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.
Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and the Petrolimex Group Commercial Joint Stock Bank (PGBank) signed an official merger document on May 22, thereby opening opportunities for the new bank.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran, Nguyen Hong Thach has recently paid a visit to the West Asian country’s central Yazd province to promote economic cooperation between the two nations’ localities.
The European news agency, Euro Presse Image (www.epi-agency.com) has published an article on Vietnam’s overall economic picture which underscored that in 2014, the national economy continued to grow as a result of efforts from the Government’s effective economic management measures.
A forum featuring the role of businesses in new rural areas took place in Hanoi on May 22nd, where an expert urged farmers to adopt a more commercial mindset.
(VNF) - Following the success of previous 17 times, Banking Vietnam 2015 is being held from May 19th-20th in Hanoi with the theme “Leveraging modern technology to transform innovative banking services”.
The ASEAN Forum on Coal 13 (AFOC 13) opened in Ha Long city in the northeast province of Quang Ninh on May 14th.
The Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition 2015 (Vietnam Foodexpo 2015) officially opened on May 13th at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh city.
(VNF) - Rubber exports have recorded a pleasing increase since the beginning of the year with the export volume rising sharply in spite of a slight decrease in value compared to the same period last year, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s rice export turnover to markets in Africa, West Asia and South Asia recorded considerable growth in the first quarter of this year to hit USD71.3 million, 531 percent higher than that of the same period last year.
(VNF) - Auto sales in April 2015 reached 18,178 units, an 11% rise over a month earlier and a 60% increase from a year ago, reported the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association.
(VNF) - In recent years, Vietnam’s commodity exports to Algeria continued to grow rapidly and the country is now the third biggest importers of Vietnamese goods in Africa.
(VNF) - The US Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) and the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) on May 7th signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technical support from ENR for the development of Vietnam's competitive power market.
Poland is looking to foster cooperation with Vietnam in advantageous fields such as mining, food, green and advanced technologies and chemicals, said Polish Deputy Minister of Economy Grazyna Henclewska.
Da Nang continued its reign as the top performing province in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) with a score of 66.87, followed by Dong Thap (65.28 points) and Lao Cai (64.67 points), according to the PCI 2014 launched on April 16th, in Hanoi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has recognized Cu Chi in Ho Chi Minh city as meeting the new rural area model standard in 2015.
Six Vietnamese enterprises attended the world’s biggest industrial trade fair—Hannover Messe 2015—in Hanover, Germany alongside 6,500 other exhibitors from 70 countries and territories worldwide.