Up to 100,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice will be shipped to the EU each year tax-free in 2018 following the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement, helping local rice exporters penetrate the market.
VOV.VN - Volunteer doctors and health workers from the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho have once again provided free medical exams, treatment and medicine for needy residents of the Cambodian province of Kom Phong Spu.
Vietnam’s involvement in 12 bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with 56 economies around the world is expected to be a golden key for the country to expand its global economic integration, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.
Nearly 100 Vietnamese movies and documentaries will be screened from April 25 to May 23 to celebrate Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30), Labour Day (May 1), Dien Bien Phu Victory Day (May 7), and late President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday (May 19).
To take full advantages of free trade agreements in general and the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement in particular, it’s important that Vietnam’s garment and textile products meet stiff rules of origin.
The 20th anniversary of the enforcement of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) will be marked on April 26 in The Hague, an occasion to honour global efforts, including by Vietnam, to eradicate chemical weapons.
An expected rise in foreign direct investment and domestic demand will continue driving the local economy forward until next year.
VOV.VN -Street dance groups are set to rock the stage – or at least break out some fancy hip-hop moves and gravity-defying acrobatic feats at the Tuoi Tre Theatre in Hanoi this coming April 22-23.
Investment from the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Vietnam is being spread across a wider range of fields as Korean investors now consider Vietnam not only a for-export manufacturing workshop but also a potential consumption market.
Domestic businesses are seeking to develop the rural retail market given fierce competition from foreign rivals, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.
Following the trend of many international groups that are leaving China, a number of Italian firms are shifting investments from China to Vietnam to benefit from cheap labour costs and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa targets to receive 5.5 million tourist arrivals this year, up 17% from 2016, including 1.7 million foreigners, according to a recently-approved action plan of the local tourism sector.
Although Vietnamese apparel company movement toward the stock market is an inevitable trend in a market economy, only 30 businesses of the sector’s total of 6,000 have listed so far.
VOV.VN - Trade revenue between Vietnam and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which comprises of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan, reached US$4.3 billion, including US$2.7 billion of Vietnam’s exports in 2016, up 18% against 2015.
VOV.VN -The fast-growing convenience store segment in Vietnam has been forecast to grow at 34.7% per year over the next several years, according to a study compiled by grocery research agency, IGD.
A multi-sector working team will be set up to evaluate the domestic automobile market in correlation with global regulations and Vietnam’s free trade agreements.
VOV.VN - Baoviet Life Corporation has run a program to offer free medical check-ups, medicines and gifts to more than 600 people from poor households and social policy beneficiaries in Dien Phuc village in Dien Chau district and Thuong Son village in Do Luong District, Central Nghe An province.
Weak food safety compliance by agricultural product exporters has negatively impacted Vietnam’s exports to European markets, experts said at a trade policy forum, “Food safety: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese exporters,” organised in HCM City on March 30.
VOV.VN -The Republic of Korea (ROK) is today one of the key aluminium producers in Asia with consumption primarily driven by demand in the Vietnamese and Chinese manufacturing sector, according to official studies.
Vietnam has been attracting a lot of attention from investors in the Republic of Korea (RoK) thanks to her active global economic integration and engagement in free trade agreements.