Update news VLA

The issue of labor shortage is becoming more severe as Vietnam is a member of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and is joining in a number of next generation free trade agreements.

Fierce competition in shipping industry predicted for 2019

Total goods exchange output will increase rapidly, bringing opportunities to Vietnam’s shipping firms.

How high are logistics costs in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Logistics Association (VLA) says that logistics costs in Vietnam are 16-17 percent of GDP, not 20.9 percent as reported before by several institutions.

High logistics costs engulf Vietnam’s businesses

Logistics fees in Vietnam account for 20.9 percent of the country’s GDP, of which transport costs account for 60 percent, twice as much as developed economies such as Japan (11 percent) and EU countries (10 percent), according to the World Bank.

Expensive tolls putting pressure on logistics industry

High tolls in Vietnam are contributing to one of the highest logistics costs in the world. 

2017: eventful year for Vietnam logistics sector

In February 2017, the PM signed Decision 200 approving an action plan to develop Vietnam’s logistics by 2025, a large-scale plan with 60 tasks assigned to relevant ministries, agencies, associations and businesses.

VLA chairman warns of fiercer competition in logistics

VietNamNet Bridge – The chairman of Vietnam Logistics Business Association has notified that local logistics firms will have to cope with tougher competition in a very near future when Vietnam opens the market wider