Vietnam News

Car imports to Vietnam drop

Only 337 cars of all kinds were shipped to Vietnam in the first month of 2018. Of all these imports, there were only 17 passenger cars with nine seats or...
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Posted on February 24, 2018

Russia to increase imports from Vietnam

Russia is enacting measures to import more agricultural products from Vietnam due to sanctions imposed by the West over Moscow’s involvement in the Ukrai...
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Posted on September 24, 2014

Record Buffalo meat exports from India to China

Though China has yet to formally open its doors to buffalo meat exports from India, a threefold rise (in dollar terms) in exports routed through Vietnam ha...
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Posted on February 2, 2014

Shipping bosses face death sentence

The former chairman of Vietnam’s state-owned shipping conglomerate, Vinalines, Duong Chi Dung and former CEO, Mai Van Phuc, were yesterday sentenced to d...
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Posted on January 1, 2014

Foreign Firms dominate Vietnam freight

Since Vietnam opened its borders to foreign freight companies in January this year, local companies have found it more difficult to compete, especially in ...
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Posted on May 23, 2012

New Shipping route via Suez Canal

Two container shipping companies have announced that they will begin services from South China and Vietnam to the East Coast of the USA via the Suez Canal....
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Posted on May 17, 2012

Rail Containers for Vietnam

The Transport Ministry of Vietnam is drawing up plans to transfer more freight containers to rail, in order to ease road congestion.  It is proposed to up...
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Posted on March 26, 2012

Vietnam freight failures

As shipping lines in Asia cope with lower demand and higher costs, small freight forwarders in Vietnam are going out of business.  The largest freight com...
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Posted on September 25, 2011

New Logistics Centre for Vietnam

A new logistics centre Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong will begin operating in November. This will offer direct ocean access to international markets. ...
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Posted on September 12, 2011

China – US exports dive

The government in China is due to announce its May trade figures on Friday, and some economists expect that they will show a slowdown in growth.  A  rece...
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Posted on June 11, 2011
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