Vietnam becomes biggest rice supplier for Singapore

Vietnam becomes biggest rice supplier for Singapore

Vietnam has for the first time surpassed India and Thailand to become the largest rice exporter to Singapore by shipping 36.15 million SGD (26.55 million USD) worth of rice in the first three months of this year, an increase of 80.46% over the same period in 2023, winning 32.03% of the market share, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Singapore.
Australia, Vietnam cooperate to develop competitive electricity markets
Australia, Vietnam cooperate to develop competitive electricity markets
(CPV) - On 17 April, the Australian Embassy in Vietnam and the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding...
Overseas remittances to HCM City record highest increase in three years
Overseas remittances to HCM City record highest increase in three years
Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City exceeded 2.86 billion USD in the first quarter of 2024, an annual increase of 35.4% and the highest recorded...
Pangasius exports to Canada skyrocket
Pangasius exports to Canada skyrocket
As of March 15, 2024, Canada imported more than 8 million USD worth of pangasius from Vietnam, an increase of 43% over the same period in 2023.
Cooling equipment market heats up
Cooling equipment market heats up

Many electronics supermarkets in Hanoi have launched summer promotion programmes, reducing prices for cooling equipment such as air conditioners and fans, as the weather in the north of Vietnam has just begun to be hot and sunny.

Vietnamese furniture products introduced at Milan Design Week
Vietnamese furniture products introduced at Milan Design Week

Ambassador to Italy Duong Hai Hung has congratulated Vietnamese enterprises - the Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) and the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (HAWA) - for their initial success in showcasing Vietnamese products in Milan Design Week in Italy - a design & brand arena of furniture businesses around the world.

Thu Duc city seeks investment in 11 PPP projects
Thu Duc city seeks investment in 11 PPP projects

Authorities of Thu Duc city, Ho Chi Minh City, held a conference on April 17 to draw investment in 11 public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the fields of education, culture and sports, with a total capital of over 2 trillion VND (83.3 million USD).

Numerous attractive activities for Da Nang beach tourism season
Numerous attractive activities for Da Nang beach tourism season

The opening of the 2024 Da Nang beach tourism season will take place from April 26 to May 1 in East Sea Park, Son Tra Peninsula and My An, My Khe, T18, and Nguyen Tat Thanh beaches, said the management board of the Son Tra Peninsula and Da Nang tourist beaches on April 16.

Some 400 exhibitors to attend Ho Chi Minh City FOODEX 2024
Some 400 exhibitors to attend Ho Chi Minh City FOODEX 2024

The Ho Chi Minh City International Exhibition of Food and Beverage in 2024 (HCMC FOODEX 2024) will take place from May 15 - 18 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), heard a press conference on April 16.

Vietnam mainly exports chili to China
Vietnam mainly exports chili to China

Chili exports in March reached 1,523 tons with a value of 4.2 million USD, a sharp increase of 72.3% from the previous month, according to statistics from the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA).

Made-in-Vietnam wind turbine towers bound for RoK
Made-in-Vietnam wind turbine towers bound for RoK

Ten domestically-manufactured offshore wind turbine towers are set to depart from Phu My Industrial Zone in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau by the end of April 2024, bound for Jeonnam 1 wind power project off the coast of the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s Jeonnam province.

Cryptocurrency is not banned in Vietnam Ministry
Cryptocurrency is not banned in Vietnam: Ministry

Cryptocurrency is not banned in Vietnam but it is necessary to develop a legal framework to ensure its on-track development and prevent risks, a representative from the Ministry of Justice has said.

Webinar sheds lights on Vietnam-Latvia trade potential
Webinar sheds lights on Vietnam-Latvia trade potential

Trade between Vietnam and Latvia reached 311.73 million USD in 2023, an increase of 33% from 2020, the year the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) came into effect, heard a recent webinar titled “Gateway to Vietnam.”

Meeting charts course for sustainable marine economy
Meeting charts course for sustainable marine economy

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha chaired the first meeting of the National Steering Committee on the implementation of the Strategy for Sustainable Development of Vietnam's Marine Economy till 2030, with a vision to 2045.

Developing multi-use value of forest ecosystem is necessary
Developing multi-use value of forest ecosystem is necessary

(CPV) - The future of the wood industry is not only processing and exporting wood products, but researching and processing value-added forest products, focusing on medicinal species and indigenous trees. It is one of the paths to sustainable wealth from forests, in addition to exploiting values from forest ecotourism.

Cashew exports bring in roughly US 782 million in Q1
Cashew exports bring in roughly US$782 million in Q1

Vietnam exported 147,000 tonnes of cashew nuts worth US$782 million in the first quarter of the year, representing a rise of 31.8% in volume and 20.5% in value year on year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam, China’s Sichuan promote trade, investment ties
Vietnam, China’s Sichuan promote trade, investment ties

A conference on promoting commerce, investment and trade connectivity between Vietnam and China’s Sichuan province was held in Hanoi on April 5, providing an opportunity to enhance bilateral cooperation and import-export of farm produce, aquatic products, and pharmaceutical materials.

OCOP market earns over 100 billion VND, attracting 1 4 billion views
OCOP market earns over 100 billion VND, attracting 1.4 billion views

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and TikTok in Vietnam have coordinated to summarize 1 year of cooperation in implementing the “OCOP (one commune one product) Market” model to support the consumption of Vietnamese agricultural products.

Vietnam s economy prospers in first quarter
Vietnam's economy prospers in first quarter

(CPV) - According to the latest announcement of the General Statistics Office under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2024 increased by 5.66%, higher than the first quarter growth rate throughout the 2020 – 2023 period.

Government issues list of key projects in the energy sector
Government issues list of key projects in the energy sector

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has signed Decision 270/QD-TTg approving the list of important national programs, works and projects in the energy sector under the direction of the State Steering Committee for important national programs, projects and key projects in the energy sector.

Hanoi to boost export of craft products
Hanoi to boost export of craft products

Hanoi capital city is seeking measures and issuing support policies to promote the development of craft villages, and open doors for the export of their products to the world.