Vietnam is willing to share its experience in preventing and combating the COVID-19 pandemic with South Africa via online conferences as it has done with medical military forces of some countries recently, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, told his South African counterpart Thabang Makwetla.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese coffee exports reached 815,000 tonnes with a value of over US$1.3 trillion during the first five months of the year, representing a year-on-year increase of 5% in volume and 3.3% in value, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - A special flight carrying a total of 69 Vietnamese citizens that had been left stranded in South Africa, Mozambique, and Eswatini due to the novel coronavirus pandemic landed safely at Noi Bai International Airport in the early hours of June 16.
The Vietnamese Embassy in South Africa on May 26 presented a package of food and protective equipment to a representative of Mbizana district, Eastern Cape province – one of the localities hardest hit by COVID-19 in the African nation.
VOV.VN - Coffee prices have kept rising since the beginning of May as the product is in short supply in the domestic market, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Chairman of the National Assembly’s Ethnic Council Ha Ngoc Chien is leading a delegation from the council to pay a working trip to South Africa from December 2-6.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-ranking Government delegation of Vietnam paid a working visit to South Africa from November 3-5, as part of their trip to Africa.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has been identified as a potential strategic market for South African businesses who wish to promote business co-operation and bolster exports in the near future, according to the seminar and business matching between Vietnam and South Africa in HCM City on October 21.
The Vietnam – South African joint trade sub-committee convened the fourth session in Hanoi on October 16 to seek ways to bolster bilateral economic and trade partnerships.
Vietnam’s Ao Dai (traditional long dress) and folk dances were introduced at an international cultural festival held by the International Diplomatic Spouses Association (IDSA) in South Africa on September 28.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on September 20 had separate meetings with ambassadors of South Africa and Nigeria to discuss preparations for the upcoming working visit to the two countries by a Government delegation.
Vietnam won two champion cups, four gold and five silver medals at the recent 2019 International Mathematics Competition (IMC) in South Africa, entering top 5 of the competition.
A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Secretary of CPV Central Committee (CPVCC) and head of its Commission for Organisation, paid a working visit to South Africa from July 27-31.
A delegation from the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) had a working session with officials of health and social development of South Africa in Pretoria on July 23, seeking to enhance relations between the two countries in these fields.
Hanoi has carried out a range of trade promotion programmes in Africa and South Africa in particular, helping Vietnamese brands gain a firm foothold in the market, according to insiders.
Six Vietnamese nationals, who were detained in South Africa in 2018 for violating the country’s biodiversity act on protection of threatened species, left the country for home on June 30 after performing their obligations to the court’s rulings.
Representatives from the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam and South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry met on June 25 to discuss ways to boost trade cooperation between the two countries.
A Vietnamese trade promotion delegation that includes 22 local businesses from five localities is visiting South Africa from June 21 – 29, seeking partnerships and export opportunities.
VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on June 7 extended his congratulations to Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of South Africa.
Trade promotion activities will create more opportunities for Vietnamese products to penetrate South Africa – its largest trade partner in Africa, an official from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said.