VinFast sells 782 electric cars in January and February

Wednesday, 15/03/2023 18:32
VinFast delivered 774 electric vehicles (EVs) to customers in January and February of 2023.

VinFast sells 782 electric cars in two months of 2023 (Photo: VNA) 

The Vietnam News Agency quoted the date of the VinFast Trading and Service Ltd Co, a subsidiary automaker of conglomerate Vingroup on March 14.

In February alone, the firm handed over 416 EVs, including 266 VF8 and 150 VF e34.

Along with the Vietnamese market, VinFast has also officially delivered the first VF 8 electric vehicles to customers in the US, receiving their positive feedback.

As planned, VinFast is also preparing to hand over the VF 9 and VF 5 Plus models to domestic customers, and export the next batches to the international market.

Regarding service, VinFast has just announced that it will inaugurate “No day off" service workshop system from March 15 across the country to meet the demand of and provide an excellent service experience for customers.


VinFast introduces new car models in the US (Photo: 

VinFast is still the only automobile firm in Vietnam that provides the 24/7 mobile services, including mobile service, charging service and rescue service.

Globally, the firm has also put into operation a 24/7 global repair support and consulting centre to promptly provide advice and technical support for the service workshops in markets where VinFast cars are present.

Vietnam remains largest supplier of coffee to Spanish market

The market share of Vietnamese coffee in Spain's total imports from the global market has increased from 27.53% in 2021 to 30.16% last year, Radio the Voice of Vietnam quoted the figures of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

In 2022, the supply suppliers of coffee to the Spanish market mainly came from foreign markets with the volume reaching 275,770 tonnes, valued at US$973.18 million, thereby representing a rise of 11.5% in volume and 77.8% in value compared to 2021.

Of the figure, Vietnam remains the largest coffee supplier to the European nation with 113,550 tonnes, worth approximately US$287 million, up 21.6% in volume and 78.9% in value against 2021.


Vietnam remains largest supplier of coffee to Spanish market (Photo: VOV) 

The average import price of coffee in the Spanish market rose by 32.9% to US$3,650 per tonne, marking the highest level in the 2018 to 2022 period.

Statistics compiled by the General Department of Vietnam Customs indicate that in February alone, the country exported over 200,000 tonnes of coffee worth US$434.9 million, up 40.3% in volume and 40.1% in value compared to January.

The first two months of the year witnessed Vietnamese coffee exports reach 342,300 tonnes, worth US$745.28 million, a decline of 7.8% in volume and 9.5% in value on-year.

The average export price of Vietnamese coffee throughout the reviewed period dropped by 1.9% to US$2,177 per tonne against the same period from last year.

Vietnamese coffee exports to traditional markets, except Belgium and Japan, witnessed an upward trajectory. Most notably, coffee exports to a number of markets recorded double and triple -digit growth rates, including Algeria, the Netherlands, Mexico, Russia, and Italy.

FDI inflows in Binh Duong skyrocket four times

The southern province of Binh Duong attracted over US$340 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first two months of this year, equaling 441% year on year, with the real estate sector making up 90% of the total, said Radio the Voice of Vietnam.


A corner of Tan Uyen town of Binh Duong province (Photo: 

According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, there were seven newly-registered projects worth US$19.7 million, equivalent to 124% compared to the same period last year. Four projects had their capital adjusted, with the amount reaching US$4.23 million.

It’s noteworthy that 13 projects registered to contribute capital and purchase shares worth US$326 million, equal to 423% against the same period last year.

The real estate sector took the lead in attracting FDI, with two projects capitalised at US$324 million accounting for nearly 90% of the total registered capital. It was followed by processing and manufacturing attracting more than US$20 million and agro-forestry-fishery luring US$10 million.


An industrial zone in Binh Duong province (Photo: VOV) 

There were 11 countries and territories investing in the southern industrial hub in the two-month period. The Netherlands topped the list, attracting over US$324 million, trailed by Taiwan (China), Hong Kong (China), the United States, Singapore, and the Republic of Korea.

At present, Binh Duong ranks second in Vietnam with nearly 4,100 valid projects totaling over US$39.73 billion, equivalent to 9% of the country’s total FDI, behind only Ho Chi Minh City./.