PetroVietnam fulfils 2020 increase to oil and gas reserves

PetroVietnam fulfils 2020 increase to oil and gas reserves

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has announced that its exploration of the Ken Bau-2X well, located in the Red River Basin offshore of Vietnam’s northern continental shelf, helped the firm fulfil its plan of increasing oil and gas reserves in 2020 ahead of schedule.

PM hosts RoK investors in Vietnam

PM hosts RoK investors in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception on July 29 in Hanoi for groups and businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) that are investing in Vietnam.

Consumer price index up 0.4% in July

Consumer price index up 0.4% in July

The national consumer price index (CPI) in July grew by 0.4% against June and 3.39% year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on July 29.

Administrative reforms crucial to capitalisation of EVFTA: dialogue

Administrative reforms crucial to capitalisation of EVFTA: dialogue

Reforming administrative procedures and improving infrastructure quality are decisive factors in capitalising on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), heard a dialogue between officials of Ho Chi Minh City and the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) on July 28.

Thailand moves to reduce pork exports to Vietnam

Thailand moves to reduce pork exports to Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Commerce of Thailand has initiated plans to reduce pork exports to regional countries, including Vietnam, following an escalation in terms of domestic pork prices.

Agricultural trade surplus climbs above US$5 billion mark

Agricultural trade surplus climbs above US$5 billion mark

VOV.VN - Vietnam's agro-forestry-fishery exports reached US$3.4 billion in July, up 4.6% from the previous month while the sector recorded a trade surplus of approximately US$5.2 billion, an increase of 3.8% on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Start-ups discuss ways to overcome COVID-19

Start-ups discuss ways to overcome COVID-19

The complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam as well as around the world has had large influence among enterprises, especially start-ups.

Local pepper exports enjoy surge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Local pepper exports enjoy surge amid COVID-19 pandemic

VOV.VN - Despite increasingly complicated developments surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic globally, the nation’s pepper exports to major markets, including the United States, the Philippines, Egypt, and the UK, witnessed an upswing in mid-July.

Vietnam, Argentina seek to augment economic and trade links

Vietnam, Argentina seek to augment economic and trade links

VOV.VN - Argentine MP Julia Perié organised at Southern Common Market Parliament in collaboration with the Vietnamese Embassy in Buenos Aires organized an online seminar on July 28 to discuss ways to promote friendship and bilateral economic and trading ties between the two nations.

HCM City supports firms hard-hit by COVID-19

HCM City supports firms hard-hit by COVID-19

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has told municipal agencies to assist local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to maintain production and avoid bankruptcy.

Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July

Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July

Vietnam attracted US$3.15 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) and capital for share purchases in July, representing a rise of 79.8% against the same period last year and 76.2% against June, reported the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Night-time economy plan gets the go-ahead

Night-time economy plan gets the go-ahead

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a night-time economy development scheme, permitting services to operate overnight until 6am of the following day.

Face mask prices on the rise

Face mask prices on the rise

The price of medical masks is on the rise after new COVID-19 community infections were confirmed in Da Nang city and Quang Ngai province.

Petrol prices witness slight increase on July 28

Petrol prices witness slight increase on July 28

VOV.VN - The ministries of Industry and Trade and Finance moved to revise their petrol and oil prices up at 3pm on July 28, with the retail price of bio-fuel E5 RON 92 rising by VND151 to VND14,409 per litre.