International tourists to Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan soar

International tourists to Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan soar

The number of local and international tourists to Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan southcentral provinces during the first half of 2024 soar, Radio the Voice of Vietnam quoted the figures given by local authorities.
Tea exports grow 26 7 in first half
Tea exports grow 26.7% in first half
Vietnam grossed US$108 million from exporting 61,000 tonnes of tea during the first half of the year, up 26.7% in volume and 32.1% in value on-year,...
Vietnam emerges potential market of Korean food firms
Vietnam emerges potential market of Korean food firms
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s food industry targets Vietnam as a premier market for K-Food as companies entering the Southeast Asian country early...
Three Vietnamese destinations among Asia s most beloved attractions
Three Vietnamese destinations among Asia's most beloved attractions
Hoi An ancient town, HCMC's War Remnants Museum and Cu Chi Tunnels have been named among the top 25 most beloved tourist attractions in Asia by...
Economic growth recovered to pre-COVID-19
Economic growth recovered to pre-COVID-19

The better-than-expected growth and a big trade surplus were among the results recorded during the first half of 2024, heard the Government’s regular press meeting held in Hanoi on July 6, reported Vietnam News Agency.

CNN hails Vietnamese local beverage salt coffee
CNN hails Vietnamese local beverage salt coffee

VOV reported that prestigious website CNN Travel of the United States recently published an article hailing the local beverage salt coffee, or cà phê muối, which has become increasingly popular on social media platforms in recent months.

MTA Vietnam 2024 lures over 320 exhibitors
MTA Vietnam 2024 lures over 320 exhibitors

The 20th International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition and Conference (MTA Vietnam 2024) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on July 2, gathering more than 320 exhibitors from 15 countries and territories, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnam’s crab exports to China in five months soar by 502
Vietnam’s crab exports to China in five months soar by 502%

Vietnam’s crab exports to the Chinese market from January to May of 2024 reached more than US$41 million, an increase of 502%, thereby turning China into the largest consumer of Vietnamese crab, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam cuts VAT to 8 till year end
Vietnam cuts VAT to 8% till year end

The Government on June 30 issued a decree regulating a reduction in value-added tax (VAT) on goods and services from July 1 to December 31, in accordance with Resolution 142/2024/QH15 adopted by the National Assembly on June 29, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Over 8 8 million foreign tourists visit Vietnam in six months
Over 8.8 million foreign tourists visit Vietnam in six months

Vietnam welcomed more than 8.8 million foreign arrivals during the first half of the year, marking an annual rise of 58.4% and up 4.1% compared to the same period from 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the figures of the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Nation sees strong growth in agro-forestry-fishery trade surplus
Nation sees strong growth in agro-forestry-fishery trade surplus

Vietnam has recorded an estimated agro-forestry-fishery trade surplus of 8.28 billion USD during the first half of 2024, surging 62.4% year on year, reported Vietnam News Agency quoting statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Vietnam’s growth forecast at nearly 6 this year IMF
Vietnam’s growth forecast at nearly 6% this year: IMF

The Vietnamese economy is likely to expand by close to 6% in 2024, driven by a recovering export sector, robust foreign direct investment, and policy support, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on June 26.

Vietnam Airlines reopens Hanoi-Chengdu air route
Vietnam Airlines reopens Hanoi-Chengdu air route

Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier, on June 25 resumed its direct air route linking Hanoi to Chengdu, China, with a frequency of four flights a week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, said the Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnam’s rubber exports to Sri Lanka rise
Vietnam’s rubber exports to Sri Lanka rise

The first five months of the year witnessed the Sri Lankan market abruptly increase rubber imports from Vietnam with a growth of 435.7% in volume and 530.5% in value, reported VOV News.

Vietnamese businessman appointed as Honorary Consul in HCMC
Vietnamese businessman appointed as Honorary Consul in HCMC

A ceremony was organized by the Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 19 to recognize Bui Quang Minh, a famous businessman in the Vietnamese startup community, as Honorary Consul of Slovenia in Ho Chi Minh City, said the Vietnam News Agency.

Five-month farm exports to Russia soar by 48 7
Five-month farm exports to Russia soar by 48.7%

Vietnamese agricultural product exports to Russia recorded an annual increase of 48.7% over the past five months, of which coffee, seafood, cashew nuts, and fruit and vegetables were the most imported goods by this lucrative market, reported the Voice of Vietnam.

Vietnam remains bright star of Southeast Asia
Vietnam remains bright star of Southeast Asia

Vietnam remains a “bright star” of the Southeast Asian region despite power shortages and a weakened realty market last year, according to Kai Wei Ang, an ASEAN economist at the BofA Securities Inc., which is previously the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Six localities earn five-month export value of more than 10 billion USD
Six localities earn five-month export value of more than 10 billion USD

Six Vietnamese provinces and cities, including Ho Chi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Binh Duong, Thai Nguyen, Hai Phong, and Bac Giang earned export turnover of more than 10 billion USD over the past five months, VOV News quoted the latest statistics released the General Department of Customs.

New Vietnam-Singapore IP starts its construction in Lang Son province
New Vietnam-Singapore IP starts its construction in Lang Son province

The VSIP Lang Son project – the 16th of its kind in Vietnam started its construction by the Lang Son provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park and Township Development Joint Stock Company (VSIP JSC) on June 14, according to the Vietnam News Agency.

Times online newspaper of India suggests best places to visit in Vietnam
Times online newspaper of India suggests best places to visit in Vietnam

Following the tourist trail of historic Hanoi, the stunning natural beauty of Ha Long Bay, the shopping emporium Hoi An, and the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City offers travelers some dazzling and memorable experiences in the nation, VOV reported the article by the Times online newspaper of India.

Vietnam earns 4 4 billion USD from fishery export
Vietnam earns 4.4 billion USD from fishery export

Vietnam’s export of fishery products is expected to reach 4.4 billion USD during January-June, a year-on-year increase of 6%, despite such formidable challenges as extreme weather conditions and competitive pressure regarding export prices, high input costs and shortage of materials, reported Vietnam News Agency according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Canadian firms show interest in Vietnamese market
Canadian firms show interest in Vietnamese market

The Vietnam Trade Office in Canada has coordinated with agencies of the host country to hold a business dialogue in Toronto, drawing the attention of Canadian businesses that have invested in Vietnam and those planning to seek opportunities in this dynamic Asian market, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnam s pepper export collects near 500 million USD
Vietnam's pepper export collects near 500 million USD

Vietnam has exported 114,424 tonnes of pepper worth 493.1 million USD since the beginning of this year, down 13.2 in volume but up 20.6% in value over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam News Agency.