The Vietnam Local Specialties Fair 2018 and the “One Village One Product” exhibition are scheduled to take place from November 21-25 in the capital city, the Hanoi Promotion Agency announced on November 13.
Vietnam exported a record high of nearly 1.8 million tonnes of coffee during the 2017-2018 crop, 12.7% higher than the previous one, the Vietnam Coffee-Cocoa Association (VICOFA) has said.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked that electricity prices, which affect many sectors, be adjusted at appropriate points of time next year so as to keep inflation in 2019 at under 4%.
The “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) agricultural trade fair will be held by the northern province of Quang Ninh in Hanoi from January 11–15, 2019, just before Tet, the traditional New Year of Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Belarus will be the honorary guest at the International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2018) planed at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in HCM City between December 5 and 8.
The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) predicts that consumption for steel in both domestic and foreign markets will maintain stable growth until year’s end, after rises in production and sales over the last 10 months.
Healthcare policy makers and leading intellectuals from the healthcare sector across Asia gathered at the Future Trends Forum held in Hanoi on November 12-13.
Vietnam’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to boost the country’s labor reforms, according to a statement released on November 12 by the International Labor Organization (ILO).
Hanoi will organise three important international trade fairs in November 2018 to help promote regional specialities as well as boost business co-operation and exports.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the opening ceremony on November 13 for the Vietnamese Goods Week in Singapore, as part of his trip to the country to attend the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
The Latin America is a promising market for Vietnamese firms, as heard the Vietnam – Latin America trade and investment forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13.
Mechanisms must be established to enhance the capacity of both the Government and local enterprises so that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) can be a resounding success, said Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
A number of Vietnamese goods weeks have been held abroad this year, with the aim to offer Vietnamese firms a chance to directly export goods to big foreign distribution systems, such as Big C, Aeon, Lotte, and Emart.
A Vietnam trade promotion area was inaugurated at the Greenland Global Commodity Trading Hub in Shanghai, China on November 13.
The high and intermediate pressure turbines of the first generating unit at the Song Hau 1 thermal power project were installed successfully on November 12, according to the project’s management board.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Neil McGregor – Group President and CEO of Sembcorp Industries, one of the leading foreign investors in Vietnam – in Singapore on November 13.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a decree asking businesses to enhance customer information privacy after an alleged breach of mobile retail chain The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) revealed personal information of more than five million customers.
As many as 54% of the German businesses operating in Vietnam wish to expand their operation in the next 12 months, while 52% hope to recruit more employees for their factories, according to the annual AHK World Business Outlook released on November 13, 2018.
The US is the largest export market of Vietnam, with export turnover hitting US$39 billion in the first ten months of 2018, representing a year-on-year increase of 12.8%.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has forecast that Vietnam’s total export revenue will grow 10%-12% to hit a record of US$239 billion for the whole year 2018, much higher than the set target of US$214 billion.