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Vietnam named in Agility’s top 10 Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2023

Vietnam has been ranked in the top 10 places in the 2023 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index compiled by Agility, one of the world’s top freight forwarding and contract logistics providers.

Vietnam needs large domestic shipping lines

The lack of domestic shipping firms has caused difficulties for export companies.

Higher shipping costs are here to stay despite exporter agony

Container shipping costs in Viet Nam have increased fourfold, even eightfold on certain high-demand routes compared to pre-pandemic levels, the latest logistics report by SSI Research has said.


Fresh port charges hit HCM City’s logistics

Despite strong objections among businesses, Ho Chi Minh City will start collecting infrastructure and service fees at seaports from July 2021, triggering concerns over logistics cost increases.

Seaport companies less affected amid pandemic

Seaport companies still reported positive earnings despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trade upswing pressures local ports

After long expectations, EU businesses now have unprecedented market access to Vietnam’s inland shipping services, which heralds a great deal more competition as well as mounting pressure on the local seaport infrastructure.

Transportation transaction floor should offer more services

Phan Thi Thu Hien, deputy director of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam, spoke on the transport transaction floor in Vietnam.

Shipments worth below 6,000 euros to EU entitled to origin self-certification

Vietnamese exporters can now make origin declarations for their shipments, valued at less than 6,000 euros (US$7,100) each, to the European Union as the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect.


Container handling charge increases proposed to attract investment in seaports

Container loading and unloading service charges should be increased to approach the regional level so investors would not feel hesitant when pouring money into developing seaports.


EVFTA, Covid-19 change the face of VN logistics industry

Vietnam’s logistics market has great opportunities to improve as the EVFTA has been inked and the country is receiving investment inflow from Europe.

Southern authorities mull solutions on port development

Poor infrastructure conditions and weak connections between ports and manufacturing facilities are the biggest hurdles to seaport development.

Investing in automation to help VN logistics firms compete

As the pandemic brings opportunities to the e-commerce sector, the local logistics industry also has a chance to grow.

Logistics firms to lose revenue during pandemic

Fifteen per cent of Vietnam’s logistics firms estimate they will see revenue cut in half this year compared to 2019 because of the Covid-19 pandemic.


HCM City seeks to become logistics hub

HCM City is working on a logistics development strategy that would make the city a major logistics hub and reduce logistic costs to 16 per cent of Viet Nam's GDP in 2025.


Mekong Delta needs logistics investment: officials

A trade representative has called for the construction of more deep-water ports in the Mekong River Delta to save money and time for seafood exporters.


New approach into Vietnam logistics

Logistics is a crucial component for the Vietnamese e-commerce market to succeed and reach its full potential.

Getting logistics right for the whole of ASEAN

In light of growing trade and foreign direct investment, logistics services have developed significantly in the ASEAN to meet demand.

Insiders appeal for tackling logistics bottlenecks in Vietnam

Vietnam needs to untangle bottlenecks facing the logistics sector in order to boost the sectoral development on a par with that of developed countries, insiders have suggested.


Freight reduction urgent to improve Vietnamese goods’ competitiveness

 Logistics costs in Vietnam account for 20-25 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is 10 percent higher than other developing nations in the region, the association said.

Vietnam cargo carriers face tough targets

Vietnam will transport between 500 million and 600 million tonnes of goods this year by sea, the Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine) has said.