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Workshop promotes Vietnam -Thailand trade, investment cooperation
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Thai Ministry of Commerce jointly organised a workshop to promote trade and investment cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand in Hanoi on May 23rd.
Viglacera to form joint venture with Cuba
10:16 01/05/2017
The Vietnam Glass and Ceramics for Construction Corporation (Viglacera)’s annual shareholder meeting recently highlighted the company’s plan to implement investment activities in Cuba.
Vietnam’s PV OIL holds 20 percent of petroleum retail in Laos
10:14 01/05/2017
Vietnam’s PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV OIL), is running profitably in Laos, earning an average revenue of over 100 million USD and contributing over USD20 million to the host country's budget a year.
Consumer price index unchanged in April
10:36 30/04/2017
The consumer price index (CPI) in April remained unchanged from the previous month, but up 4.3 percent against the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on April 29th.
Aquatic export hits USD2.1 bln in four months
10:36 30/04/2017
Vietnam earned an estimated USD604 million from the export of aquatic products in April, bringing the total figure of the year’s first four months to about USD2.1 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 8.2 percent.
HCM city: Industry and exports play leading role in economic growth
16:46 28/04/2017
Industry and exports continued to be the leading driver for Ho Chi Minh city’s economic development, as they achieved impressive growth in the first four months of 2017.
Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA, preferential loans use
10:28 28/04/2017
World Bank (WB) preferential loans during the 2017 fiscal year will be used for sustainable development, infrastructure, improvement of tertiary education, and disaster recovery in the central region, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
HCM city starts construction of new Southern Coach Station
17:32 27/04/2017
On April 26th, Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (Samco) coordinated with the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee to begin construction of the new Southern Coach Station.
Foreign direct investment amounts to USD10.95 billion in four months
17:27 27/04/2017
Total newly-licensed and increased capital and capital contribution and share purchase of foreign investors reached USD10.95 billion in the first four months of 2017, a year-on-year rise of 40.5%, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.
Agro-forestry-aquatic product exports hit USD10.8 billion
17:19 27/04/2017
The export value of agro-forestry-aquatic products reached USD10.8 billion in the first four months of 2017, a year-on-year surge of 9.1 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.