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Dollar rise lifts imports and widens Vietnam’s trade gap

18:27 | 08/26/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam’s trade deficit grew by US$3.6 billion in the seven months leading up to August, according to the latest preliminary statistics of Vietnam Customs.

Seminar discusses spurring support industry

19:02 | 08/21/2015

The Central Institute of Economic Management (CIEM) held a workshop on August 21 to enhance linkages between domestic and foreign businesses and boost the development of the support industry in service of six industrial sectors prioritised in Vietnam’s modernisation strategy within the framework of Vietnam-Japan cooperation.

Hanoi products to re-enter East Europe via Czech Republic

18:45 | 08/21/2015

Representatives of Hanoi apparel and footwear businesses met Czech entrepreneurs face-to-face in Prague on August 20 to seek opportunities to make inroads into East European markets via the Czech Republic after a long hiatus.

Technology innovation promoted for global integration

09:18 | 08/19/2015

Applying advanced technology is a prerequisite for Vietnamese enterprises to ensure their competitive capacity in the context of deep integration, which opens both benefits and setbacks for the country, said Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan.

Forex rates to remain under pressure

09:48 | 08/17/2015

One of the prominent economic happenings globally in recent times is the appreciation of the US dollar, which has affected most countries including Vietnam.

Vietnam, Hubei businesses seek cooperative ties

16:57 | 08/13/2015

(VOV) - A Vietnam-Hubei economic and trade seminar was held in Hanoi on August 13, luring more than 60 China-based business representatives.

Bangladeshi President rounds off State visit to Vietnam

16:42 | 08/13/2015

Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid left Ho Chi Minh City at noon on August 13, concluding a five-day State visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.

Input prices on the decline

08:58 | 08/10/2015

The sharp decrease in prices of several kinds of raw materials has encouraged domestic companies to expand production activities, according to a source from Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon (Saigon Economics Times).

Bangladeshi President’s Vietnam visit to reinforce bilateral ties

18:26 | 08/09/2015

Bangladeshi President Md. Abdul Hamid is on a State visit to Vietnam from August 9-13 at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.

Vietnam stands to gain from regional trade pact enforcement

17:08 | 08/05/2015

Vietnam is likely to face both opportunities and challenges when joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) with the scale tipped towards gains rather than losses, economists have said.

Rain continues to batter north

09:52 | 08/04/2015

Historic, torrential rain and floods killed 10 more people in the north, bringing the total number of deaths to 27 since the heavy downpour started last month, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster reported on August 3.

Hundreds die in work accidents

09:59 | 07/31/2015

Construction and machinery installation jobs are the most dangerous in the country. Together they accounted for 30% of work-related accidents nationwide, according to statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

Forum discusses business opportunities in Kazakhstan

09:16 | 07/31/2015

A full picture of the Kazakhstani market and its business opportunities was unveiled at a forum held in Hanoi on July 30.

Vietnam's trade deficit: A signal of strength

18:00 | 07/25/2015

(VOV) - The nation’s trade deficit grew by more than US$3.07 billion in the six months leading up to July 2015— a further vindication of the nation’s improving economy, reports the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

President Sang works in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

00:43 | 07/25/2015

(VOV) -President Truong Tan Sang on July 24 held a working session with Ba Ria –Vung Tau provincial authorities to discuss local socio- economic development and national defense and security measures.