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PetroVietnam, SCG speed up Long Son petrochemical project
The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Siam Cement Group (SCG) of Thailand have just signed an agreement on accelerating the progress of a petrochemical project in southern Vietnam.
SCIC to divest 3.33 percent stake in Vinamilk
16:53 07/08/2017
The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) will sell 48.33 million shares or 3.33 percent of its stake in the Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) in October, SCIC Chairman Nguyen Duc Chi said.
Hau Giang province works to attract Korean investment
11:35 06/08/2017
The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang held a workshop in Gwangju city, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on August 4th to call for the Northeast Asian country’s investment in the fields it is prioristing.
Retail sales, services revenue up by 10 percent
08:47 05/08/2017
The country’s total retail sales and services revenue reached VND2.24 quadrillion (USD98.6 billion) in the first seven months of this year, a year on year increase of 10 percent.
Seven-month trade deficit exceeds USD3 billion
21:42 04/08/2017
Commodity export turnover in July reached an estimated USD115.2 billion, a year-on-year rise of 18.7%, according to the General Statistics Office.
HCM city disbursed over 50% of public investment capital
21:27 04/08/2017
In the first seven months of 2017, total disbursement of State budget capital for public investment in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city fulfilled 50.5% of the capital plan assigned for the whole year, said the city Department of Planning and Investment on August 3rd.
Vietnamese tuna exported to 97 markets
21:25 04/08/2017
In the first half of the year, tuna export was valued at USD271 million, a year-on-year rise of 21%, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
2017 seafood export likely to hit USD8 billion
19:07 04/08/2017
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) has forecast seafood export value will probably reach USD8 billion in 2017, based on the positive growth in the first seven months of the year.
Southern hub sees over 22,900 enterprises formed in 7 months
16:31 03/08/2017
In the first seven months of the year, Ho Chi Minh city saw 22,972 enterprises licensing for new establishment with a total registered capital of VND297.14 trillion.
Creative hubs for a thriving creative economy in Vietnam
12:26 03/08/2017
(CPV) - The British Council, Hanoi Grapevine and Creative Lab by UP have presented a report launch and discussion on the role of creative hubs in Vietnam as a key factor for developing a thriving creative economy in the nation.