Domestic, international experts review Vietnam’s 30-year development
Domestic, international experts review Vietnam’s 30-year development

Domestic and international scholars and economists on February 22 attended a discussion in Hanoi to review the socio-economic development of Vietnam in the last 30 years and propose measures for the country to respond to new challenges in the coming time.

Domestic, international experts review Vietnam’s 30-year development
VinFast to supply 600 EVs to three Indonesian businesses
VinFast to supply 600 EVs to three Indonesian businesses

VinFast, Vietnam’s first electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, on February 22 announced that it has just signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with three Indonesian business clients to provide 600 EVs for their corporate fleets.

VinFast to supply 600 EVs to three Indonesian businesses
HCM City Export Forum and Trade Fair slated for May 8-11
HCM City Export Forum and Trade Fair slated for May 8-11

The Ho Chi Minh City Export Forum and Fair 2024 will be held in the southern metropolis on May 8-11, the municipal Department of Industry and Trade announced on February 22.

HCM City Export Forum and Trade Fair slated for May 8-11
SPS VN works with German partner in providing food safety information for local firms
SPS VN works with German partner in providing food safety information for local firms

The Office of the Vietnam Sanitary and Phytosanitary Notification Authority and Enquiry Point (SPS Vietnam) on February 22 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tentamus Innovation Hub of Germany’s Tentamus Group, under which the two sides will cooperate in providing technical expertise on food safety control for Vietnamese exporters.

SPS VN works with German partner in providing food safety information for local firms
Fishermen in southcentral region enjoy bumper hauls on the first trip after Tet
Fishermen in southcentral region enjoy bumper hauls on the first trip after Tet

VOV.VN - Fishermen based in the southcentral region were delighted as they were able to catch many fish on their first trip to sea after the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Fishermen in southcentral region enjoy bumper hauls on the first trip after Tet
Vietnam keen to boost economic and trade links with C5 nations
Vietnam keen to boost economic and trade links with C5 nations

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has recently announced the implementation of solutions aimed at promoting economic - trade and investment ties between Vietnam and C5 countries in Central Asia, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Takjikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Vietnam keen to boost economic and trade links with C5 nations
Petrol prices fall in latest adjustment
Petrol prices fall in latest adjustment

VOV.VN - Retail prices of petrol have been revised down in the latest adjustment at 15:00 on February 22 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

Petrol prices fall in latest adjustment
Toothbrushes subject to Turkey’s extended application of self-defence tax
Toothbrushes subject to Turkey’s extended application of self-defence tax

The General Directorate of Imports (DGI) under Ministry of Trade of Turkey has issued a notice extending the application of self-defence tax on toothbrushes, including those from Vietnam, imported into the country from February 3, 2024, to February 2, 2027, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Remedies Authority.

Toothbrushes subject to Turkey’s extended application of self-defence tax
Wood furniture, handicrafts exports show recovery signs, but challenges persist
Wood furniture, handicrafts exports show recovery signs, but challenges persist

While optimistic about a recovery in wood products exports, industry insiders also cautioned about the challenges ahead and said businesses should adopt flexible strategies and enhance promotions to retain their traditional customers and get new ones.

Wood furniture, handicrafts exports show recovery signs, but challenges persist
Cassava exports enjoy growth in January
Cassava exports enjoy growth in January

VOV.VN - Cassava achieved the strongest export growth rate in January, as the nation shipped 76,118 tonnes abroad, raking in US$19.9 million, representing a 369.6% on-month rise in volume and 340.8% in value, according to statistics compiled by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Cassava exports enjoy growth in January