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  • Vietnam, Singapore trade grows 20 percent

    Vietnam, Singapore trade grows 20 percent

    Public: 1/20/2015 8:55:59 PM

    Vietnam-Singapore trade hit USD15.6 billion (SGD20.4 billion) in 2014, a 20.3 percent surge from 2013, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics.

  • Vietnam, India eye USD15 billion bilateral trade revenue in 2020

    Vietnam, India eye USD15 billion bilateral trade revenue in 2020

    Public: 1/20/2015 8:42:09 PM

    Vietnam and India have targeted trade revenue of USD7 billion in 2015, increasing to 15 billion USD by 2020.

  • Japanese firm seeks to build clean vegetable plant in Ha Nam

    Japanese firm seeks to build clean vegetable plant in Ha Nam

    Public: 1/19/2015 8:06:04 PM

    Japan’s Showa Denko Group has worked in conjunction with authorities from the northern province of Ha Nam to design a plan to develop a clean vegetable production plant using LED lighting technology.

  • Some 158,000 auto units sold in 2014

    Some 158,000 auto units sold in 2014

    Public: 1/19/2015 12:27:43 PM

    (VNF) - The domestic Auto market sold sales nearly 158,000 units in 2014, a year-on-year rise of 43%, reported the Vietnam Auto Manufacturers Association (VAMA).

  • Investors in high-end residential sector can earn profits at the rate of 15 to 20 per cent this year

    Investors in high-end residential sector can earn profits at the rate of 15 to 20 per cent this year

    Public: 1/18/2015 5:22:13 PM

    Investors can expect a minimum profit rate of 7 to 8 per cent and a maximum profit rate of 15 to 20 per cent, depending on each segment of the city property market, he added.

  • Farmers and business executives discussed measures needed to further expansion cocoa industry

    Farmers and business executives discussed measures needed to further expansion cocoa industry

    Public: 1/16/2015 3:15:18 PM

    Dinh Hai Lam, cocoa development manager at Mars Incorporated, said the development of the cocoa industry had not reached expectations, and that its expansion had occurred mostly due to the support of non-government organisations (NGOs) and projects involved in eliminating hunger and reducing poverty.

  • Hanoi aims for 5 percent industrial growth in 2015

    Hanoi aims for 5 percent industrial growth in 2015

    Public: 1/13/2015 8:56:12 PM

    Hanoi will work towards industry sector recovery in 2015 with 5 percent growth, stated Vice Director of the municipal Department for Industry and Trade Tran Thi Phuong Lan.

  • Vietsovpetro targets 5.1 million tonnes of crude oil in 2015

    Vietsovpetro targets 5.1 million tonnes of crude oil in 2015

    Public: 1/13/2015 8:08:32 PM

    The Vietnam-Russia Oil and Gas Joint Venture (Vietsovpetro) has set a production plan of exploit 5.1 billion tonnes of crude oil in 2015, grossing a total revenue of USD3.9 billion.

  • Firms expect property market in Ha Noi to rebound strongly this year

    Firms expect property market in Ha Noi to rebound strongly this year

    Public: 1/12/2015 3:10:40 PM

    The Savills Viet Nam Ltd Company pointed out that six new housing projects, with approximately 2,900 units, have been launched recently. This reflects the highest number since the second quarter of 2013.

  • ASEAN countries have over 2,000 FDI projects in Vietnam

    ASEAN countries have over 2,000 FDI projects in Vietnam

    Public: 1/10/2015 2:07:06 PM

    As of December 2014, eight countries in ASEAN invested USD53 billion in 2.057 projects in Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

  • Hanoi customs budget collection rises 12%

    Hanoi customs budget collection rises 12%

    Public: 1/10/2015 12:23:30 PM

    (VNF) - The Hanoi Customs Department collected over VND15.9 trillion worth of tax in 2015, up 9.9% of the year’s target and 12% from the previous year.

  • Can Tho invests in three sectors of rice, seafood and garments

    Can Tho invests in three sectors of rice, seafood and garments

    Public: 1/7/2015 3:03:17 PM

    Duong Nghia Hiep, deputy director of the city's Department of Industry and Trade, said milling, polishing, and packaging plants of international standard would be set up to increase rice exports to demanding markets like the EU, Japan, and North America from 17 per cent of total exports last year to 22 per cent this year.

  • Exchange rate increases by one percent

    Exchange rate increases by one percent

    Public: 1/7/2015 11:32:20 AM

    The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has decided to raise the VND/USD exchange rate by one percent from VND21,246 to VND21,458 per USD from January 7th.

  • Petrol prices cut by VND310 per litre

    Petrol prices cut by VND310 per litre

    Public: 1/7/2015 10:29:54 AM

    Retail petrol prices were cut for the first time in 2015, decreasing by VND310 per litre from 16:30 of January 6th, according to the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex).

  • Viet Nam's cement exports could face challenges this year

    Viet Nam's cement exports could face challenges this year

    Public: 1/6/2015 3:07:26 PM

    Le Van Toi, Director of the Department of Building Materials under the Ministry of Construction was quoted as saying by online newspaper vov.vn that Vietnamese cement enterprises have been unable to sign long-term contracts, even though their value is higher than short-term contracts.

  • TPP expected to create new momentum for Vietnam-US trade ties

    TPP expected to create new momentum for Vietnam-US trade ties

    Public: 1/5/2015 6:24:40 PM

    The pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), if completed this year, will create an important momentum for the economic ties between Vietnam and the US, particularly when the two countries mark the 20th anniversary of normalization of their ties in 2015, most experts agreed.

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