Despite strong growth, investment into innovative start-ups in Vietnam remains relatively modest compared to the region and the world.
Around 6,900 businesses were established in February across the nation with a total registered capital of over 45.8 trillion VND (2.2 billion USD), up 0.47 percent and 44.6 percent from January, respectively.
The Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade and the Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam were listed on “The Banking 500 - The world's most valuable banking brands of 2015” conducted by Brand Finance.
The central province of Nghe An yesterday granted investment licences to eight projects and signed deals worth over US$967 million at a meeting in Vinh City.
(VNF) - The Ho Chi Minh city Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (Hepza) has reported about 700 enterprises in the city returned to work after the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday 2015.
(VNF) - The Prime Minister has issued a decision asking the Mekong Delta to purchase and stockpile 1 million tonnes of rice from the 2014-2015 winter-spring crop
Vietnam is the fifth most recognised coffee producing country in the US – the world’s largest coffee consuming market, according to a recent survey by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC).
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is expected to be formed by the end of 2015, aims to add impetus to economic development and global integration of regional countries. Vietnamese enterprises will be presented with both challenges and opportunities when they join the community.
Vietnam’s exports to China’s Hong Kong saw a significant yearly increase of some 26.7 percent to top USD5.2 billion in 2014, Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau Hoang Chi Trung said.
Vietnamese exports to Canada expanded by 34.55 percent on year to USD2.08 billion in 2014, said the Vietnam Industry and Trade Information Centre under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The construction of a gas processing plant, part of the Ca Mau Gas-Electricity-Fertiliser Complex, commenced in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on February 7th in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
(VNF) - The German Business Association (GBA) in Vietnam announced that it has elected a new Board Management for 2015. Mr. Jens Ruebbert, Chief Country Officer of Deutsche Bank AG, was elected as the Chairman of the Board.
The Mekong Delta provinces earned USD229 million from export of 516,000 tonnes of rice in January, up 3.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region.
Vietnam has become China’s second largest ASEAN trade partner in 2014, only after Malaysia, the China-ASEAN Business Council (CABC)’s report revealed on January 30th.
(VNF) - As many as 6,867 new enterprises were established in Vietnam in January 2015, with a registered capital of VND31.7 trillion, the same number of projects as a year earlier but a year-on-year decrease of 27.5% in capital, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
(VNF) - Vietnam-Brazil two-way trade turnover will likely reach around USD4 billion in 2015 thanks to trade promotion activities and measures to expand markets, said economic experts.
Vietnam earned an estimated USD1.95 billion from exports of agro-forestry-fishery products in January, a year-on-year decline of 13.8 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.