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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.
Southern hub fulfills over 50% of budget collection plan
22:38 28/07/2017
Ho Chi Minh city collected VND188 trillion to state budget through business activities from start of the year, fulfilling over 50% of the year’s plan.
Exports of aquatic products estimated at USD4.3 billion
22:37 28/07/2017
Vietnam’s export turnover of aquatic products was estimated at USD727 million in July, raising the total in the first seven months of this year to USD4.3 billion, up 17.5 percent year-on-year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Foreign capital reaches nearly USD22 billion
22:37 28/07/2017
As of July 20th, foreign investors in Vietnam have so far this year registered investment worth nearly USD22 billion, up 52 percent from the same period last year.
MEDIPLAST inaugurates new factory in Bac Ninh
17:13 28/07/2017
(CPV) - Mediplast plastic joint stock company (MEDIPLAST) on July 27th inaugurated its factory (phase 1) at Dai Dong Industrial Zone in Northern Bac Ninh province.
Vietnam Farm and Food Expo opens in HCM city
17:10 28/07/2017
The Vietnam Farm and Food Expo 2017 and Agritech Vietnam 2017 opened at Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city on July 26th.
Third ABAC meeting promotes economic cooperation in APEC
16:57 28/07/2017
On July 26th, the third APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting officially opened its plenary session in Toronto, Canada to promote cooperation and economic and trade links in APEC.
Ho Chi Minh city hosts Vietnam Medi Pharm Expo 2017
08:21 28/07/2017
Vietnam’s annual international exhibition on pharmaceuticals and medical supplies (Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2017) will take place Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre, No.799 Nguyen Van Linh Street, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, from August 17th to 19th.
Lotte Group pours VND20.1 trillion into Thu Thiem new urban area
16:56 26/07/2017
(CPV) - The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee and Lotte Group from the Republic of Korea on July 25th agreed to build a multifunctional finance-trade-service centre (ECO - SMART CITY) in the 2a functional zone of Thu Thiem new urban area.
Vietnam wins bid to sell 175,000 tons of rice to Philippines
16:34 26/07/2017
Four Vietnamese traders have won a contract to ship 175,000 tons of rice to the Philippines as the country opened bids for importing 250,000 tons of 25% broken rice on July 25th, said Mr. Huynh The Nang, President of the Vietnam Food Association.