Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
The US’s Magazine Forbes has announced the world’s biggest companies list in 2015 (Global 200).
(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.
(VNF)- The Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition 2015 (Vietnam Foodexpo 2015) will be held from May 13th-16th at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), Ho Chi Minh city.
The State Bank of Vietnam raised the inter-bank average exchange rate between the VND and USD by 1 percent early on May 7th, from VND21,458 to VND21,673 per one USD.
The southern province of Dong Nai lured USD982 million of FDI capital in the first four months this year, including both newly-registered and increased capital, reported the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
The Paris International Fair 2015 will be held at the Versailles Convention and Exhibition Center from April 28th to May 10th, with the participation of 1,800 exhibitors from 50 countries and territories, including Vietnam.
Total tax collection in the first four months this year reached an estimated VND314.1 trillion, 34.5% of the year’s estimate and a year-on-year rise of 9.4%, reported the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
(VNF) - Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Hoang Trung Hai has assigned the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to preside over and coordinate with related agencies and localities to continue to follow PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s direction on developing macadamia plantation and promptly approving the development scheme for the tree.
(VNF) - The first One Commune One Product (OCOP) fair, themed “Quang Ninh Trademark – Convergence and Pervasion”, opened on April 26th, in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
(VNF) - The Prime Minister (PM) has agreed to the proposal of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on adding import quotas to sugar products produced by Hoang Anh - Gia Lai Group in Laos, in a deal worth 50,000 tonnes of commodities which are offered a preferential import tax rate of 2.5%.
(VNF) - The Consumer Price Index in April increased 0.14% from the previous month and 0.99% compared to the same month last year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
On April 23rd, 20 small to medium-sized seafood businesses of Ishinomaki city in Japan’s Myagi province met Vietnamese seafood processors in Ho Chi Minh city.
(VNF) - As of April 15th, Vietnam’s total trade turnover reached USD88.4 billion, a year-on-year rise of 13.9% (equivalent to USD10.82 billion), according to the latest statistics by the General Department of Customs.
(VNF) - Phu Quoc island district has so far had 143 licensed projects over an area of 5,059 hectares, with a capital of over VND144 trillion, according to the Phu Quoc Management Board for investment and development.
(VNF) - Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle to the State’s financial support to build a junction road from the Noi Bai – Lao Cai highway to Sa Pa town in the form of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer).
(VNF) - The Central Highlands industry and trade fair 2015 opened on April 24th in Kon Tum province.