Economic growth projected to reach about 7% in 2021

Economic growth projected to reach about 7% in 2021

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive on the building of plans for socio-economic development and State budget estimate for 2021, with a target of about 7% of economic growth for the year.

Vietnam imports additional 1,000 live pigs from Thailand

Vietnam imports additional 1,000 live pigs from Thailand

VOV.VN - A batch of 1,000 live pigs imported from Thailand has now arrived at Bo Y border gate in Kon Tum province following a period of disruption caused by a scarce supply source in the neighbouring country.

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity.

Seven-month trade surplus reaches US$6.5 billion

Seven-month trade surplus reaches US$6.5 billion

VOV.VN - July alone saw Vietnam enjoy a trade surplus of estimated US$1 billion, bringing seven-month trade surplus to US$6.5 billion, much higher last year’s figure of US$1.98 billion recorded during the same period, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vinatex predicts drop of up to 18% in apparel exports in second half

Vinatex predicts drop of up to 18% in apparel exports in second half

VOV.VN - The second half of the year is poised to witness textile and apparel exports continue to record falls of around 14% to 18% in comparison to the same period last year, with the year’s total export turnover reaching approximately US$32.75 billion, down roughly 16% on-year, according the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex).

Experts: EVFTA looks towards sustainable development

Experts: EVFTA looks towards sustainable development

The European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) not only promotes trade and investment growth between Vietnam and the EU but also creates a driving force to boost cooperation in improving growth quality, towards sustainable development, experts said.

Key Vietnamese products to enjoy EVFTA benefits from August 1

Key Vietnamese products to enjoy EVFTA benefits from August 1

VOV.VN -With the European-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) set to come into force on August 1, many of the country's key commodities such as seafood and wood products are anticipated to enjoy numerous incentives from the trade pact, according to insiders.

ASEAN market expansion represents a positive step

ASEAN market expansion represents a positive step

VOV.VN - With Vietnam seeing total import-export turnover with ASEAN in 2019 reach US$57.3 billion, representing a year- on- year rise of 1.1%, the group has developed into the country’s fourth largest export region, only behind the United States, the EU, and China.

Government social protection policy falls short: survey

Government social protection policy falls short: survey

The Government's social protection support policy has struggled to prevent vulnerable people from falling into poverty and to protect those already poor from descending deeper into poverty due to COVID-19 pandemic, a survey has found.

Portal helps Mekong Delta firms get insights into EVFTA

Portal helps Mekong Delta firms get insights into EVFTA

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) chapter in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho (VCCI Can Tho) on July 31 launched a portal which will provide information and advice related to the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to businesses in the Mekong Delta region.