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.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cut the ribbon at a launching ceremony for lychee consumption in the northern province of Bac Giang on June 6, with the event promoting domestic consumption and exports to major markets abroad.
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.
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).
The tax sector’s state budget revenue was estimated at nearly VND500 trillion (US$21.73 billion) in the first five months of this year, equal to 97.6% of the figure of the same period last year.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) denied rumours that it planned to buy shares of Saigon Beer Alcohol and Beverage Company (Sabeco) shares (SAB).
An e-commerce trading floor for Vietnamese lychee products will be launched this month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) and Vietnam’s National University of Economics (NEU) hosted a video conference on June 4 to discuss the Vietnam-Russia economic relations amid new challenges.
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.
VOV.VN - Localities situated in the northern province of Son La have exported roughly 5,000 tonnes of mangoes to the Chinese market since the beginning of the harvest season, representing a total value of US$2.24 million.
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.
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.
The threshold would now be raised from VND9 million (US$389) per month to VND11 million (US$475).
Consumer habits have changed greatly during the COVID-19 pandemic, opening up opportunities for businesses that can capitalise on the changes, a recent survey has found.
The State Treasury raised over VND18.39 trillion (US$795.6 million) worth of Government bonds via 16 auctions on the Hanoi Stock Exchange in May, up 510% from last month.