Pepper export turnover up over 30 in H1

Pepper export turnover up over 30% in H1

Vietnam exported 142,586 tonnes of pepper in the first half of this year, down 6.8% in volume but up 30.5% in value, the Vietnam Pepper and Spice Association (VPSA) has reported.
Hanoi shows effective implementation of social policy credit
Hanoi shows effective implementation of social policy credit
The Hanoi Party Committee on July 9 held a conference to summarize 10 years of implementing Directive 40-CT/TU, dated November 22, 2014 of the...
Vietnam-China container transport surges in first half of 2024
Vietnam-China container transport surges in first half of 2024
Container intermodal cargo ships have become the main transportation method to promote Vietnam-China trade exchange, with impressive figures of 4,928...
Pangasius exports grow thanks to advantages from FTAs
Pangasius exports grow thanks to advantages from FTAs
Free trade agreements (FTAs) are considered an important step for the seafood industry, including pangasius, to “take off”, according to the Vietnam...
Vietnam to have 173 fishing ports by 2030
Vietnam to have 173 fishing ports by 2030

By 2030, the country will have 173 fishing ports, including 39 of level 1, which are capable of handling about 2.98 million tonnes in total each year, and 160 storm shelters capable of accommodating about 90,600 fishing vessels.

Vietnam’s pangasius export wide open to Mercosur market
Vietnam’s pangasius export wide open to Mercosur market

Vietnam is in the process of promoting negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the South American Common Market (Mercosur), to turn this FTA into a driving force to exploit the Latin American export market.

Six-month growth higher than expected official
Six-month growth higher than expected: official

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.

Work starts on Quang Tri airport project
Work starts on Quang Tri airport project

Construction started on the Quang Tri airport project, which has an initial outlay of 5.8 trillion VND (227 million USD), in Gio Linh district on July 6 by the People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri and a joint venture between T&T Group and CIENCO 4.

Vietnam’s budget transparency ranking jumps 11 places
Vietnam’s budget transparency ranking jumps 11 places

The results of the 2023 Open Budget Survey (OBS 2023) by the International Budget Partnership (IBP) showed that Vietnam’s budget transparency ranking continued to rise to 57th out of 125 countries, an increase of 11 places compared to the 2021 evaluation and a rise of 20 places compared to 2019.

Crab exports to China rise by 502
Crab exports to China rise by 502%

Crab exports to the Chinese market in the first five months of 2024 reached more than 41 million USD, a year-on-year increase of 502%, according to statistics from the General Department of Customs.

Rice exports hit 2 98 billion USD in first half
Rice exports hit 2.98 billion USD in first half

Vietnam harvested 3.48 million hectares of rice in the first six months of 2024, a year-on-year rise of 0.5%, while the average yield reached 67.1 tons per ha, a rise of 0.7% and output on harvested area reached 23.3 million tons, a year on year rise of 1.6%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Six-month FDI inflows up 13 year on year
Six-month FDI inflows up 13% year on year

Foreign businesses injected nearly US$15.19 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Vietnamese economy in the first six months of 2024, representing a year-on-year rise of 13.1%, according to the General Statistics Office.

Newly-established enterprises up 6 1 in six months
Newly-established enterprises up 6.1% in six months

In the first half of the year, there were 80,500 newly-registered enterprises with a total registered capital of VND744.2 trillion and 512,000 new labourers, rising by 6.1%, 5.2%, and 0.4%, respectively, from the same period a year ago, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Forbes names Vietjet among 50 best listed companies in Vietnam
Forbes names Vietjet among 50 best listed companies in Vietnam

Forbes Vietnam magazine has just published a list of the 50 best listed companies in Vietnam with appearance of leading businesses in many fields, typical representatives of business industries and famous names on the stock exchange.

IFC invests in Vietnam’s blue bond for first time
IFC invests in Vietnam’s blue bond for first time

Aiming to build a green financial market and support small and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnam, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide a funding package of 150 million USD for SeABank.

Canned tuna exports to the EU up nearly 33
Canned tuna exports to the EU up nearly 33%

Among Vietnam’s tuna products exported to the EU in the first five months of 2024, canned tuna is the main product, accounting for nearly 49% of the total turnover, according to the Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam continues to be EU’s largest pepper supplier
Vietnam continues to be EU’s largest pepper supplier

The EU imported 18,474 tons of pepper from foreign markets in the first four months this year, worth 83.7 million EUR, an increase of 22.9% in volume and 27% in value compared to the same period in 2023, according to data from the the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat).