Fertilizer exports see strong growth

Fertilizer exports see strong growth

From a fertilizer importer, Vietnam has become an exporter of the product, with 892,000 tonnes shipped abroad in 11 months of this year for US$277 million, a year on year increase of 34.5% in volume and 43% in value.

Remittances to hit US$5.2 billion this year

Remittances to hit US$5.2 billion this year

Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City is expected to total US$5.2 billion this year, up 4.5% year-on-year, said an official of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

PM acknowledges business contributions to Vietnam economy

PM acknowledges business contributions to Vietnam economy

The business community will define the future of the Vietnamese economy in the coming decades and serve as an important driving force to achieve prosperity, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the 2017 Vietnam Business Forum (VBF)’s year-end session in Hanoi on December 12.

French Week at Big C kicks off

French Week at Big C kicks off

An event call French Week at Big C began at the supermarket chain’s outlets around the country on December 10 as part of the French Month in Vietnam.

JC&C reinforces presence in Vietnam

JC&C reinforces presence in Vietnam

After spending over US$1 billion on acquiring a large stake in Vinamilk, the largest automotive group from Singapore, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited Company (JC&C), has poured VND45 billion into acquiring an additional 1.1 million shares in Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corporation (REE).

Draft third protocol amending ACIA gets approval

Draft third protocol amending ACIA gets approval

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just signed a Government’s resolution approving the draft of the third Protocol amending the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).

Vietnam affirms commitment to multilateral trading system

Vietnam affirms commitment to multilateral trading system

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh highlighted Vietnam’s commitment to promoting the multilateral trading system while addressing a plenary session of the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Argentina on December 11.

ANZ upbeat about Vietnam's prospects

ANZ upbeat about Vietnam's prospects

Robust credit growth will help the Vietnamese economy achieve its growth target this year, while export is likely to remain strong and more foreign capital will flow into utilities, says Australia & New Zealand Bank Group.

Food management a top concern

Food management a top concern

Despite natural disasters and market regression, in the past 11 months, Vietnam’s total agriculture, forestry and aquaculture export turnover hit US$33.14 billion, though food management still has room for improvement.

Cyber law balances security, information freedom

Cyber law balances security, information freedom

Dr Mai Liem Truc, former deputy minister of Post and Communications, talks to the newspaper Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the need to finalise the draft Law on Cyber Security. .