Wood processing sector has room for development

Wood processing sector has room for development

The wood processing sector will have more room for development as Vietnam participates in more free trade agreements, according to the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (HAWA).

Credit grows 1% in January: NFSC

Credit grows 1% in January: NFSC

The National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) has reported that credit in the first month of the year saw a growth rate of 1%, the highest month-on-month increase over the past five years.

UN high-level meeting continues trade facilitation discussion

UN high-level meeting continues trade facilitation discussion

Delegates to the UN high-level meeting for the Euro-Asia region on improving cooperation on transit, trade facilitation and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development will seek how to work together to facilitate international trade on their second day in Hanoi on March 8.

HCM City eyes more investment from Japan

HCM City eyes more investment from Japan

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities always create favourable conditions for foreign enterprises, especially those from Japan, to invest in the city, said Secretary of the municipal Party’s Committee Dinh La Thang.

Vietnam attends largest food fair in Japan

Vietnam attends largest food fair in Japan

Vietnamese food is drawing attention at the 42nd FOODEX, Japan’s largest international food and beverage exhibition, which opened in Chiba prefecture on March 7.

Business community acknowledges progress in tax procedures reform

Business community acknowledges progress in tax procedures reform

The business community acknowledged progress in the tax sector’s administrative reform but urged more efforts in improving law quality, simplifying procedures, applying IT and cutting informal costs, according to a report released at a workshop in Hanoi on March 7.

E-commerce grows 22 percent per annum

E-commerce grows 22 percent per annum

Electronic commerce in Vietnam has been growing at an average 22% a year, following the world trend of combining traditional and online sale, heard a conference on new trends of e-commerce in the southern province of Dong Nai on March 7.

Banks foresee good profit in 2017

Banks foresee good profit in 2017

Compared to 2016, banks are looking at brighter prospects in 2017 as many indexes look like they are on a trend of improvement.

Vinalines sets financial priorities

Vinalines sets financial priorities

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will maintain its controlling stake in major ports and divest from others as it targets increased efficiency and profitability of core services over the next five years.

Over US$345 million in FDI poured into property sector

Over US$345 million in FDI poured into property sector

Foreign direct investment flows into Vietnam’s real estate sector hit US$345.5 million in February, accounting for 10.1 percent in total FDI poured into the country, increasing by 12 times year-on-year.

Foreign fruit generate high profits for Da Lat farmers

Foreign fruit generate high profits for Da Lat farmers

VOV.VN - Farmers in the central highland city of Da Lat have earned high profits from successfully growing some types of foreign fruit like Tamarillo tomato imported from Ecuador and Cara cara orange from Australia.

Seminar seeks to boost Vietnam-Russia economic links

Seminar seeks to boost Vietnam-Russia economic links

The Vietnamese Businesses’ Association (VBA) in Russia on March 5 hosted a seminar in Moscow to discuss ways to promote economic and trade ties between Vietnam and Russia and with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).