HCM City pledges to facilitate operation of foreign businesses

HCM City pledges to facilitate operation of foreign businesses

Ho Chi Minh City always creates favourable conditions for foreign businesses to operate in the city, contributing to local socio-economic development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said on August 27.

Overseas investment enjoys solid rise during August

Overseas investment enjoys solid rise during August

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s overseas investment in August surged by 2.5 times compared to last July with US$77.3 million in registered capital, according to data released by the Foreign Investment Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

THACO boosts automobile exports to Myanmar

THACO boosts automobile exports to Myanmar

VOV.VN -Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) shipped a haul of 80 Kia Soluto cars to Myanmar on August 26, all of which had been manufactured at the Thaco Kia factory in the Thaco-Chu Lai Industrial Park in Quang Nam province.

Petrol prices see slight increase amid decline in oil prices

Petrol prices see slight increase amid decline in oil prices

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance has revised the price of petrol to give it a slight increase, while oil products, with the exception of mazut, witnessed a decrease as of 3 p.m. August 27.

Agro-forestry-fisheries post trade surplus of US$6.2 billion

Agro-forestry-fisheries post trade surplus of US$6.2 billion

VOV.VN - The agro-forestry-fisheries sector recorded a trade surplus of approximately US$6.2 billion during the first eight months of the year, representing an annual increase of 4.9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Conference promotes Japanese investment in Binh Duong

Conference promotes Japanese investment in Binh Duong

About 280 leaders of Japanese enterprises took part in an online investment promotion conference held on August 26 to introduce the southern province of Binh Duong’s industrial capacity and potential.

Shrimp exporters eye US$3.6 billion target this year

Shrimp exporters eye US$3.6 billion target this year

VOV.VN - Despite shrinking markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s shrimp exports enjoyed robust growth in the past seven months and are projected to rise over the coming months, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Hanoi records slight increase in August CPI

Hanoi records slight increase in August CPI

VOV.VN - The August consumer price index (CPI) in Hanoi rose by 2.5% in comparison to the same period last year, while suffering a small decline of 0.19% from December last year, according to figures released by the Hanoi Statistics Office.

RCEP agreement likely to be signed late this year

RCEP agreement likely to be signed late this year

VOV.VN - Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh played host to the Eighth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting on August 27 in a bid to examine the possibility of a RCEP agreement later this year.

ODA disbursement targets a challenge: Official

ODA disbursement targets a challenge: Official

While the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) has seen progress, without drastic solutions, it will be difficult for ministries and sectors to achieve allocation targets, Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha has said.

Minister calls on northern localities to use ODA selectively

Minister calls on northern localities to use ODA selectively

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung urged localities on August 26 to not use Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans next year for projects where funding can be mobilised from the private sector or domestic sources.

New ADB loan sought for HCM City metro project

New ADB loan sought for HCM City metro project

The Government has asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of approximately US$1 billion to ensure capital supply for the Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro project, HCM City’s second metro line.