The management board of industrial parks in the northern province of Bac Ninh has so far this year granted licences to 17 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects totally worth 53.7 million USD.
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.
The potential replacement of Chinese manufacturing exports to the United States will amount to some 2% of Vietnam’s gross domestic product as trade tensions persist and the multilateral global trading regime comes under threat, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Up to 4.61 trillion VND (198.5 million USD) has been raised by the State Treasury through the latest auction of Government bonds (G-bonds) on the Hanoi Stock Exchange.
An equity crowdfunding platform is being established to boost the development of start-up firms.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create opportunities for Japanese companies to continue expanding operations in Vietnam and boost exports to the EU, according to chief representative of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Hanoi Takeo Nakajima.
The National Energy Development Strategy by 2030, with vision to 2045 aims to ensure national energy security, which serves as a foundation for growth.
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.
Vietnam expects to gain a total export value of US$12.5 billion from timber, wooden products and forest products this year, up 10 per cent year on year, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFORES).
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.
Vietnam should improve structural reforms and businesses’ competitiveness to efficiently implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), heard a conference held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on February 19.
The State-owned Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) plans to divest capital from 13 member companies this year.
Japanese investors continued to demonstrate their confidence in the Vietnamese real estate market with recent involvement in new large-scale projects.
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.
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.