Aviva acquires entire shareholding in Vietnam JV

Aviva acquires entire shareholding in Vietnam JV

The multinational insurance company Aviva Plc has announced the acquisition of VietinBank’s entire 50% shareholding in its life insurance joint venture VietinBank Aviva Life Insurance Limited and signing of a new distribution agreement with VietinBank.

Doing business in Vietnam seminar held in Rome

Doing business in Vietnam seminar held in Rome

VOV.VN - A seminar sponsored by the Vietnam Embassy promoting commercial trade between Italy and Vietnam was held on April 20 in Rome with representatives of about 200 businesses in attendance.

Imports from China on the rise

Imports from China on the rise

VOV.VN - In the first quarter of this year, imports from China jumped by 18.9% to nearly US$12.7 billion against the same period last year, making up 27.3% of the country’s total imports, according to preliminary statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam runs trade surplus with Canada in first 2 months

Vietnam runs trade surplus with Canada in first 2 months

VOV.VN - Vietnam exporters ran a trade surplus with Canada for the first two months of the year, owing to strong sales in electronics, footwear, clothing and textiles, according to the Office of the Trade Counsellor to Canada.

Vietnam earns US$2.7 billion from exports to EAEU

Vietnam earns US$2.7 billion from exports to EAEU

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.

Export of aquatic products earns US$1.5 billion in first quarter

Export of aquatic products earns US$1.5 billion in first quarter

Vietnam earned US$537 million from the export of aquatic products in March, bringing the total figure of the year’s first three months to US$1.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 3.6 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Hanoi’s economy grows 7.06 percent in Q1

Hanoi’s economy grows 7.06 percent in Q1

Hanoi’s economy grew in the first months of this year, with good performance in the industry-construction and service sectors, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Exports gain 12.8 percent in Q1

Exports gain 12.8 percent in Q1

Vietnam’s export revenue in the first quarter of 2017 rose 12.8 percent against the same period last year to US$43.7 billion, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

Vietnam promotes its products in Czech Republic

Vietnam promotes its products in Czech Republic

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy in the Czech Republic will create conditions for Czech enterprises including the Makro Group to boost cooperation with Vietnamese partners.

Capital contracts signed for southern petrochemical complex

Capital contracts signed for southern petrochemical complex

The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Long Son Petrochemical Complex (LSP) on March 29, signed a joint venture contract and a capital transfer contract between LSP’s foreign partners – Qatar’s Petroleum International Vietnam (QPIV) and Siam Cement Group of Thailand.

Vingroup sees rise in earnings for 2016

Vingroup sees rise in earnings for 2016

Property and retail giant Vingroup saw sharp increases in its earnings for 2016, according to the company’s post-audit combined financial report.

Vietnam, India trade on upward trend

Vietnam, India trade on upward trend

VOV.VN - Trade revenue between Vietnam and India jumped 37.8% to US$1.1 billion in the first two months of 2017 against the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.