Official: Vietnam could achieve trade balance this year

Official: Vietnam could achieve trade balance this year

Vietnam could achieve trade balance, or even a trade surplus this year, deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade Tran Thanh Hai told a regular press conference of the ministry in Hanoi on September 30.
Petrol prices rise from September 25

Petrol prices rise from September 25

Retail petrol prices increase by more than VND500 per liter from 3pm on September 25 following the latest adjustment by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.
Efforts made to boost supporting industry's growth

Efforts made to boost supporting industry's growth

Following the directions of the Government, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has coordinated with relevant ministries, sectors, and agencies to implement measures to improve the competitiveness of businesses operating in supporting industry, thus promoting the growth of the sector.
MoIT proposes cost reduction of demurrage, detention, container storage

MoIT proposes cost reduction of demurrage, detention, container storage

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) sent an official letter to Vietnam Logistics Business Association, Vietnam Seaports Association, vessel enterprises, ports operation companies to consider the reduction of demurrage, detention and container storage to remove the obstacles and difficulties for import-export enterprises under the impact of Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s exports up 25.5 percent in seven months

Vietnam’s exports up 25.5 percent in seven months

Vietnam’s export earnings hit US$27 billion in July, down 0.8 percent month-on-month and up 8.4 percent year-on-year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO) on July 29.
Petrol price up VND850 per litre on July 12

Petrol price up VND850 per litre on July 12

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced the adjustment of petrol prices to be over VND850 higher per litre at 3pm on July 12.

Many supermarkets in HCMC are in need of essential goods to serve the high demand of residents in the city during the social distance time. (Photo: Co.opmart Fanpage)

Ministries to cooperatively form special lane for essential goods flow into HCMC

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai, who takes charge of goods supply for Ho Chi Minh City and the Southern provinces, yesterday sent an urgent document to the Health Ministry and Transport Ministry regarding their collaboration in establishing a special ‘greenlight’ lane for essential commodities transport into HCMC.

MoIT launches program to bring Vietnamese goods into Aeon retail chain in Japan

MoIT launches program to bring Vietnamese goods into Aeon retail chain in Japan

The Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with Aeon Corporation Japan, organized the ‘Vietnamese Goods Week at Aeon supermarkets in Japan’ from June 25 to June 27, at Aeon Lake Town Trade Center in Saitama Province (main location) and 350 stores in the retail chain of Aeon Group in Japan.