Vietnam strives to curb trade gap of US$3 billion

Vietnam strives to curb trade gap of US$3 billion

VOV.VN - Vietnam is aimed at curbing a trade deficit of US$3 billion in 2019 following straight surpluses on trade balance from the three previous years, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

NA to address policy obstacles facing oil & gas sector

NA to address policy obstacles facing oil & gas sector

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a working session with the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) in Hanoi on January 17, promising to handle difficulties in terms of policies and laws facing this sector.

Banks expected to maintain good performance in 2019

Banks expected to maintain good performance in 2019

A majority of credit institutions in the country expect an upward trend in their business in 2019 after gaining good results last year, according to a State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) survey released late last week.

PM: industry-trade sector must speed up reform process

PM: industry-trade sector must speed up reform process

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 17 urged the industry and trade sector to continue speeding up reforms so as to surpass all targets set by the National Assembly, thus creating a long-term and firm foundation for national economic development.

APEC workshop seeks to harness digital trade for SMEs

APEC workshop seeks to harness digital trade for SMEs

The APEC workshop on harnessing digital trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is underway in Hanoi, aiming to realise one of Vietnam’s initiatives during APEC Year 2017 on facilitating trans-border e-commerce.

Pig themed paper money goes on sale

Pig themed paper money goes on sale

VOV.VN - Unique pig themed paper money has gone on sale, attracting customers who want to use them as lucky money ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Spring Fair 2019 opens in Da Nang

Spring Fair 2019 opens in Da Nang

VOV.VN - Spring Fair 2019 opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang on January 16, drawing in more than 250 pavilions featuring nearly 200 businesses, cooperatives, and supermarkets from the city.

HCM City, Hanoi among most dynamic growing cities

HCM City, Hanoi among most dynamic growing cities

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi remained among the global Top 10 most dynamic growing cities in JLL’s Short-Term City Momentum Index (CMI) 2019, which tracks socio-economic and commercial real estate growth in 131 cities over a three-year period.

Reference exchange rate down by 2 VND

Reference exchange rate down by 2 VND

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 22,855 VND/USD on the morning of January 17, down by 2 VND from the day ago.

Mekong Delta firms urged to sell to Japan

Mekong Delta firms urged to sell to Japan

Mekong Delta firms should make use of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to do more business with Japan, experts told a conference in Can Tho city.

Microsoft investment incentivized in Vietnam

Microsoft investment incentivized in Vietnam

VOV.VN -Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed the Vietnamese Government’s willingness to encourage foreign enterprises, including Microsoft, to expand their investments in Vietnam while hosting President of Microsoft Asia and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation Ralph Haupter in Hanoi on January 16.

Energy sustainability remains controversial

Energy sustainability remains controversial

VOV.VN - Controversy persists regarding the ideal path for sustainable energy development amid Vietnam’s escalating demand for power and the need to protect the nation’s energy security.