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.
Japan’s AEON Group officially opened Aeon Mall Long Bien, the first shoppimall of its trademark in Hanoi, on November 3rd.
Trade turnover between Vietnam and Brazil in the first three quarters of 2015 reached an estimated USD2.72 billion, a year-on-year rise of 20.8%, reported the General Department of Customs.
Vietnam had 77,542 newly-established enterprises from the start of the year, with a total registered capital of VND468.1 trillion, a 29.2% increase in number and a 37.9% rise in capital over a year earlier, reported the General Statistics Office.
Exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products were valued at USD2.55 billion in October, bringing the figure for the first ten months this year to USD24.61 billion, down 3.8% over a year earlier, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The 16th Lang Son provincial Party Congress for the 2015-2020 tenure was organised on October 28th under the direction of Ngo Van Du, Politburo member, Party Central Secretary (PCC) Secretary and Head of the PCC Commission on Inspection.
A Swiss/European business delegation will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on October 26th - 30th 2015 to explore business opportunities with Vietnam’s ICT and software development industries, organized by the Swiss Import Promotion Programme SIPPO and tcbe.ch – ICT Cluster Bern, Switzerland.
Fruit and vegetable export turnover was estimated at USD1.3 billion in the first nine months this year, a year-on-year rise of 116%, according to statistics by the Vietnam Vegetable and Fruit Association (Vinafruit).
(VNF) - The Vietnam Military-run Telecommunications Group (Viettel) on October 15th launched its mobile and internet services in Tanzania (the tenth international market) under the brand name of Halotel.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) is the Vietnam’s biggest octopus and cuttlefish importer with a 37.7% market share, reported the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
An international seminar on the prospects for economic cooperation between Vietnam, the Middle East and Africa will be held on October 20th, in Hanoi.
(VNF) - The list of 50 top valuable brands listed on Vietnam Stock Market has been announced in Hanoi on October 14th at Vietnam Brand Matters Forum.
(VNF) - From October 12th-13h, agriculture and food safety experts from New Zealand’s leading science institutes will visit Hanoi to participate in a seminar to exchange ideas and explore opportunities for commercial collaboration to support Vietnam’s agriculture sector.
Vietnam and Indonesia strive to raise bilateral trade turnover to USD10 billion by 2018, a totally feasible target when the two countries are active members of the ASEAN Economic Community.
(VNF) - The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Vietnam's Ministry of Construction on October 8th signed the record of discussion on the project for the technical assistance project for establishment of Vietnam green city master plan.
Trade ministers of 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member states have reached the final consensus on the world’s largest free trade agreement.
Vietnam has won a contract to ship 450,000 tonnes of rice to the Philippines, reported the Vietnam News Agency.