The 2019 Vietnam International Machinery Fair and 2019 Vietnam Supporting Industry Fair opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 11, offering opportunities for companies in the manufacturing and supporting industries to compare notes and explore business opportunities.
Ho Chi Minh City should draft a master plan to develop its logistics sector, said Pham Thanh Kien, Director of the municipal Department of Trade and Industry.
Ho Chi Minh City has sustained expansion in industrial activities in 2018, thus recording an estimated 8.15% rise in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) from last year.
A conference on supply – demand connectivity between Ho Chi Minh City and localities in the Eastwest and Southwest regions was held in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on November 22.
Ho Chi Minh City has announced a number of industrial and agricultural product groups as its key products in the 2018 – 2020 period, giving them special priorities in terms of growth promotion.
HCM City authorities are seeking more effective measures in the fight against counterfeit products, smuggled goods and trade fraud as e-commerce grows at a fast pace, an official has said.
Ho Chi Minh City continued recording economic growth in July and the first seven months of 2018, with the economic structure shifting strongly, the municipal People’s Committee reported.
In March, the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City will chair a meeting with the Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority and the Saigon Hi-tech Park to organise a festival to seek support industry suppliers.
A programme launched by Ho Chi Minh City has proved to be effective in promoting local-made products and supporting domestic businesses to develop brands and improve their production.
Ho Chi Minh City is likely to achieve export value of US$35.2 billion this year, a 15.1% increase from last year, and imports of US$43.1 billion, a 13.2% rise.
HCM City’s industry and trade sectors were among the leading, the city’s Department of Industry and Trade, said on November 15.
Vietnam and Thailand are striving to increase bilateral trade to US$20 billion in 2020, as heard a business connectivity conference in Ho Chi Minh City on September 29.
HCM City's Department of Taxation has sought a report from its offices by the end of this month on their implementation of its instruction to collect taxes from people selling merchandise on Facebook.
The wood processing sector will have more room for development as Vietnam participates in more free trade agreements, according to the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (HAWA).
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade on March 22 announced this year’s stabilisation programme.