The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has asked the Government to resume rice exports. However, the export volume would be limited at 800,000 tonnes for April and May.
Cashew exports are expected to surge in the latter half of the year once the COVID-19 pandemic dies down.
Demand for cold storage is increasing due to the lower consumption of food during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many retailers in phone and electronics segments focus on developing online channels to survive during the coronavirus pandemic period.
Auto manufacturers are looking at bleak prospects as the global pandemic weakens sales and pushes them to temporarily suspend production, with the trend expected to continue through April at least.
The price of pepper and cashew in southern Viet Nam is falling as demand has dropped due to the COVID-19 crisis, affecting farmers and businesses.
Viet Nam exported 7.5 million tonnes of cement and clinker in the first quarter of this year, earning US$291 million, statistics from the Ministry of Industry and Trade revealed.
The Australian Anti-dumping Commission has launched anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations on steel pipe products which originate from China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Viet Nam.
Overall crude oil and natural gas production in Vietnam may suffer year-on-year declines of 5% and 1%, respectively, in 2020.
The unpredictability of the global coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the demand for steel and forced steel projects to lay idle or cut production.