Despite challenges, Vietnam’s leather and footwear sector will still have a competitive edge for the next two decades, according to Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO) Diep Thanh Kiet.
Convenience store chains are on their way to conquer fast-growing ASEAN markets, but they get little love in Indonesia, the region’s largest market. VIR’s Nam Phuong learned about this during her recent trip to Jakarta and found out whether the same can happen in Vietnam.
Foreign manufacturers have started to get their heads around new regulations issued by Vietnam at the start of the year.
(VNF) – Member of the Steering Committee of the Hanoi City’s Party, Vice Standing Chair of the municipal People’s Commitee, Nguyen Van Suu on March 20th held a reception for Governor of Bratislava (Slovakia), Juraj Droba.
(VNF) – Since Australia has recently reviewed the cultivation, processing and packaging of longans in Vietnam, it is expected that they may grant an import license for the fruit in 2019.
Cooperation between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of Vietnam and Russia should be paid attention as they will jostle two-way trade to reach USD 10 billion by 2020 set by leaders from the two countries, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh.
Hanoi authorities on March 16 held a meeting to seek measures to help farmers boost sales of daikon radishes which are facing incredibly low prices.
Many Singaporean firms are interested in investing in the food industry, agriculture, and dining services in Vietnam as they forecast that these sectors will thrive in the near future amidst broader ASEAN integration.
Up to 679 local and foreign tourism businesses have been registered to participate in the Vietnam International Travel Mart 2018 which is scheduled to be held in Hanoi from March 29 to April 1.
Young people from Viet Nam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand are invited to take part in the ‘Start-up Francophone 2018’ competition, which will open from March to September.
Two young engineers are among the first batch of master’s degree holders in agricultural engineering from Israel
Vietnam remained the third largest trading partner of Laos in 2017, trailing Thailand and China, according to the Vientiane Times.
Ho Chi Minh City will do its utmost to help the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh to deal with issues regarding urban transport planning and waste treatment, said Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
Japonica rice is set to become one of the main export rice categories of Việt Nam in the coming time, according to the Việt Nam Food Association (VFA).
2017 was a successful year for Vietnam boasting many new economic records with GDP rising to 6.81% in 2017 - the highest figure the country has recorded over the past ten years.
A festival showcasing Peruvian grapes will take place in Hanoi from March 13 to 20, organized by the Embassy of Peru to mark Vietnam permitting the importation of the country’s grapes after more than five years of negotiations.
Forbes has announced Vietnam’s four billionaires a few days ago, and indeed it is an honour for the country, acknowledging the critical role of the private sector and raising Vietnam to the level of many nations around the world. Among these big shots, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, the CEO of Vietjet Air, has secured the 55th spot on Forbes’ list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, taking over even Hillary Clinton.