Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investment

Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investment

Vietnam’s stock market has been evaluated as a bright spot in the region in terms of growth speed and foreign capital absorption for years, according to Chairman of the State Securities Commission (SSC) Tran Van Dung.

Vietnam, Malaysia see trade drop in H1

Vietnam, Malaysia see trade drop in H1

Trade revenue between Vietnam and Malaysia reached 5.48 billion USD in the first half of 2019, down 6.2 percent year on year, according to Vietnam’s Trade Office in Malaysia.

Haiphong urged to grow into key logistics hub

Haiphong urged to grow into key logistics hub

VOV.VN - The northern port city of Haiphong should strive to become a significant logistics hub through luring additional investment in infrastructure and getting more capable firms involved in the sector, trade officials have noted.

Vietnam sees surge of breaded shrimp exports to US

Vietnam sees surge of breaded shrimp exports to US

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 4,281 tons of breaded shrimp to the United States during the past five month with a total value of US$30.9 million, an increase of 53 per cent in volume and 48 per cent in value in comparison with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Government works to improve business climate

Government works to improve business climate

A number of business conditions have been reduced or removed thanks to the Government’s efforts in improving the business environment and increasing national competitiveness.

Garment and footwear firms will have to wait for EVFTA benefits

Garment and footwear firms will have to wait for EVFTA benefits

Textile, garment and footwear products made in Việt Nam will not enjoy immediate tariff cuts after the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into effect, according to a report from Bảo Việt Securities Joint Stock Company (BVSC).

Vietnam warned of technological landfill risk

Vietnam warned of technological landfill risk

VOV.VN - Vietnam is at high risk of receiving out-of-date technologies from poor-quality foreign investment projects, thereby threatening the sustainable development of the local economy, analysts have warned.

Government debates trade development

Government debates trade development

VOV.VN - The government convened in Hanoi on July 13 to discuss ways to boost trade, particularly with the US, China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan in the context of complicated changes around the world.

Bright prospects for Vietnam-Russia cooperation highlighted

Bright prospects for Vietnam-Russia cooperation highlighted

Vietnam, as the first country to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union, and Russia may discuss any cooperation projects, both bilaterally and multilaterally, said an official of the United Russia Party (ER).

Council set up to assess express railway project

Council set up to assess express railway project

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has set up a State council to look into the North-South express railway project. This decision comes after the Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) presented significantly different cost estimates for construction of the rail line.

Potential risks for exports to U.S.

Potential risks for exports to U.S.

Vietnam’s exports to the United States have recently soared, bringing about opportunities to both gain more market shares in the states and potential risks.