<b>Pakistan – biggest tea export market of Vietnam</b> <br /><i>Vietnam’s tea export was estimated at 132,674 tons valued at US$ 228.54 million in 2014, down by 6.19 per cent in volume and 0.51 per cent in value year – on – year.
</i><b>Japan – leading trade partner of Vietnam</b> <br /><i>In the recent years, the friendship between Vietnam and Japan has been strengthened. Japan is now the biggest investor in and the third biggest trade partner of Vietnam.
</i><b>Exports of cement and clinker increased in 2014</b> <br /><i>Vietnam exported 21.11 million tons of cement and clinker in 2014.</i><b>Vietnam international merchandise trade performance in December and whole year 2014</b> <br /><i>Highlights

1. According to trade statistics of Vietnam Customs, in December of 2014, a 3.4% decrease in total external merchandise turnover of Vietnam was recorded as compared to the result of a month earlier. In which, exports went down 2.7 %, to USD 12.88 billion and imports expanded 9.7%, to USD 14.04 billion. As a result, there was a USD 1.16 billion deficit in Vietnam’s trade balance in this month.</i><b>Vietnam opposes US anti-dumping tariffs on tra fish</b> <br /><i>The Vietnam Tra Fish Association (VTFA) has voiced its objection to US anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnamese tra fish.</i>
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  • Pakistan – biggest tea export market of VietnamPakistan – biggest tea export market of Vietnam
    Vietnam’s tea export was estimated at 132,674 tons valued at US$ 228.54 million in 2014, down by 6.19 per cent in volume and 0.51 per cent in value year – on – year.
  • Japan – leading trade partner of VietnamJapan – leading trade partner of Vietnam
    In the recent years, the friendship between Vietnam and Japan has been strengthened. Japan is now the biggest investor in and the third biggest trade partner of Vietnam.
  • Social issue of Vietnam in 2014Social issue of Vietnam in 2014
    Population: The country’s average population in 2014 was at an estimate of 90.73 million, rose 1.08% from 2013. According to findings of the Inter-censal Population and Housing Survey 2014, total fertility rate was estimated to be 2.09 children per woman; crude birth rate was 17.2‰; crude death rate was 6.9‰; the sex ratio at birth reached 112.2 male births per 100 female births.
  • Exports and Imports of Vietnam in 2014Exports and Imports of Vietnam in 2014
    Export: Estimated export turnovers in 2014 reached US $ 150 billion, grew by 13.6% against 2013, of which the domestic economic sector reached US $ 48.4 billion, raised by 10.4%, the highest growth since 2012 andcontributed 3.5 percentage points to the general growth;
  • Stabilize macro economy, curb inflation in 2014Stabilize macro economy, curb inflation in 2014
    Banking: As of 22/12/2014, the total means of payment increased by 15.99% compared to the figure in December 2013 (a rise of 16.13% in the same period in 2013); credit to the economy grew by 12.62% (12.51% increase in the similar period in 2013); capital mobilization by 15.76% (a growth of 17.23% in 2013’s identical period); foreign exchange reserves had a high growth; exchange rate was controlled within the proposed amplitude.
  • Service activities of Vietnam in 2014Service activities of Vietnam in 2014
    Estimated total retail sales of consumer goods and services in 2014 reached 2945.2 trillion dongs, rose 10.6% from 2013, if the factor of inflation were excluded, it would be 6.3%, higher than 2013’s growth of 5.5%.
  • The situation of the business activitiesof Vietnam in 2014The situation of the business activitiesof Vietnam in 2014
    In 2014, the country had 74842 enterprises registered for new establishment with a total registered capital of 432.2 trillion dongs, a decrease of 2.7% in the number of businesses and an increase of 8.4% in the registered capital over the equivalent period last year.
  • Industry of Vietnam in 2014Industry of Vietnam in 2014
    Industrial Production Indexes (IIP) in 2014 was estimated to grow by 7.6% from 2013 (1st quarter grew by 5.3%; 2nd quarter by 6.9%, 3rd quarter by 7.8% and 4th quarter by 10.1%), much higher than 2013’s growth of 5.9%.
  • Agriculture and Forestry and Fishery of Vietnam in 2014Agriculture and Forestry and Fishery of Vietnam in 2014
    2014’s rice production was at an estimate of 45 million tons, an increase of 955.2 thousand tons compared to the previous year, mainly due to the productivity of 5760 kg/ha, an increase of 190 kg/ha.
  • Gross Domestic Products (GDP) Growth of Vietnam in 2014Gross Domestic Products (GDP) Growth of Vietnam in 2014
    2014’s GDP achieved an estimated growth of 5.98% against 2013, of which GDP in the first quarter increased by 5.06%, by 5.34% in the second quarter, by 6.07% in the third quarter and by 6.96% .
  • Exports of cement and clinker increased in 2014Exports of cement and clinker increased in 2014
    Vietnam exported 21.11 million tons of cement and clinker in 2014.
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    Coffee prices are expected to rise this year, with a global deficit in 2014/15 seen wider than previously anticipated, a Reuters poll of 13 traders and analysts showed on Wednesday.
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  • Pakistan – biggest tea export market of Vietnam
    (1/30/2015)
  • Vietnam’s tea export was estimated at 132,674 tons valued at US$ 228.54 million in 2014, down by 6.19 per cent in volume and 0.51 per cent in value year – on – year.
  • Japan – leading trade partner of Vietnam (1/30/2015) Japan – leading trade partner of Vietnam
    In the recent years, the friendship between Vietnam and Japan has been strengthened. Japan is now the biggest investor in and the third biggest trade partner of Vietnam.
  • Social issue of Vietnam in 2014 (1/30/2015) Social issue of Vietnam in 2014
    Population: The country’s average population in 2014 was at an estimate of 90.73 million, rose 1.08% from 2013. According to findings of the Inter-censal Population and Housing Survey 2014, total fertility rate was estimated to be 2.09 children per woman; crude birth rate was 17.2‰; crude death rate was 6.9‰; the sex ratio at birth reached 112.2 male births per 100 female births.
  • Exports and Imports of Vietnam in 2014 (1/30/2015) Exports and Imports of Vietnam in 2014
    Export: Estimated export turnovers in 2014 reached US $ 150 billion, grew by 13.6% against 2013, of which the domestic economic sector reached US $ 48.4 billion, raised by 10.4%, the highest growth since 2012 andcontributed 3.5 percentage points to the general growth;
  • Stabilize macro economy, curb inflation in 2014 (1/30/2015) Stabilize macro economy, curb inflation in 2014
    Banking: As of 22/12/2014, the total means of payment increased by 15.99% compared to the figure in December 2013 (a rise of 16.13% in the same period in 2013); credit to the economy grew by 12.62% (12.51% increase in the similar period in 2013); capital mobilization by 15.76% (a growth of 17.23% in 2013’s identical period); foreign exchange reserves had a high growth; exchange rate was controlled within the proposed amplitude.
  • Service activities of Vietnam in 2014 (1/30/2015) Service activities of Vietnam in 2014
    Estimated total retail sales of consumer goods and services in 2014 reached 2945.2 trillion dongs, rose 10.6% from 2013, if the factor of inflation were excluded, it would be 6.3%, higher than 2013’s growth of 5.5%.
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