Origin of goods- important requirement to enjoy EVFTA tariff preferences

Origin of goods- important requirement to enjoy EVFTA tariff preferences

VOV.VN - In order for Vietnamese goods that are exported to the EU to enjoy preferential tariffs in the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), businesses must obtain a thorough grasp of the provisions set out in the trade deal which stipulate very strict requirements regarding the origin of products, according to insiders.

E-commerce promoted to boost Vietnam's digital economy

E-commerce promoted to boost Vietnam's digital economy

VOV.VN - Last month, the Vietnamese government approved a master plan on national e-commerce development through 2025. The plan is part of efforts to promote the digital economy whose advantages are tapped to boost competitiveness and productivity, and expand the market and exports.

Pathway to revamp legal corridor to promote digital banking

Pathway to revamp legal corridor to promote digital banking

VOV.VN - With Vietnam currently being home to 70 credit institutions along with payment intermediaries such as e-wallets which provide financial services through the Internet and mobile phones, experts in the field have underlined the need to complete the legal corridor to promote the development of digital banking in the future.

COVID-19 impact puts businesses in fight for survival

COVID-19 impact puts businesses in fight for survival

VOV.VN - Plenty of local enterprises have made great strides to adapt to the new situation whilst struggling to maintain production and their business activities despite numerous difficulties as a result of the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Measures sought to help SMEs optimise EVFTA

Measures sought to help SMEs optimise EVFTA

Vietnamese enterprises, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), should quickly improve product quality and value to consolidate their competitiveness in the European Union market, an online conference on June 5 heard.

Industrial production of southern economic hub enjoys recovery in May

Industrial production of southern economic hub enjoys recovery in May

VOV.VN - The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) of Ho Chi Minh City was boosted by a 7.9% surge in May against April, despite representing an annual decline of 15.5%, therefore signaling that local industrial production is beginning to pick up, according to the city’s Department of Industry and Trade.

Rice export prices hit two-year high

Rice export prices hit two-year high

VOV.VN - The first four months of the year has seen the average export price of rice reach US$470.2 per tonne, representing an increase of 10% over the same period from last year and the highest level over the course of the past two years.

IZs, EZs attract US$4.3 billion in five months

IZs, EZs attract US$4.3 billion in five months

Industrial zones (IZs) and economic zones (EZs) attracted 390 foreign-invested projects with a total registered capital of US$4.3 billion in the first five months of this year, according to the latest updates of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19

HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City has spent VND465 billion (US$20.2 million) supporting more than 336,550 business households and employees seriously affected COVID-19, according to Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan.

Cassava exports skyrocket during five-month period

Cassava exports skyrocket during five-month period

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 1.27 million tonnes of cassava and cassava-based products during the opening five months of the year, raking in US$436 million, according to figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Agriculture aims to be among most developed countries worldwide by 2030

Agriculture aims to be among most developed countries worldwide by 2030

VOV.VN - Vietnam is currently striving to have its agriculture rank among the 15 most developed nations globally by 2030, with hopes that the farm product processing industry can be among the top 10 countries in the world and a centre for deep processing and logistics of global agricultural trade.

HCM City enjoys US$1.6 billion in FDI over five-month period

HCM City enjoys US$1.6 billion in FDI over five-month period

VOV.VN - The opening five months of the year has seen Ho Chi Minh City attract a combined total of US$1.6 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), 57.67% of the figure in comparison with the same period from last year, according a conference held on June 4 to discuss the southern city’s socio-economic development.