Online trade connections between Vietnamese firms and import partners were being increased together with trade promotion activities to accelerate post-pandemic export, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said.
Supplies of essential goods must continue to flow even in the worst situation of a city or several localities being put under quarantine, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh at a meeting in Hanoi on March 19.
As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a global pandemic, Vietnamese firms must find an alternative to export their products as countries around the world tighten regulations to monitor trade flow. Working together with large retailers and setting up shops online seem to hold the answers.
Ford Vietnam has announced an additional investment of 82 million USD (over 1.9 trillion VND) to expand its automobile factory in the northern province of Hai Duong.
Vietnam is planning to launch a VND136 billion (US$5.8 million) trade promotion programme in 2020, focusing on expanding key markets and enabling Vietnamese firms to join global value chains.
Vietnam’s trade value this year was estimated to touch US$500 billion, two years after hitting the $400 billion threshold, a new milestone for the country that has been striving to improve its business climate and enhance international integration.
The leather-footwear industry of Vietnam has established its foothold in the global market, but challenges are still lying ahead, requiring it to work harder to grasp big chances created by new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs).
Vietnam’s foreign trade turnover is likely to surpass 500 billion USD in 2019, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said at a press conference in Hanoi on December 12.
This year’s inflation is controllable at 3.3-3.9 per cent, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said while chairing a meeting on November 18 regarding the recent surge in pork prices, an essential foodstuff.
The Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition 2019 (Vietnam Foodexpo 2019) opened at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13, drawing the participation of more than 450 domestic and foreign enterprises from 23 countries and territories worldwide.
VOV.VN - An array of domestic products, such as seafood and agricultural goods are set to be exported to the Chinese market through official channels, said Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade in an interview granted to a VOV reporter during the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2019 in Shanghai.
In spite of strong growth over the last decade, Vietnam’s industrial sector must start investing in R&D, finding ways to improve manufacturing efficiency and transforming into one capable of producing high-value-added products.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Industry Agency and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on October 22 released the Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Goods Week in Thailand opened at the Central World mega-shopping complex in Bangkok on September 18, with the aim of promoting several of the nation’s high-quality products and traditional cuisine to new Thai customers.
In the January – August period, trade turnover stood at US$169.98 billion, up 7.3% year-on-year, which is lower than the growth rates recorded in the same period in 2017 and 2018 (19.9% and 16.7%, respectively).
There remains much potential for comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and the US, and both are working hard to promote balanced bilateral trade, heard a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 6.
VOV.VN - More than 350 local and foreign businesses gathered in the central coastal city of Da Nang on July 5 to attend the Support Industries Business Matching 2019.
The Vietnam-Czech Republic Friendship Association on June 23 selected a 59-strong Executive Board for the 2019-2024 tenure with Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai elected its President.
Representatives from ministries and agencies made clear issues of public concern, such as the fight against counterfeit and fake goods and use of renewable energy during the government’s regular press conference in Hanoi on May 31.
VOV.VN - Samsung Vietnam, in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Trade, launched a training programme in HCM City on April 16 aimed at assisting Vietnamese consultants to improve the production efficiency of local businesses in 2019.