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1/18/2018 10:23:56 AM

Toyota and Honda cease car exports to Vietnam

VNF - Two Japanese automakers, Toyota and Honda, have announced cessation of car exports to Vietnam since early 2018 due to Decree 116.

  • Sabeco produces 1.72 billion litres of beer in 2017

    Sabeco produces 1.72 billion litres of beer in 2017

    Public: 1/15/2018 4:45:59 PM

    The Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) produced a total of 1.72 billion litres of beer in 2017 and saw a 11 percent revenue growth year-on-year, said the corporation.

  • Indonesia to import rice from Việt Nam

    Indonesia to import rice from Việt Nam

    Public: 1/15/2018 3:38:11 PM

    Indonesia will import 500,000 tonnes of rice from Việt Nam and Thailand to contain rice price hikes and declining supply in the local market.

  • Vietnam's first smart fertilizer plant inaugurated in Tra Vinh province

    Vietnam's first smart fertilizer plant inaugurated in Tra Vinh province

    Public: 1/14/2018 9:43:58 PM

    The Rynan Smart Fertilizers Limited Company held a ceremony on January 13 at Long Duc Industrial Park in the southern province of Tra Vinh to inaugurate a smart fertilizer plant, the first of its kind in Vietnam.

  • Experts see stable prices in 2018

    Experts see stable prices in 2018

    Public: 1/14/2018 9:20:08 PM

    Economic experts forecast prices would be stable in 2018 and might even see a slight decrease, with inflation under control.

  • The most impressive events in the startup community in 2017

    The most impressive events in the startup community in 2017

    Public: 1/12/2018 11:21:52 AM

    The year 2017 continued seeing the strong rise of startups, which have been catching more attention from domestic and foreign investors.

  • Thai fruits, vegetables to flood Vietnamese market

    Thai fruits, vegetables to flood Vietnamese market

    Public: 1/11/2018 2:58:31 PM

    The volume of fruits and vegetables imported from Thailand is expected to surge this year as import tariffs imposed on these products are reduced to 0%, heating up pressure on their Vietnamese peers.

  • Ho Chi Minh City, Eurocham step up cooperation

    Ho Chi Minh City, Eurocham step up cooperation

    Public: 1/11/2018 2:41:46 PM

    Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong hosted a reception on January 9 for Nicolas Audier, Co-Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) to seek measures to enhance cooperation.

  • US repeals anti-dumping review of Vietnam’s steel nails

    US repeals anti-dumping review of Vietnam’s steel nails

    Public: 1/11/2018 1:56:57 PM

    The International Trade Administration, under the US Department of Commerce (DOC), has rescinded an administrative review of the anti-dumping duty order on certain steel nails from Việt Nam.

  • Vietnam teams to compete for USD 50,000 in global start-up competition

    Vietnam teams to compete for USD 50,000 in global start-up competition

    Public: 1/10/2018 3:40:39 PM

    Three teams from Vietnam, namely Elight Education, VioT Connected Luminaires and VDEs, will compete for US$50,000 cash prize in the final round of the VietChallenge 2018, the first global entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese.

  • Thai billionaire seeks to buy Vinamilk stakes

    Thai billionaire seeks to buy Vinamilk stakes

    Public: 1/10/2018 3:05:50 PM

    F&N Dairy Investments Pte Ltd, a subsidiary owned by Thai business tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, has spent millions of USD to buy stakes at Vinamilk after another subsidiary bought a USD4.8bn stake in Sabeco last year.

  • Former US Secretary of State John Kery: Vietnam an ideal place to develop renewable energy

    Former US Secretary of State John Kery: Vietnam an ideal place to develop renewable energy

    Public: 1/10/2018 2:24:18 PM

    VNF - John Kerry, the former Secretary of State, Honorary President of the Carnegie International Fund for Peace, has frankly shared opportunities as well as challenges of Vietnam when developing coal-fired power plants. At the same time, the former Secretary of State said that Vietnam is a great place to develop renewable energy.

  • Vietnam Airlines concerned about US direct flights

    Vietnam Airlines concerned about US direct flights

    Public: 1/9/2018 2:13:38 PM

    General Director of Vietnam Airlines Duong Tri Thanh said that it would take a long time to break even or make profit through direct flights to the US.

  • Vietnam's foreign trade records impressive achievement in 2017

    Vietnam's foreign trade records impressive achievement in 2017

    Public: 1/9/2018 10:05:16 AM

    In 2017, Vietnam's total import-export turnover exceeded US$400 billion, reaching the highest level ever. After a long period of trade deficit, the balance of trade unexpectedly turned to a surplus, thanks to the government’s drastic reforms and enterprises’ continuous efforts.

  • Control to tighten on Grab, Uber

    Control to tighten on Grab, Uber

    Public: 1/8/2018 3:57:25 PM

    Transport ministry looks to balance treatment afforded traditional taxi companies and ride-hailing apps.

  • 2025 maritime industry and trade development plan approved

    2025 maritime industry and trade development plan approved

    Public: 1/8/2018 11:29:02 AM

    Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has approved a plan to develop Vietnam’s maritime industry and trade to 2025, with a vision to 2035.

  • Vietnamese consumers and the madness of brand goods

    Public: 1/8/2018 10:42:11 AM

    VNF - The fashion brands from popular to high-end, fast food, beverages, retail chains, movie theaters, ... recently landed in two major markets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. 2017 marks the development of retail sector as dozens of global brands enter Vietnamese market.

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