The Vietnamese town in Hanoi has specialised in silk weaving since the 13th century, Grenoble Ecole de Management's Hung M Nguyen and Marcos Barros point out.
The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in partner with TRAFFIC yesterday held the launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), which is a global network that helps people turn their ideas into promising new ventures—creating jobs, accelerating innovation and strengthening economic stability around the world.
Vietlott has earned VND12.8bn (USD562,000) a day in the first two months of 2017, an increase of 34% on last year, according to its report released on February 28.
At a consultation session on the free trade agreement with Turkey from February 20-25, 2017, the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) asked the Turkish side to consider and recognise Vietnam’s market economy and minimise the application of trade defence measures against Vietnamese goods.
A firm in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak plans to bring avocado grown in the locality to the Japanese, EU and US markets after successfully entering the domestic and several regional markets.
Five leading businesses hold 98 percent of Vietnam’s film distribution market, with three of them foreign invested.
Thirty-three Vietnam agricultural businesses are showing their products at the on-going Gulfood fair taking place on February 26 – March 2 in Dubai, the UAE.
While Vietnamese authorities are criticized for not taxing Uber enough, local Uber drivers are complaining about having between 15 and 25 percent of their earnings end up in the company’s pocket.
The domestic vegetable and fruit industry will face obstacles in maintaining sustainable growth in export value at the current high level, according to the Vietnam Vegetable and Fruit Association.
The total assets of the Vietnamese banking industry reached VND8.5 quadrillion (USD360 billion) by the end of 2016, according to statistics provided by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Indian rice prices fell as overseas demand waned while prices in Vietnam rose with some traders speeding up purchases to complete their signed February export orders amid thin supplies.
About 76% of European enterprises operating in Vietnam said they are optimistic about business prospects in 2017, according to a Business Climate Index (BCI) survey for the fourth quarter of 2016 conducted by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).
Senior economist Nguyen Mai has a look at the international standing before and after US President Donald Trump took office and shares his views on what Vietnam should do to capitalise on the new situation.
The government successfully reined in the inflation rate at below 5 percent in 2016 as planned. However, curbing inflation will be a difficult task for 2017.
Investors can look forward to plenty of opportunities as Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG), Vinafood 2, and many more companies where the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) represents the state holding, will put up to 100 per cent stake up for public auction in 2017.
Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture’s manager in charge of coffee Silvio Farnesi has said that the government has approved the importation of robusta coffee for the first time in history, including those from Vietnam, in order to meet domestic demand for instant coffee production.
As of January 2017, Vietnam had channeled almost 21.4 billion USD into 1,188 projects across 70 countries and territories, an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment has said.