Vietnam to replace most popular petrol with E5 biofuel

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade will force consumers to switch from the popular A92 gasoline to the ethanol-mixed biofuel E5, but has yet to decide on an official timeline for the plan, it announced on Tuesday.

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How green produce from China enters Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A huge volume of Chinese agro-produce is being transported across the border on a daily basis to Vietnam, where they will be disguised as locally grown or Thai products before being sold to consumers.

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Vinastas apologises for false report on fish sauce

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The Vietnam Standards and Consumers Association (Vinastas) has apologised to consumers, fish sauce producers and management agencies for its false report on Vietnamese fish sauce’s quality.

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Kimberly-Clark innovates for everyday life

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Multinational company Kimberly-Clark is bringing innovation to everyday personal care products.

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In Vietnam, cheap cosmetics pose risk

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Cheap cosmetics that are ‘unofficially’ imported into Vietnam have increasingly become consumer favorites, yet are more than likely low-quality, counterfeit versions of famous brands.

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Ministry slams Vinastas fish sauce survey

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hanoi - The Việt Nam Standards and Consumers Association (Vinastas) survey which released misleading test results of fish sauce and caused public fear was not independant, reliable or transparent, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said.

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Nielsen: Consumer confidence remains steady

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s consumer confidence index (CCI) was unchanged in the third quarter from the second quarter, at 107, keeping Vietnam as the seventh most optimistic country globally, according to the latest CCI report released by Nielsen on November 2.

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The Commerce Act: how to comply

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

According to the Commerce Act 2005, although goods have been delivered to and are paid by the agents, goods' owners are still the principals. The principals should, therefore, specify several contents to ensure their rights.

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Fish sauce contains high level of arsenic: Test results

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

95 percent of 150 fish sauce samples taken on the market with protein content of above 40 per cent have an excessive content of arsenic, the Vietnam Standard and Consumers Association announced on October 17 citing results from its latest food safety study.

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Liability for acts of false advertising

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Liability for acts of false advertising

Enterprises conducting false product advertising may be subject to legal liability in many respects, in particular, the risk of bearing criminal liability if the act of advertising shows sufficient signs to be considered a crime under the regulations.

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So long to the Asian sweatshop

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

So long to the Asian sweatshop

For 30 years, the word "sweatshop" has conjured up a very specific image: low-wage Asian workers making branded clothes in crowded, unsafe factories for consumers overseas. The power of that image has launched human rights campaigns, altered how major companies source their products and informed (often incorrectly) how politicians in rich countries shape their trade policies.

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Prakas on registration of certification marks

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VietStock FI English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Commerce yesterday released a prakas on the procedure to register certification marks, which help consumers to verify the quality and standard of goods and services.

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MoIT won't abolish car import circular just yet

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

MoIT won't abolish car import circular just yet

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) said it would abrogate its circular on procedures for importers of passenger cars with nine seats or less, as soon as the Ministry of Transport issues regulations with similar effect for road vehicles.

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Consumers confused over ‘Vietnamese’ chicken eggs

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Consumers confused over ‘Vietnamese’ chicken eggs

Consumers are confused about what constitutes a “Vietnamese chicken egg,” sold in many markets and supermarkets.

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Fish quality in central Vietnam remains unclear following mass deaths

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Fish quality in central Vietnam remains unclear following mass deaths

Fishermen in Vietnam’s central provinces continue to struggle as there has still not been a conclusive response from authorities over whether fish sourced from the coastline is edible.

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