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February’s first-half import and export turnover reaches over USD19 billion
Vietnam’s total import-export value in the first half of February reached USD19.23 billion, up 32%, equivalent to an increase of USD4.66 billion compared to the second half of January, which included New Year holiday, the General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported.
Construction starts on wind power plant in Soc Trang
16:17 23/02/2020
BPP Vinh Chau Wind Power Co., Ltd (BPPVC) – a subsidiary of Banpu Public Company Limited (Banpu Power) of Thailand, started the construction of a wind power plant with a total capacity of 65MW in Vinh Chau town, the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
Bac Lieu hopes 4-billion-USD LNG project will attract more FDI
13:45 22/02/2020
The People’s Committee of Bac Lieu province hopes the licence it granted to a Singapore company for a liquefied natural gas-fired (LNG) power plant in the province is going to be a significant factor in attracting further foreign direct investment (FDI).
Vietnam, RoK discuss ways to reach 100 billion USD in bilateral trade
13:30 22/02/2020
Government officials from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have discussed measures to raise two-way trade to 100 billion USD this year despite regional and global economic difficulties caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Canada shares experience in risk management in agriculture
10:03 22/02/2020
A seminar on risk management in agriculture – experience from Canada was held in Hanoi on February 21st.
Vietnamese lychee first exported to Japan in 2020 season
16:59 21/02/2020
Japan has recently officially opened its doors to Vietnamese “Thieu” lychee to be exported directly to this country in the 2020 season, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has reported.
Da Nang increases efforts to attract Japanese investment
16:56 20/02/2020
Onose Takahisa, President of the Japanese Business Association in Da Nang city term 2020-2021, appreciated the Vietnamese city’s investment environment, including low prices in land hire, and confirmed that more and more Japanese investors will come to Da Nang in the future.
Vietnam - EU two-way trade reaches over USD56 billion
18:37 19/02/2020
Latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed that in 2019, the export-import turnover between Vietnam and EU reached USD56.4 billion, accounting for nearly 11% of the country’s export-import turnover.
Ho Chi Minh city attracts over USD310 million in FDI
16:21 18/02/2020
In January, Ho Chi Minh city attracted USD310.82 million, accounting for 41.68% compared to the same period last year, the city Department of Planning and Investment has reported.
Vietnam, India to boost exports to each other’s markets
12:00 16/02/2020
With the comprehensive strategic partnership and large purchasing power, Vietnam and India have large potential to increase two-way trade via boosting the export of their strong commodities to each other’s markets, trade officials of the two countries said.