US and Australian markets, but exports remain very modest.
Businesses still wait for guidance on litchi exports to US, Australia
VietNamNet Bridge - The US and Australia have announced they are willing to import Vietnamese litchis in large quantities, but businesses must meet strict import requirements.
Vietnam’s exports look to shine for 2015
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s exports massively outperformed its peers for 2014, with a gross domestic product (GDP) growing 5.98% on-year at a time when shipments from many members of ASEAN were falling.
Challenges to Vietnam’s FDI attraction
VietNamNet Bridge – The government is committed to augmenting the country’s attractiveness as a safe and hospitable investment destination with developed infrastructure facilities and a young talented workforce.
Creative youth ignore downturn blues
VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the global economic slowdown, many young entrepreneurs have remained adventurous and found ways to excel, particularly in creating their own products for domestic and export markets.
Businesses fear impact of TPP agreement
VietNamNet Bridge – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is entering its final rounds of negotiation. With such a game changing deal imminent, Vietnamese experts have been considering the impact to be felt by local businesses
Political Headlines December 24
President: Court sector keeps up with judicial reform; PM exhorts trade counsellors to facilitate export growth; South Korea supports Viet Nam youth leadership project
25 export markets enjoy turnovers exceeding US$1bil
VietNamNet Bridge – In 2012, twenty-five out of Vietnam’s 80 export markets recorded a turnover of more than US$1 billion, 17 markets a turnover of more than US$2 billion, and nine markets a turnover exceeding US$3 billion.