Though still positive, the Vietnamese business community has a more negative outlook for the year ahead.
Highlands Coffee has been expanding its chain at a lightening speed, while Trung Nguyen has opened E-Coffee and Cong is exporting products.
The People’s Committee of Bac Lieu province hopes the licence it granted to a Singapore company for a liquefied natural gas-fired (LNG) power plant in the province is going to be a significant factor in attracting further foreign direct investment (FDI).
A seminar on risk management in agriculture – experience from Canada was held in Hanoi on February 21.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced it has increased trade finance limits for Vietnamese banks to improve their capacity to cover payment risks in granting trade financing to local companies affected by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ho Chi Minh City provides all possible conditions for foreign investors, particularly those from India, to do business in the city, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan told outgoing Indian Consul General Srykar Reddy on February 20.
Government officials from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have discussed measures to raise two-way trade to 100 billion USD this year despite regional and global economic difficulties caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Vietnam’s domestic pork supplies could fall by 20 to 35 percent this year as a consequence of African swine fever, according to the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed ministries, sectors and localities to quickly build their own development scenarios in accordance with the development of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in order to mitigate the impact of the epidemic while striving to fulfill set targets.
Japan on February 21 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnam’s southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City to strengthen the city’s urban railway management capacity.
The Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) signed a dairy export contract worth 20 million USD at Gulfood, one of the world’s largest exhibitions, in Dubai from February 16-20.
Five tonnes of Vietnam’s red flesh dragon fruit were recently shipped to Australia in a bid to seek new markets for Vietnamese fruit exports amid difficulties stemming from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
A number of provinces across the country are calling for investment in key real estate projects, attracting the attention of real estate businesses with strong capacity.
The Tan Thanh-Po Chai Border Gate in the northern province of Lang Son has been reopened, allowing cross-border trade between Vietnam and China to resume after it was suspended due the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China, said Nong Hai Thang deputy director of Dong Dang Economic Zone.
Tan Chau Town in An Giang will continue to seek investment in several sectors to spearhead socio-economic development in the Mekong Delta province’s northern part, its leaders have said.
Vietnam plans to hasten the reform of customs checks to save time and costs for businesses and facilitate trade.
Following the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year, Chinese consumers may change their eating habits, and shift to intensively processed products, especially seafood, according to market watchers.
Ho Chi Minh City is willing to create favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from Kazakhstan, to land investment in the southern hub, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said on February 20.
VOV.VN - A factory belonging to dairy giant Vinamilk has been granted permission to export sweetened condensed milk and other types of condensed milk products to the Chinese market.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested state-owned coal and oil-gas producers to develop plans and measures to response to impact of the acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.