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).

EVFTA opens investment opportunities for Czech Republic

EVFTA opens investment opportunities for Czech Republic

The recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) by the European Parliament (EP) is a major success after more than nine years of negotiations, according to David Jarkulisch, an economic diplomat from the Czech Republic.

Cyber threats slow down rise of cashless payments

Cyber threats slow down rise of cashless payments

Vietnamese lenders and fintech groups are catching up with international peers on kick-starting the economy and promoting cashless transactions in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, but greater advancement always comes with new risks.

Bright spots for FDI inflows in 2020

Bright spots for FDI inflows in 2020

There is cause for optimism among business leaders in Vietnam and beyond in terms of foreign direct investment flows in 2020, with geopolitical and health factors leading to companies to formulate a plan B for operations.

Hanoi leader pledges best conditions for Japan’s Uniqlo

Hanoi leader pledges best conditions for Japan’s Uniqlo

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hanoi Nguyen Duc Chung pledged to create the best possible conditions for Japan’s Uniqlo company to do business in the city, during a reception on February 20 for Uniqlo Vice President Koyama Noriaki.

Tan Thanh border gate in Lang Son resumes operation

Tan Thanh border gate in Lang Son resumes operation

Dozens of trucks carrying exports to China, mainly dragon fruit, watermelon and mango, went through customs clearance as Tan Thanh border gate in the northern province of Lang Son resumed operation on February 20.

Shrimp exporters see good year ahead

Shrimp exporters see good year ahead

Vietnamese shrimp exporters are hoping for a better year after their shipments fell 5.4 percent year on year to 3.36 billion USD in 2019, according to insiders.

Fruit and vegetable exports suffer drop amid impact of COVID-19

Fruit and vegetable exports suffer drop amid impact of COVID-19

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports suffered a fall of 20.6 per cent to US$280.79 million during January in comparison with the same period last year, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

HCM City to expand collective economic model

HCM City to expand collective economic model

As the first collective economic unit operating in the field of environmental sanitation in Hoc Mon District, Bao Tin Co-operative faced difficulties in its first two years of operation because of a lack of management experience and qualified staff.

Firm appeal for Japanese developers

Firm appeal for Japanese developers

Japanese investors continued to demonstrate their confidence in the Vietnamese real estate market with recent involvement in new large-scale projects.

Firms resetting raw material sources

Firms resetting raw material sources

As the coronavirus outbreak shows no sign of slowing down, supply chain leaders are urged to mitigate instant disruption and plan for their short- and long-term performance, at a time of weakness in securing domestic raw material sources in the context of feeble supporting industries.

Farm produce prices slump as COVID-19 hits exports

Farm produce prices slump as COVID-19 hits exports

The suspension of trade in aquatic and agriculture products at some northern border gates with China as a measure against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused a demand-supply imbalance in the market.