Viet Nam has officially halted meat imports from 21 Brazilian companies, which are being investigated for allegedly bribing state officials to facilitate the sale and export of sub-standard meat products.
The draft decree to replace Decree No 19/2016/ND-CP on gas trading has stirred controversy among gas traders, heard attendants at a conference held in Ha Noi on Wednesday.
The General Department of Customs has just asked its officials to strengthen checks on imported steel products after a series of reports on steel firms submitting incorrect declarations about product codes.
Coffee prices in Viet Nam have reached the highest level in six years owing to the shortage of export-qualified beans after the harvest was hit by rains.
The Department of Animal Health under Viet Nam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed to suspend meat imports from some Brazilian companies after an expired meat scandal surfaced.
The Binh Thuan Province Alliance of Dragon Fruit Production, Processing and Export Co-Operatives has exported a consignment of more than 163 tonnes of dragon fruit to the UAE.
Safeguard duty on monosodium glutamate imported into Viet Nam will be lowered from March 25, 2017, according to a decision issued recently by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has denied reports that a rice company had to pay US$20,000 for a rice export licence.
Steel prices will remain stable on the domestic market this month but are expected to increase slightly soon, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Viet Nam’s tuna exports to Japan have dropped for four consecutive years since 2013 partly due to high import tariff at 6.4-7.2 per cent.