Update news imports

In the past eight months, imports of China's agricultural, forestry and fishery products to Vietnam increased by 50.3% over the same period last year.

Export-import growth hits 10-year high

Vietnam witnessed the growth of exports and imports in the first four months of 2021 hitting 10-year record high, data of the General Statistics Office (GSO) shows.

Vietnam’s exports forecast to plunge in Q1

Vietnam’s exports are forecast to plunge in the first quarter of this year due to impacts of the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Vietnam Jan-Oct trade deficit with China hits record high of US$29 billion

The US-China trade war may be behind such a record figure.

Vietnam passenger car import surges 150% in Jan-Oct

This resulted in Vietnam importing an average of 9,230 cars per month and over 300 cars per day, and car imports of nearly US$1.75 billion during the period, up 250% year-on-year.

Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules

China's sudden application of the new C/O (certificate of origin) form E has left lots of goods imported from China stuck at northern Lang Son province's border gates since August 20, according to the Lang Son Customs Department.

Massive imports overpower domestically made products

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam spends big money every year to buy foreign goods and services, including those which could be made or offered domestically.

Used electronics imports continue

 VietNamNet Bridge – The ban on the import of used electronic and refrigerative appliances has failed to stop the practice, and experts warn about its health impacts.

ASEAN car imports enjoy tax break

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese consumers will pay 50 to 60 per cent less tax on cars imported from ASEAN countries beginning January 1.

Rectums and penises back on menu but quality still an issue

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has given its approval to the importing of frozen "white organs" such as rectums, chicken crops and penises.

Cold drink market effervescing

VietNamNet Bridge – The two big guys -- Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have slashed their glass bottled products’ prices. Who would be the victims of their move?

Businesses complain policies “kill 100 to protect 2”

The enterprises which make products from stainless steel, have been put on tenterhooks when hearing about petition for the anti-dumping measures.

MOF says high tariff policy on less-than-9-seater cars to be maintained

Though affirming the downward trend of the import tariff on brand new car imports under the mode of CBU, MOF says it would take very cautious steps in this process to avoid negative impacts on the domestic automobile manufacturing.

Porcelain manufacturers only get petty pieces of 5 trillion dong cake

The total revenue of the Vietnamese household use porcelain market is estimated at 5.6 trillion dong. Meanwhile, domestic manufacturing workshops can hold just 30 percent of the market share.

MOIT’s retail network programming causes worries to domestic retailers

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) said it has fulfilled the commitments of setting a leveling playing field for all players--when drawing up the network of supermarkets and shopping malls by 2020.