Vietnam 

Supermarkets develop their own brand products – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customers browse goods at a Hapro supermarket. — Photo kinhtedothi.vn HÀ NỘI — Supermarkets have started ordering businesses to develop products under their own brand, and companies and consumers are reaping the rewards. Director of An Thành Production and Trading Co, Ltd in Hà Nội Nguyễn Mai Ngọc, one of the enterprises making products for supermarkets, said the biggest benefit was optimising the capacity of machines, equipment and factories, without worrying about demand. This has encouraged the enterprises to scale up production, Ngọc said. Deputy Director of the Ministry of Industry and…

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VASEP seeks review of regulations on residue limits in seafood products – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Concerned about domestic consumption, VASEP has asked for a review of regulations on maxiumum residue limits for enrofloxacin and ciprofloxacin in seafood products.—VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY— Seafood enterprises have promoted seafood products in the domestic market but are faced with strict residue limits for enrofloxacin and ciprofloxacin, which are restricted for use in aquatic production and trade. The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to issue regulations on maximum residue limits allowed for enrofloxacin and ciprofloxacin. According to department regulations, enrofloxacin and ciprofloxacin…

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Việt Nam’s agricultural products facing barriers to enter Chinese market – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Two officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development check the quality of cassava in the southern province of Tây Ninh. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tân HÀ NỘI — Many of Việt Nam’s agricultural products – especially rice, vegetables and cassava – have faced barriers preventing their export to China, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The ministry’s Agricultural Product Processing and Market Development Department said cassava is the latest export from Việt Nam to China to face strict controls on labelling, packaging and information as well as a tightening of import procedures at…

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100 Vietnamese firms to list products on Amazon – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A Amazon fulfillment center in the US. Photo fortune.com HÀ NỘI — One hundred Vietnamese firms will list their products on Amazon from Thursday, under a long-term programme between the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) and Amazon Global Selling. The programme will be carried out between now and 2021, featuring global export via e-commerce, trademark popularisation with the US e-commerce giant, and e-commerce training for Vietnamese firms, online newspaper vietnamplus.vn quoted Vietrade director Vũ Bá Phú as saying.  The companies will learn about Amazon selling process step by step, register to store products…

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Vietnamese farm products to be displayed in France – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A booth showing farm produce from Việt Nam at the Rungis International Market in Paris in 2018. — Photo VNA HÀ NỘI — A week of events showcasing Vietnamese agricultural products is scheduled to take place at the Rungis International Market in Paris, France from June 23 to July 2, according to the Hà Nội People’s Committee. The event will attract the participation of nearly 20 enterprises that will introduce typical and popular products of Việt Nam including fresh and dried fruits, seafood, vegetables, canned drinks, processed farm produce, spices, tea, coffee and cashew nuts. The committee…

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Vietnam 

MoIT imposes temporary anti-dumping duties on Chinese products – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The temporary anti-dumping duties will be imposed on some aluminum products originating from 17 Chinese producers. — Photo tbck.vn HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced temporary anti-dumping duties on aluminum products originating from 17 Chinese producers. The products include alloy or non-alloy products produced in bars, rods and shapes that have been extruded, regardless of whether the surface is treated or if the products have been further processed in Việt Nam. The products are used to make aluminum doors, wattle walls, storage cabinets and interior and exterior decorations, as well as construction. In addition,…

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Singapore 

HSA issues alert on ‘weight loss’ products after woman suffers severe heart failure, Health, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has raised the alert on four health products, including three marketed for weight loss, after five consumers reported adverse reactions to them, including one woman who now has severe heart failure. The products were tested by the HSA and found to contain undeclared potent medicinal ingredients. BB Body, Bello Smaze and Choco Fit contained sibutramine, a banned substance for weight loss. Seahorse Chop Du Zhong Ba Ji Wan had dexamethasone, a potent steroid that was fraudulently added into the product, as well as…

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Mainlanders snap up Hong Kong insurance products in first quarter, amid fears of trade war, forex losses

Mainlanders spent HK$12.77 billion (US$1.63 billion) on life and medical insurance products in Hong Kong during the first quarter, reflecting a rise of 8 per cent from a year earlier, according to data released by the Insurance Authority on Friday.“The trade war between the US and China has led to a volatile stock and currency market in mainland China since mid last year. This has led more mainlanders to come to Hong Kong to buy insurance products to provide protection for their families and to… Source link

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Bến Tre coconut products to be sold online – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Products made from coconut are popular online items. Photo yescoco.vn HCM CITY — Nguyễn Thị Kim Truyền from Bến Tre Province’s Châu Thành District, who has been making coconut oil for decades, has started selling her product online.  Truyền has learned how to post photos and information about her products on the Lazada website under a scheme to help businesses sell products via e-commerce platforms. At first, Truyền, 51, struggled to learn how to use a smartphone or computer but she never felt discouraged. “We should try something…

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Rare-earth stocks in China soar after visit by Xi Jinping spotlights US dependence on key element in hi-tech products

Rare earth stocks are soaring in China for a second day after President Xi Jinping visited one of the country’s major rare earths facilities and talks of trade retaliation emerged.Companies related to rare-earth elements surged on Tuesday, with many extending gains from the previous session, after Xi’s visit brought the industry into the spotlight and highlighted its strategic importance with the US.Rare earths are a group of 17 elements, many of which are crucial to the production of hi-tech… Source link

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