Vietnam is joining the 11th International Plastics Exhibition 2020 (PLASTIVISION INDIA) that opened in Maharashtra state of India on January 16.
Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU) would find it more appealing to land investment in Vietnam when the EU- Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
VOV.VN - The Department of E-commerce and Digital Economy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced on January 17 that the Online Friday 2020 program was deployed on January 3 through the website www.onlinefriday.vn and via Online Friday apps on both iOS and Android.
As one of the most dynamic economies in the region, Vietnam’s young retail market has great potential as it is increasingly more competitive and attractive to foreign investors, said Trang Le, head of Research and Consulting Services at JLL Vietnam.
Last year was an impressive one for Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, and M&A in Vietnam is projected to remain on a steady growth path in the coming years.
Shrimp exports to Australia increased strongly in 2019, expanding at a two-digit growth rate, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
A leader of Ho Chi Minh City on January 17 expressed his hope that the World Bank (WB) will assist Vietnam’s southern economic hub to build an international financial centre.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese dong (VND) would average just slightly weaker by around 1 percent to VND23,475/USD in 2020 due mainly to an predicted decrease in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and higher imports.
VOV.VN - Countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have begun a legal review aimed at signing the trade pact this year in Vietnam, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a press conference held in Nha Trang city on January 17 to unveil the outcomes of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting.
The National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) for Vietnam has been launched and will be effective from May 1 this year, according to the Vietnam Office of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
Vietnam had a trade deficit of more than 1 billion USD with Australia last year, one year after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) came into effect.
VOV.VN - PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) will take drastic measures aimed to allocate inputs like gas and coal for its thermal power plants during 2020.
Vietnam will develop a seaport master plan for 2021-30, with an aim to enhance infrastructure connectivity, reduce logistics costs and promote marine economic development.
Vietnam's economy experienced good economic results in 2019, but it will be a challenge to repeat the strong growth this year.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) has been honoured by the Global Finance magazine of the United States as the Best Trade Finance Provider in Vietnam for 2020.
Driven by strong economic growth prospects and potential for state-owned enterprise equitisation, more Singaporean investment is expected to flow via mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the months to come in Vietnam, focusing on finance, property, and fintech.
A majority of groups and corporations fulfilled 2019 targets assigned by the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC), heard a conference in Hanoi on January 16.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged better coordination between the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) and ministries, sectors and corporations at a review conference of the CMSC on January 16.
Da Nang International Airport served a total of 99,000 domestic and international flight arrivals, carrying 15.5 million passengers and about 40,000 tonnes of goods and parcels in total last year, according to Danang Today.
Vietnam and Japan have achieved many positive outcomes in agriculture cooperation, and the two sides will continue working together to build sustainable food value chains in the near future, according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).