Vietnam and the European Union (EU) demonstrated their efforts to push the early signing, ratification and implementation of their free trade agreement and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s ongoing visit to Europe.
The US’s Royal Caribbean International Group and Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on upgrading infrastructure of Chan May Port in the central province of ThuaThien-Hue.
(VNF) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in association with Global Initiatives, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and World Wide Fund for Nature kicked off the second responsible business forum on food and agriculture on June 23rd, in Hanoi.
Garment and textile export turnover posted USD12.18 billion in the first half of 2015, up 10.26% against the same period last year.
Hanoi’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in June soared 0.13% from the previous months and increased 0.98% from the same period last year, reported the municipal Statistics Office.
(VNF) – Commodity export turnover in the Southeastern province of Dong Nai reached nearly USD7 billion in the first half of the year, a year-on-year rise of 14.5%, reported the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
The Mekong Delta Trade and Industry Fair 2015, co-organized by the Hau Giang provincial People’s Committee and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, is taking place from June 14th to 20th in Vi Thanh city, Hau Giang province.
(VNF) – Volume of imported CBU (completely built unit) autos in May reached over 10,700, valued at USD327 million, up 7.9% in volume and up 11.2% in value over a year earlier, according to statistics by the General Department of Customs.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has so far implemented 85 projects, capitalized with of USD1.3 billion relating to the supporting industries, reported the Provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Export value of wood and wooden products in May 2015 reached almost USD2.56 billion, up 6.9% year on year, reported the Ho Chi Minh City Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (Hawa).
(VNF) – The Hanoi Promotion Agency was officially launched on June 15th at the direction of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the agency will operate under the Hanoi People’s Committee.
(VNF) – An international seminar discussing the opportunities and challenges that will be presented to Vietnamese businesses with the formation of the AEC (ASEAN Economic Community) has been organised by the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam in Hanoi.
(VNF) – The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has granted license for exports of Dong Nai mangoes to the Japanese market, reported the Dong Nai provincial Department and Agriculture and Rural Development.
(VNF) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the master plan for the development of hi-tech parks by 2020, with orientations toward 2030.
Despite sharp declines in crude oil prices, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) achieved satisfactory production and business results during the first five months of this year.
Vietnam pledged to implement signed trade agreements and conclude 14 free trade pacts with 55 foreign partners, including 15 members of the G-20, towards creating a basic foundation for the Southeast Asian country to integrate deeper into the international community and widen future cooperation opportunities.