More gold bullion auctions slated for May 21, 23

More gold bullion auctions slated for May 21, 23

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on May 17 announced that it will hold two more gold auctions on May 21 and 23, each will offer 16,800 taels of SJC-branded gold bars.
Dong Nai remains magnet for foreign investors
Dong Nai remains magnet for foreign investors
Industrial parks in the southern province of Dong Nai continued to see a strong influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first months of this...
Central bank to inspect gold trading activities
Central bank to inspect gold trading activities
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on May 17 issued a decision to inspect the compliance with policies and laws in gold trading activities of credit...
Government fast-tracks enforcement of housing, real estate business laws
Government fast-tracks enforcement of housing, real estate business laws
The Government on May 17 issued a Resolution approving the proposal to draft amendments to the Housing Law and the Real Estate Business Law,...
Hanoi ranks 2nd in e-commerce index
Hanoi ranks 2nd in e-commerce index

The 2024 Vietnam E-commerce Index Report was announced by the Vietnam E-Commerce Association within the framework of Vietnam Online Business Forum (VOBF) taking place in Hanoi on April 25.

Australian mining companies seek sustainable cooperation in Vietnam
Australian mining companies seek sustainable cooperation in Vietnam

(CPV) - Eight Australian Mining Equipment, Technology and Service (METS) companies are joining Mining Vietnam 2024, supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), to promote sustainable mining cooperation between Australia and Vietnam.

Moc Chau recognized as national tourist area
Moc Chau recognized as national tourist area

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just issued Decision QD-BVHTTDL recognizing Moc Chau Tourist Area in the northwestern province of Son La as a national tourist area.

Cai Mep listed among world’s 30 largest ports
Cai Mep listed among world’s 30 largest ports

Cai Mep Port in Phu My town, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province has been ranked among the 30 largest container ports in the world for the first time, based on throughput, according to the latest announcement by consulting firm Alphaliner.

Grasping trends, promoting creative economic development
Grasping trends, promoting creative economic development

(CPV) - The Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) is conducting research on creative economic development, basic concepts of the creative economy, the main development trends of the creative economy in the region and the world, learning about the experiences of some countries, for comparison with the current situation in Vietnam and proposal of policy recommendations.

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.

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.

Proposal to abolish tariff on Vietnamese shrimp imported into RoK
Proposal to abolish tariff on Vietnamese shrimp imported into RoK

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has just sent an official dispatch to the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs requesting the abolition of a tariff for Vietnamese shrimp imported into the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Fruit and vegetable exports to RoK, Thailand rise suddenly
Fruit and vegetable exports to RoK, Thailand rise suddenly

Fruit and vegetable exports to major markets in the first three months of the year recorded high growth. The Korean and Thai markets had a sudden increase, according to the Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association (Vinafruit).

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).

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.

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.