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Export related website plugs in

Information on Vietnam’s market and 20,000 exporters is available for foreign traders via a new website, the Vietnam Export Portal (VNEX), officially launched Wednesday. The new English language site at: www.vnex.com.vn was built by the E-commerce and Information Technology Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. It is grouped …

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Export turnover in January sees 28 percent increase

Vietnam’s export value reached US$4.9 billion, an increase of 28.1 percent against the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). The GSO attributed the increase in export value to contributions from the foreign direct investment sector with an export turnover of US$2.6 billion, representing a 32.9 …

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Bunge Vietnam opens soybean crushing plant

Bunge Vietnam Ltd. on Monday officially opened its US$100-million integrated soybean crushing plant in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau mainly to supply the local market. Christopher White, CEO of Bunge Asia, said this is the largest of its kind in Vietnam. The 11-ha crushing plant in Phu My …

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Ho Chi Minh City to develop river tourism

Ho Chi Minh City with its proximity to a diverse river and canal system is focusing now more on river tourism for both domestic and foreign visitors. The City has a friendly brand image and has become increasingly popular with domestic and foreign tourists. It is constantly working towards an …

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Intertanko chief comments on ISPS deadline

INTERTANKO chairman Stephen Van Dyck is expecting delays for ships when the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) comes into force on July 1, but he believes it will not be a “train wreck”. ” As we close in on July 1, there are all kinds of theories …

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Security certification first for ship sector

A Vietnamese cargo ship has been awarded an International Ship Security Certificate. The Hawk One, capable of carrying 15,000 tonnes and owned by the Vietnam Sea Transport and Chartering Co (Vitranschart) is the first Vietnamese vessel to receive the certificate from the Viet Nam Register Office. Addressing a ceremony held …

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