Doing Business in Vietnam (Chapter 1) - Market Overview

Despite a slowdown in recent years, Vietnam still offers growing opportunities for U.S. exporters and investors. Vietnam’s economic growth rate has been among the highest in the world in the past decade, expanding at an average of seven percent per year during the period 2002-2010

Vietnam-Czech, Slovakia Relations Reviewed

Relations and cooperation between Vietnam with the Czech Republic and Slovakia were reviewed at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 31st by the municipal Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the Vietnam-Czech and Vietnam-Slovakia friendship associations.

Opportunities Brought by TPP

Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are entering their final phase. After the session in mid December 2014 in Washington, the United States, the TPP is expected to be concluded in the first half of 2015.

Vietnam Sets Record Trade Surplus in 2014

The country ran a record trade surplus of US$2.14 billion in 2014, according to the Vietnam Customs. Vietnam’s export-import turnover in 2014 totaled US$298.24 billion, up 12.9 percent from 2013.

Modest Export Targets

Vietnam’s exports were projected at US$150 billion in 2014 and imports valued roughly US$148 billion. The trade surplus totalled about US$2 billion. Stable exportation ensured employment for workers, consumed products made by farmers, reduced inventories and boosted GDP growth.

Customs Sector Given Five Key Tasks in 2015

At a internet-based meeting reviewing results in 2014 and previewing tasks for 2015 with the customs sector, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh gave five key tasks to the customs sector in 2015.

Vietnam Exports Tyres to US Market

The Southern Rubber Industry Joint Stock Company (Casumina) on January 5th, reached an agreement with its US partner to export about 200,000 tyres (worth nearly US$57 million) to the US market, in 2015.

Tra Fish Exports Exceed US$1.7 Billion

Vietnam gained more than US$1.7 billion from exporting tra fish in 2014 and will remain unchanged in 2015, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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