Quang Nam taps potential of coastal economic zones

Quang Nam taps potential of coastal economic zones

VOV.VN - Located in an important position in the central region’s economic hub, Quang Nam has many potentials and advantages in natural and human resources for economic development, especially tourism services.

Vietnam back in trade surplus in second half of July

Vietnam back in trade surplus in second half of July

Vietnam posted a trade surplus of US$429 million in the second half of July after falling into deficit for several months before, said the General Department of Vietnam Customs. This improvement helped push down the trade deficit in all of July.

Novaland steps up M&A game

Novaland steps up M&A game

In the first seven months of this year, along with developing new projects, Nova Real Estate Corporation (Novaland), one of the leading property developers in Vietnam also expanded its operations via mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from Korea

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from Korea

Between January and July this year, Vietnamese firms imported around 1.72 million tons of petroleum from the Republic of Korea, marking a jump of 200% against the same period last year, latest data from Vietnam's customs showed.

Vietnam export revenue forecast to hit US$200 billion

Vietnam export revenue forecast to hit US$200 billion

Vietnam can obtain total export revenue of US$200 billion this year, up 13% versus last year, said Nguyen Phu Hoa, deputy head of the Export-Import Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Radical proposals for special administrative-economic zones

Radical proposals for special administrative-economic zones

The abolition of people’s councils, permitting casinos to be set up and allowing foreign investors to lease land for 99 years are among the main provisions of a proposed new law to govern the three special administrative-economic zones in Vietnam.

Vietnamese firms visit Bangladesh to spur trade relations

Vietnamese firms visit Bangladesh to spur trade relations

A delegation of nearly 20 Vietnamese businesses in various sectors has visited Bangladesh to boost trade partnership with the South Asian nation in the first trip of its kind held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in five years.

Improving productivity of smallholder coffee farms

Improving productivity of smallholder coffee farms

VOV.VN - A workshop on improving the operation of smallholder Vietnamese coffee farms sponsored by the IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative in collaboration with the Global Coffee Platform was held recently in the city of Da Lat.

US catfish feeding program in Vietnam successful

US catfish feeding program in Vietnam successful

VOV.VN -US sorghum and corn imports to Vietnam may soon be on the uptick thanks to the successful results of a recently concluded catfish feeding trial funded by the US Grains Council.

Four firms to form conglomerate to fight foreign retailers

Four firms to form conglomerate to fight foreign retailers

The Association of Vietnam Retailers (AVR) has asked the government to establish a retail conglomerate from four big retail chains, Saigon Co-op, Phu Thai Group, Satra and Hapro, to compete with foreign retailers flocking to Vietnam.

VSSA proposes cane and sugar development fund

VSSA proposes cane and sugar development fund

The Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association (VSSA) has proposed establishing a sugarcane and sugar development fund to help boost productivity and ensure sustainable development in the industry.