Local businesses told to upgrade upon entering EU market

Local businesses told to upgrade upon entering EU market

VOV.VN - With the EU representing a meticulous market, there is no room for impatient businesses that show a lack of creativity or have poor-quality goods, meaning that local firms must be proactively innovative with their product quality and strive to meet high standards set on goods and services.

Rice exports to EU remain modest due to limited quota

Rice exports to EU remain modest due to limited quota

VOV.VN - Vietnam witnessed modest earnings from rice exports to the EU market as a result of high import duties and restrictions caused by limited rice quotas provided by the EU, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam receives positive global exports outlook

Vietnam receives positive global exports outlook

Vietnam is expected to continue growing its share of global exports despite decline amid the resurgence in the COVID-19 pandemic after three months of no local transmissions, according to an HSBC report.

Gojek app debuts in Vietnam

Gojek app debuts in Vietnam

Gojek, the leading on-demand service and payment platform in Southeast Asia, officially debuted its app in Vietnam on August 5.

Thai firms acquire wind power farm in Ninh Thuan

Thai firms acquire wind power farm in Ninh Thuan

Thailand’s Banpu and its power business arm Banpu Power (BPP) have joined forces to acquire El Wind Mui Dinh, an onshore wind farm in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan, in a deal worth US$66 million.

Banks racing to catch digitisation

Banks racing to catch digitisation

Vietnam has seen a digital wave in the finance-banking industry, with many lenders investing significantly in digitisation, experts have said.

IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19

IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group – will provide another US$40 million for the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) to help with the support of COVID-hit clients, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Cassava exports increase over seven-month period

Cassava exports increase over seven-month period

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 1.6 million tonnes of cassava and cassava-based products with a value of US$542 million during the opening seven months of the year, according to figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Analysts: High-end hotels hold appeal among investors

Analysts: High-end hotels hold appeal among investors

Analysts from real estate consultant Jones Lang LaSalle have said domestic and foreign investors alike are actively seeking to purchase high-end hotels in downtown areas, mostly due to limited land supply.

Vietnam Motor Show 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

Vietnam Motor Show 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

The Vietnam Motor Show 2020, scheduled for October 29 – November 1, will be cancelled due to the complicated developments of COVID-19, announced the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) and the Vehicles Importers Vietnam Association (VIVA) on August 4.

EVFTA expected to help boost Vietnam-Czech trade ties

EVFTA expected to help boost Vietnam-Czech trade ties

The Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade’s website mpo.cz has recently published an article titled “The Vietnamese market is opening up, a free trade agreement can save millions of crowns for Czech companies.”