Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the opening ceremony for the Vietnamese Goods Week in Singapore on November 13, as part of his trip to the country to attend the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
HCM City’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in the first 10 months of the year increased by nearly 8 per cent compared to the same period last year, propped up by high growth of electronic equipment and machinery.
A conference was held in Hanoi on November 12 to foster commercial connections between Vietnamese and Barcelona (Spain) businesses.
The 2018 Vietnam Trade Fair in Cambodia, themed "Friendship, Cooperation and Development", kicked off on November 7 at the Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Equitisation and divestment were key tasks for restructuring State-owned enterprises (SOEs), said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyễn Văn Hiếu.
Vietnam exported 264,000 tonnes of rice with a value of US$136 million in October, thus bringing the total export volume of rice in the first 10 months this year to US$5.2 million tonnes, worth U$$2.6 billion, up 1.7% in volume and 14.1% in value over the same period in 2017.
Chairman of the Hồ Chí Minh City People’s Committee Nguyễn Thành Phong received Mayor of Busan of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Oh Keo-don on Nov 2.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng yesterday presented a proposal to the National Assembly asking for the parliament’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The US Federal Reserve Board announced on its website early this week that it had approved the application by Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Việt Nam (Vietcombank) to establish an office in New York City.
During its sixth session recently held in Hanoi, the 14th National Assembly (NA) has reviewed the draft bill of the amendment of the Law on Public Investment.
The domestic automobile parts industry has failed to reach the set target despite support from the Government, said Nguyễn Thị Tuệ Anh, deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Vietnam saw approximately 13,000 newly established enterprises with a total registered capital of VND152.5 trillion (US$6.55 billion) in October, a significant increase of nearly 42% in terms of number of enterprises and 80% in terms of registered capital compared to the previous month.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has submitted a draft decree to the government proposing to abolish and simplify a total of 117 business regulations under its jurisdiction.
The fourth industrial revolution and digital transformation are bringing sweeping changes to the manufacturing sector and every aspect of socio-economic life around the world. In this context, Vietnamese enterprises, most of which are small or medium-sized, are facing the risk of being wiped out if they are not fully aware of the challenges which are rapidly becoming a reality.
Vietnam raked in more than USD 6.7 billion from exporting its main forestry products in the first nine months of 2018, up 15.91 percent year-on-year, accounting for 23.17 percent of the total export turnover of the agricultural sector.
Vietnam is working to develop its own earth observation satellite, which will help the country manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural disasters, a conference heard on October 18.
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) demonstrated their efforts to push the early signing, ratification and implementation of their free trade agreement and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s ongoing visit to Europe.