A high-level trade mission from the US state of Idaho recently visited Ho Chi Minh City to promote trade and investment activities in Vietnam and the southern economic hub in particular.
Vietnamese businesses say copycats from China are costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
Many Vietnamese companies have launched products and services specifically designed to target Generation Z, or customers born after 1995.
International regulations on brand protection, inventions, and industrial designs as well as services of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) were introduced to Vietnamese businesses at a conference held in Hanoi on October 24.
Vietnamese businesses have not yet made the most of opportunities from the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA) to increase exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) market.
While made-in-Thailand merchandise is increasingly consumed by the Vietnamese market, the situation is not very positive the other way round.
VOV.VN - A new survey reveals that Internet users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy and that 65% of users polled say lack of trust is their main reason for not shopping online.
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.
Banh cuon (steamed rolled rice pancake), banh my (Vietnamese sandwich) and Mon Hue (Hue cuisine) are gaining even more popularity as they are being served at better restaurants.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) aims to connect Vietnamese businesses with major European and Asian groups such as Auchan, Casino, Central Group and AEON, so that Vietnamese goods can enter foreign distribution systems.
VOV.VN - Twenty nine representatives from 20 Vietnam information and communication technology (ICT) businesses take part in the Computex Taipei 2017 which opened on May 30 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre in Taiwan.
VOV.VN - A business seminar took place on May 24 in Hanoi at which the Ministry of Industry and Trade teamed up with the local chamber of commerce with the aim to give an up-to-date view of South American economies.
The spread of WannaCry ransomware has been wreaking havoc across the world since May 12, and several Vietnamese businesses and agencies are advised to take cautions.
Myanmar wishes that Vietnamese businesses will increase their investment in the country, Speaker of Myanmar’s Parliament and House of Nationalities Mahn Win Khaing Than told Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
After the failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is expected to benefit Vietnam provided that the country and the domestic business community make good preparations.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies have adopted the Support Industry Initiative proposed by Japan and Vietnam.
The wave of foreign investors making capital contributions and buying a stake in Vietnamese businesses began in 2015 and increased significantly last year.
The Hanoi Trade Corporation (Hapro) participated in the 14th International Halal Showcase (MIHAS 2017) in the capital city Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia from April 5 to 8.
Statistics show that of the total number of roughly 13,000 Vietnamese people living in Singapore, nearly 3,000 are working for state agencies and economic sector in the country, not to mention nearly 5,000 students here.
Franchising has become popular in many business fields in South East Asian countries, but not in Vietnam.