Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked relevant ministries, sectors and localities to further promote marine potential and advantages, overcome shortcomings and adopt timely measures to turn Vietnam into a rich and strong country based on its maritime economy.
As a country engaged in the development of the global value chain, Vietnam is likely to be affected by the U.S.-China trade war, stated Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Foreign exchange rates are likely to rise strongly due to concerns that the U.S.-China trade war may be escalating, said Director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) Nguyen Duc Thanh.
The Foreign Ministry held a seminar in Hanoi on July 5 on external relations and the export of farm produce and aquatic products to the Middle East and Africa.
The two governments of Vietnam and Brazil have agreed on a comprehensive framework for cooperation and stated that the promotion of trade and investment cooperation is the responsibility of the two sides’ business communities, especially those in Sao Paulo state.
Vietnamese food and beverages are attracting huge attention from visitors to the largest specialty food industry event in North America held in New York from June 30 to July 2.
Export value of aquatic products was estimated at USD 732 million in June, bringing the figure for the first half of the year to USD 3.94 billion, up 10.5 percent annually, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
General Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam urged sectors and localities not to take it for granted that the yearly goal of 6.7 percent GDP growth is within reach, noting that the usual trend of higher growth towards year-end is no longer true for this year.
It would be no surprise if one day Vietnam imports pho, its most well-known food. It is an inevitable result of globalisation and is no different from the way Koreans import kimchi or the omnipresence of pizza restaurants owned not by the Italians but by US and Japanese companies.
(VNF) - A conference themed ‘How Doing Good is Good for Business’ will be held on June 28 in HCMC. The event will serve as the platform for businesses, community organisations and government agencies to seek collaboration opportunities in sustainable socio-economic development.
The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the authorities of six Central provinces and several enterprises joined a conference in Nghe An province on June 22nd, to seek ways to promote industrial agriculture along the corridor of the Ho Chi Minh Road in the North Central region.
Officials of Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) lauded the upbeat outcomes brought about by the EAEU – Vietnam free trade agreement (EAEU – Vietnam FTA) in more than one year and a half since it took effect.
Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
The Vietnam General Department of Defence Industry (under the Ministry of Defence) in coordination with the Indian Embassy in Vietnam organised the fourth Vietnam-India Defence Industry Business Meeting in Hanoi on June 13th.
The banking sector and commercial banks in particular should innovate to adapt to the forth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) and the wave of fintech companies if they wish to maintain the role as a trusted and comprehensive financial service provider.
With strong support from authorities, cooperatives in Ho Chi Minh City have developed strongly and are making efforts to expand their trade on agricultural products even into international markets.
Vietnam appreciates the discipline, sense of responsibility, modern technology, advanced administration, and business culture of Japanese enterprises and entrepreneurs while doing business and investment in Vietnam, said President Tran Dai Quang.