(VOV) -Vietnam’s exports massively outperformed its peers for 2014, with a gross domestic product (GDP) growing 5.98% on-year at a time when shipments from many members of ASEAN were falling.
(VOV) - Agricultural restructuring was the main theme of a seminar in Hanoi on January 17 co-organised by the Ministry of Development and Rural Development (MARD) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA).
(VOV) - The establishment of a strategic partnership between Italy and Vietnam has opened opportunities for the two countries to elevate trade ties across a wide spectrum of sectors and stimulate Italian investment into Vietnam.
The maritime sector is leaving no stone unturned in efforts to reduce the number of Vietnamese vessels detained at foreign ports and thereby take Vietnam off international maritime blacklists.
(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has adopted a programme to develop and upgrade industrial clusters and value chains for products having competitive advantages in five sectors.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will raise the proportion of the industry and trade sector to 97.5% of its economy by 2019, up 4% from 2014, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Dung at the January 7 meeting on economic restructuring.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s exports to Mexico jumped 13% on-year tallying in at US$1.68 billion and the second largest Latin American country became the leading importer of Vietnamese rice, reports the Mexican Ministry of Economy (SE).
(VOV) - Despite the global economic downturn over recent years, Vietnam’s food and beverage sector has maintained an above average annual growth rate – the highest level in Asia, most notably in Southeast Asia.
Two-way trade between Vietnam and India is on an upward trend and likely to reach the target of US$15 billion by 2020, said Vo Tan Thanh, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City branch of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Southern Dong Nai province reported a record export value of more than US$13 billion in 2014, surpassing the set target by US$500 million and posting a 19% year-on-year increase.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and Minister in charge for Trade of Asia – Europe Economic Committee Andrei A. Slepnhev have signed a joint statement on conclusion of negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
(VOV) - The 2014 Vietnam International Agriculture Fair has kicked off in Can Tho welcoming more than 300 exhibitors from numerous countries around the globe displaying their wares in more than 450 pavilions.
Eight automobile and mechanical firms plan to set up a "automobile board" in order to protect domestic producers in anticipation of 2015 tax cuts on imported vehicles.
Vietnam vows to make active and responsible contributions to the ASEAN-Republic of Korea dialogue relations at the commemorative summit marking the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-RoK Dialogue Relations, which is slated to be held in Busan on December 11-12.
More and more Vietnamese businesses are visiting trade shows in Thailand to seek business opportunities, according to the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB).