Vietnam Time
12/11/2017 11:45:03 AM

Imports of cars with less than 9 seats plummet before New Year

(VNF) - Only 592 cars with less than 9 seats were imported to Vietnam in November, compared with 6,700 in the same period last year.

  • Over 11.6 million foreign tourists come to Vietnam in eleven months

    Over 11.6 million foreign tourists come to Vietnam in eleven months

    Public: 11/30/2017 1:01:55 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam welcomed more than 11.6 million international tourists in 2017, not yet counting December, a year-on-year rise of 27.8%, according to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

  • Online Friday 2017 expects $220 million turnover

    Online Friday 2017 expects $220 million turnover

    Public: 11/30/2017 11:05:09 AM

    Online Friday 2017, which is this Friday, is expected to achieve sales of VND1.5 trillion (US$220 million), event organiser Viet Nam E-commerce and Information Technology Agency (Vecita) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.

  • Japanese investors to build a hospital in the city soon

    Japanese investors to build a hospital in the city soon

    Public: 11/30/2017 10:43:31 AM

    On Monday, Da Nang People’s Committee Vice Chairman Ho Ky Minh met with Japanese businesses to discuss their investment plan in the city’s health care sector. Japanese guests were representatives from the JGC Corporation, the Social Welfare Organization Saiseikai Imperial Gift Foundation Inc, and the Kishokai Medical Corporation, all of which are headquartered in Japan.

  • Vietnam city proposes subsidizing airlines flying to local airport

    Vietnam city proposes subsidizing airlines flying to local airport

    Public: 11/30/2017 10:23:20 AM

    The administration of a city in southern Vietnam has suggested using state money to provide subsidy to airlines opening new routes to its unmarketable airport.

  • Sabeco offers 39 percent stake to foreign investors

    Sabeco offers 39 percent stake to foreign investors

    Public: 11/30/2017 10:14:19 AM

    Foreign investors are permitted to own a maximum of 38.59 per cent from the 53.59 per cent stake in Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) that the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will officially put on sale on December 18.

  • Dairy giant Vinamilk moves into sugar industry

    Dairy giant Vinamilk moves into sugar industry

    Public: 11/30/2017 9:55:38 AM

    Vinamilk purchases a 65% share in the Khanh Hoa Sugar Joint Stock Company.

  • Vietnam’s CPI in November up 0.13% from previous month

    Vietnam’s CPI in November up 0.13% from previous month

    Public: 11/30/2017 8:44:29 AM

    The consumer price index (CPI) in November rose by a slight 0.13% against the previous month and 2.62% from a year earlier, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • Italian firms seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

    Italian firms seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

    Public: 11/28/2017 9:51:18 AM

    An Italian mission of 70 leading firms and 150 delegates are visiting Vietnam to sound out cooperation prospects and strengthen ties between the two countries.

  • VN fashion industry faces threat of takeover by foreign brands

    VN fashion industry faces threat of takeover by foreign brands

    Public: 11/27/2017 11:16:24 AM

    Early in November NEM Vietnam, the second largest women’s apparel maker in the country, said on its website that it and Stripe International, a Japanese fashion retailer, had begun negotiations for the latter to acquire a stake in NEM.

  • China makes up three-fourths of Vietnam’s vegetable, fruit exports

    China makes up three-fourths of Vietnam’s vegetable, fruit exports

    Public: 11/27/2017 10:44:36 AM

    China spent US$2.17 billion importing vegetables and fruits from Vietnam in the first ten months of 2017, making up nearly 75.9% of Vietnam’s total export revenue from these products, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

  • Vietnamese agricultural products introduced in Ukraine

    Vietnamese agricultural products introduced in Ukraine

    Public: 11/25/2017 10:46:24 PM

    Vietnam’s key agricultural products were introduced in Ukraine during the Food Expo 2017 that opened in Kiev on November 23.

  • 450 exhibitors participates in International Agricultural Fair 2017 (Can Tho province)

    450 exhibitors participates in International Agricultural Fair 2017 (Can Tho province)

    Public: 11/24/2017 10:17:28 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam International Fair 2017 opened in Can Tho City on Thursday, attracting the participation of 450 exhibitors from 300 enterprises, including overseas partners such as the Republic of Korea, Japan, India and China.

  • First unmanned convenient store opens in Saigon

    First unmanned convenient store opens in Saigon

    Public: 11/24/2017 10:02:03 PM

    Customers top up their online account and pay by scanning QR codes with their smartphone

  • Colombia and Can Tho discuss cooperation in waterway tourism

    Colombia and Can Tho discuss cooperation in waterway tourism

    Public: 11/24/2017 3:36:28 PM

    Claudia Liliana Zambrano Naranjo, Chargé d’Affaires of Colombia to Vietnam, has expressed her wish for cooperation in waterway tourism between Colombia and Vietnam’s Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

  • Finnish expert: Solutions needed for VN's waste-to-energy treatment

    Finnish expert: Solutions needed for VN's waste-to-energy treatment

    Public: 11/24/2017 8:26:55 AM

    Waste management is one of the important issue for sustainable development. The Vietnam Economics Time recently conducted an interview with Saku Liuksia, Program Manager of Waste-to-Energy and Bio-energy at Finland's Trade and Investment Promotion Agency on the organization's operations and projects in Vietnam.

  • Vietnam beer hits Israel supermarket shelves

    Vietnam beer hits Israel supermarket shelves

    Public: 11/22/2017 2:38:46 PM

    Saigon beer has been recommended to customers at the first Asia food fair in Tel Aviv, Israel by Israel’s leading sales and distribution company for global consumer brands, cosmetics and food, the Rakuto Diplomat International.

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