Several toy makers of the US are intending to move their production facilities in China to other markets, including Vietnam, due to concerns about negative effects from the US-China trade war.
Vietnam’s rice export turnover to markets in Africa, West Asia and South Asia recorded considerable growth in the first quarter of this year to hit USD71.3 million, 531 percent higher than that of the same period last year.
On May 12th, a delegation of 50 Chinese enterprises visited, surveyed and studied investment opportunities in Texhong, Hai Ha Industrial Zone in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
(VNF) - Auto sales in April 2015 reached 18,178 units, an 11% rise over a month earlier and a 60% increase from a year ago, reported the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association.
(VNF) - In recent years, Vietnam’s commodity exports to Algeria continued to grow rapidly and the country is now the third biggest importers of Vietnamese goods in Africa.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has officially allowed French beef without bone to be imported into the Vietnamese market from May 2015.
As many as 14 of the 18 series capacitor banks at the Da Nang - Ha Tinh, Phu Lam - Pleiku, and Nho Quan - Ha Tinh transmission lines have been upgraded and energized by GE’s Digital Energy business, a business subsidiary of General Electric.
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%.