Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gave an interview to The Straits Times of Singapore on Vietnam’s policy making and stance on protectionism, ASEAN’s urgent issues and solutions to digital economic development of Vietnam on the occasion of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 that took place in Hanoi from September 11-13.
A recent survey showed Vietnam is the only country, in which Starbucks is not the most preferred coffee house chain, due to the popularity of domestic brands such as Trung Nguyen and Highlands.
Hanoi Irradiation Centre (Institute of Atomic Energy of Vietnam) has irradiated 2 tons of lychee for export to the Australian market.
(VNF) - On June 24th, the first component “Capacity building support to the State Audit Office of Vietnam” of the EU public finance modernization project (EU-PFMO) kicked off in Hanoi.
In the next 5 years, the northern province of Tuyen Quang will focus on carrying out 3 breakthrough solutions, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Pham Minh Huan.
Vietnam imported 41,238 CBU (completely built-up) cars of all kinds, worth some USD968 million, in the first five months of the year, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has officially recognized an additional 12 catfish processing plants of Vietnam as meeting enough requirements to export to the US, raising the total exporters to 57.
Pepper export in the first five months of 2016 saw rapid growth in volume, but export value of the commodity decreased from a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
(VNF) - Cirpack, French editor of Internet Protocol (IP) communication software, is developing its business activity in Vietnam, through the new arrival of an Asia Pacific Business Development Manager based in Ho Chi Minh city.
Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Vuong Dinh Hue on June 6th worked with the Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) and presented PM’s decision appointing Pham Quang Tung as Chairman of VDB Board of Directors.
(VNF) - Ho Chi Minh city residents will be able to experience the New Zealand Experience Expo on Nguyen Hue street from June 2nd-4th with a festival celebrating the first Air New Zealand flight between Auckland and Vietnam.
Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Trinh Dinh Dung has directed rice export in the first months of 2016, and missions and solutions for the coming time.
Vietnam had more than 44,740 newly-established enterprises in the first five months, with a registered capital of over VND349 trillion, up 24.1% in number and 59.3% in capital, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Business Registration Management Agency.
Export value of agriculture, forestry and fishery in May was estimated to reach USD2.32 billion, bringing the total figure for the first five months this year to USD12.18 billion, a year-on-year rise 4.9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s cashew sector shipped over 118,000 tonnes of cashew kernels overseas in the first five months this year, worth about USD1.1 billion, recording growth in both volume and value as planned, said Nguyen Duc Thanh, Chairman of the Vietnam Cashew Association.
(VNF) - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) processors, shrimp producers and inhabitants in the Mekong Delta region will benefit from “Sustainable and equitable shrimp production and value chain development” project which was launched on May 25th in Can Tho city.
(VNF) - Since shifting to the model of a joint-stock company on April 1st last year, Vietnam Airlines operated 127,500 safe flights, transporting 17.4 million passengers and 221.6 thousand tonnes of cargo, consolidated revenue exceeding VND69 trillion, consolidated profit before tax reaching VND1,048.8 billion, and contributing VND 4.7 trillion to the state budget.