Lenovo eyes factory in Bac Giang province

Lenovo eyes factory in Bac Giang province

The Lenovo Group from China expressed a desire to develop a computer component manufacturing factory in the northern province of Bac Giang during a meeting with local authorities this week.

Chinese, Korean firms seek investment opportunities in Binh Phuoc

Chinese, Korean firms seek investment opportunities in Binh Phuoc

A delegation from Food Valley of China (FVC) led by former Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hu Qianwen made a fact-finding tour to the southern province of Binh Phuoc on February 20 to study the possibility of boosting exports via official channels to China.

Project on unobserved economy statistics to be launched

Project on unobserved economy statistics to be launched

Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam has affirmed that a project on unobserved economy statistics will serve as an important reference for the statistics sector to refine its expertise up to international practices.

Vietnam-Laos trade tops 1 billion USD in 2018

Vietnam-Laos trade tops 1 billion USD in 2018

Two-way trade between Laos and Vietnam exceeded 1 billion USD in 2018, up 13 percent annually and surpassing the set target, according to the Lao Laophatthana newspaper.

Ministry wants to reduce tax on locally made auto parts

Ministry wants to reduce tax on locally made auto parts

The Ministry of Finance has asked the Government to amend its laws to eliminate the special consumption tax on locally manufactured auto parts and components, a move which could reduce prices of locally assembled cars.

HCMC focuses on industrial products

HCMC focuses on industrial products

The HCM City People’s Committee will offer more support such as workforce training and financial assistance to companies that make key industrial products.

Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency

Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency

The slow listing of post-equitisation firms, including State-owned enterprises (SOEs), may make Vietnamese firms less attractive regarding a lack of corporate transparency and government agencies managing those firms must be blamed for the problem.

MB among strongest banks in Asia-Pacific

MB among strongest banks in Asia-Pacific

The Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MB) ranked third among 14 Vietnamese banks in the list of 500 strongest banks (AB500) in Asia-Pacific recently released by The Asian Banker.

FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

Trade between Vietnam and Russia was estimated at 4.57 billion USD in 2018, up 28.6 percent year on year, partly thanks to the enforcement of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Ministry seeks to hasten US$1.8 billion coal-fired project

Ministry seeks to hasten US$1.8 billion coal-fired project

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade will send a working delegation to the northern province of Thai Binh in March, in charge of collaborating with stakeholders to handle remaining shortcomings regarding the Thai Binh 2 coal-fired power project.