Binh Duong looks for stronger cooperation with RoK partners
The “Meet Korea 2022” festival was held in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 11 as part of activities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Deputy PM receives Swiss business delegation
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai hosted a reception for a Swiss business delegation led by Andreas Gerber, head of Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Business Switzerland, in Hanoi on November 11.
Vietnam attends international fair on food, beverage in Indonesia
(CPV) – Some 900 businesses from 27 countries inside and outside Southeast Asia attended the SIAL InterFood 2022 from November 9 to 12 at the Jiexpo Kemayoran Expo Center, Indonesia.
German journal hails Vietnam’s effective policies towards dynamic economy
Germany’s die Welt newspaper has run an article hailing policies that Vietnam has applied over the years, describing them as the reason making the Southeast Asian country a dynamic and attractive destination for foreign investors.
ADB, VPB sign USD500 million social loan package to expand access to finance for women-owned SMEs in Vietnam
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPB) signed a loan package of up to USD500 million on November 11th 2022 in Ha Noi to expand access to finance for women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) and social loan projects in Viet Nam.
Ben Tre about to export first batch of green-skinned pomelos to the US
The Ben Tre provincial People’s Committee, in collaboration with the Plant Protection Department and Chanh Thu Fruit Import-Export Group Joint Stock Company, has announced the plan to export the first batch of green-skinned pomelo to the US market.
Capital boosts regional linkage for fruits and agricultural products
(CPV) - Aiming to stabilize the market and promote the exploitation of Vietnamese fruit and agricultural products with guranteed quality, clear origin for consumption at the local distribution sytem, Hanoi has carried out many activities to boost regional linkage, promote and connect the supply and demand of goods with other provinces and cities.
Promoting Vietnamese entrepreneurial spirit in economic recovery and development
(CPV) - The Party and State of Vietnam have always consistently advocated "not criminalising civil and economic relations", and have always supported and encouraged enterprises to generate their revenues and profits in an ethical manner. This principle has many notable implications, contributing to stabilising market sentiments and promoting sustainable business development.
Hanoi among most-searched-for places by international tourists
Hanoi ranks among the most-searched-for destinations by international tourists, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
PetroVietnam negotiates with Algeria for 2nd phase of oil & gas joint venture
A delegation of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam) led by Chairman of Members' Council Hoang Quoc Vuong had a working session on November 7 with representatives from relevant agencies of Algeria to speed up the implementation of the second phase of a tripartite joint venture project at the Bir Seba field in the African country.
Over 2.9 trillion VND loan for poverty reduction
After 6 years of receiving funds, the total loan turnover from the Poverty Reduction Loan Program at the Ho Chi Minh City Bank for Social Policies reached 2,937 billion VND, with 98,650 poor households, near-poor households, and new households escaping the near-poor household standard.
Vietnamese, South African businesses look to boost partnership
Vietnamese businesses are increasingly interested in the South African market and want to explore investment opportunities to take advantage of the free trade agreements that South Africa has signed with major markets, including the US and Europe as well as the African market, Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi has said.
Vietnam urges RECP member economies to fully implement commitment
Given current regional and international situation, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) member economies should continue to strengthen trust and cooperation, and fully and effectively implement agreements and commitments, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh said in a pre-recorded speech at the High-level Forum entitled “RCEP Spurs Higher-level Opening up” on November 5.
Rubber export to face difficulties toward year-end
Difficulties for Vietnam's rubber export remain in the fourth quarter as the US dollar has entered a bullish cycle as a haven against inflation, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Department of Import-Export Management.
Vietnam business delegation seeks investment, trade opportunities in Israel
A Vietnamese business delegation made a trip to Israel on November 3-4 during which they attended a Vietnam-Israel conference on production and trade cooperation in Tel Aviv.
Vietnamese rice contest names winners
Thai Binh Seed Corporation’s TBR39 fragrant rice has won the first prize in Vietnam's best rice contest 2022 and will represent the country’s at the 2022 World's Best Rice competition.
Vietnam seeks to boost economic ties with Saudi Arabia
The Vietnamese Embassy in Saudi Arabia has stepped up trade promotion activities, popularising the country's products in many of the host localities, Ambassador Dang Xuan Dung told the Vietnam News Agency in an interview.
Some 1 million families receive preferential loans
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has summarized 20 years of implementing preferential credit policies for poor households and other policy beneficiaries in the city, according to Decree 78 of the Government.
Conference helps businesses expand exports to Islamic markets
The Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) in collaboration with Halal Vietnam Center, Dunlopillo Vietnam Company has held a conference on “Standards of Islamic market for household goods”.
Ample room remains for Vietnam’s fruit exports to Thailand: Forum
Vietnam and Thailand boast substantial potential for cooperation in farm produce, particularly fresh vegetables and fruits, heard a forum held in Bangkok on November 2.
Hanoi, Belgium’s Wallonia develop 3B bull breed
A working delegation led by Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen visited and held a working session with Belgimex, supplier of Blanc Blue Belgium (3B) bulls, known as “double-muscling” breed, in Wallonia region of Belgium on November 2.
Export and import value totals 585.4 billion USD in 10 months
Preliminary statistics of the General Department of Customs show that the total export and import value of Vietnam’s goods in the first half of October 2022 reached 27.75 billion USD, down 12.6% compared to the second half of September 2022.
HCM City increases disbursement of public investment capital in 2022
(CPV) - Ho Chi Minh City has issued a Directive on strengthening the implementation and disbursement in 2022 and medium-term public investment plan for the 2021-2025 period.
Vietnam has fastest growing digital economy in SEA
Vietnam’s digital economy has the fastest growth rate in Southeast Asia with gross merchandise value (GMV) expected to increase by 28%, from 18 billion USD in 2021 to 23 billion USD in 2022, thanks to 26% growth in e-commerce over the same period last year.
Foreign capital flow in Vietnam hit 22.46 billion USD in 10 months
Foreign direct investment (FDI) registered in Vietnam reached 22.46 billion USD as of October 20, down 5.4% year on year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.
Agro, forestry, fishery export value rises over 14%
The total import-export turnover of agricultural, forestry and fishery products reached about 82.1 billion USD in Jan-Oct 2022, up 10.2% year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Industrial production in 10 months rises 9%
The index of industrial production (IIP) in October 2022 is estimated to increase by 3% from the previous month and rise by 6.3% over the same period last year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
140 tonnes of durian exported to China through Lao Cai border gate
A total of 140 tonnes of fresh durians have been exported to China through the Kim Thanh II international border gate in the northern province of Lao Cai, according to figures released by local authorities.
FDI inflows reach 22.46 billion USD in 10 months
Foreign capital inflows fell whereas disbursed capital rose in the first 10 months of 2022, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Ten-month CPI increases 2.89% year on year
The consumer price index (CPI) posted year-on-year growth of 2.89% in the first 10 months of 2022 while core inflation rose 2.14%, the General Statistics Office (GSO) revealed on October 29.