US firms eye stronger investment cooperation in Vietnam

US firms eye stronger investment cooperation in Vietnam

A 40-strong business delegation from the US will launch an investment promotion programme in Vietnam from March 3-6, aiming to expand trade and investment cooperation in the Southeast Asian country, according to an official from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC).

Bac Lieu hopes 4-billion-USD LNG project will attract more FDI

Bac Lieu hopes 4-billion-USD LNG project will attract more FDI

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).

IFC raises trade finance limits to support firms amid COVID-19

IFC raises trade finance limits to support firms amid COVID-19

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).

HCM City vows best conditions for Indian investors

HCM City vows best conditions for Indian investors

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.

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

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).

PM instructs building socio-economic scenarios in COVID-19 epidemic context

PM instructs building socio-economic scenarios in COVID-19 epidemic context

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.

Vinamilk signs 20 million USD contract in Dubai

Vinamilk signs 20 million USD contract in Dubai

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.

Vietnam’s red flesh dragon fruit shipped to Australia

Vietnam’s red flesh dragon fruit shipped to Australia

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).

Vietnam-China trade to resume as border gate reopens

Vietnam-China trade to resume as border gate reopens

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.

Mekong Delta town continues to solicit investment

Mekong Delta town continues to solicit investment

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.

Seafood exporters advised to keep close watch on market development

Seafood exporters advised to keep close watch on market development

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.

HCM City rolls out red carpet for Kazakhstani investors

HCM City rolls out red carpet for Kazakhstani investors

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.