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Making a Vietnam shrimp brand

Making a Vietnam shrimp brand

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said that it was necessary to identify shrimp as a national strategic product to boost farming, enhance quality and build a globally-recognised Vietnamese shrimp brand.

Binh Duong attracts US$25 billion in FDI

Binh Duong attracts US$25 billion in FDI

The southern province of Binh Duong has so far attracted 2,713 foreign-invested projects with a total capital of around US$25 billion, including US$16 billiondistributed to 1,635 projects that are underway in industrial parks (IP).

Garment, textile tech companies bank on Vietnam

Garment, textile tech companies bank on Vietnam

Foreign companies providing technology solutions for textile, garment, and footwear production have been increasingly active in Vietnam, taking advantage of the expected growth of the industry.

Capitalising on Vietnam’s retail market

Capitalising on Vietnam’s retail market

Vietnam’s retail sector posted an average growth rate of 7.3% per year during the 2010-2015 period with sales last year up 10% to reach US$112 billion, of which modern retail channels accounted for about one fourth of distribution.

Retailers ask government for incentives

Retailers ask government for incentives

The local retail community has asked the Government to develop policies to help the industry compete with foreign counterparts as a more liberal trade environment has intensified competition in recent years.

Confidence in economy rise

Confidence in economy rise

Vietnam’s economy continued to recuperate in this year’s first half, spurred on by a recovery in production and enterprises’ growing confidence.

Hong Kong businesses look to invest in Binh Duong

Hong Kong businesses look to invest in Binh Duong

A delegation of representatives from dozens of Hong Kong companies made a field trip to the southern province of Binh Duong on June 25 to learn about the local investment climate.

Vietnamese firms struggle for integration

Vietnamese firms struggle for integration

Many businesses at a forum in Hanoi on June 23 called for support by the Government and competent agencies to help them draw up suitable business strategies and upgrade technologies in order to raise their competitiveness.

Over US$1 billion in FDI poured into Binh Duong

Over US$1 billion in FDI poured into Binh Duong

Southern Binh Duong province attracted US$1.097 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) as of mid-June, equivalent to 78.3% of its yearly plan and up 8.3% against the same period of last year, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

Japan research reveals ASEAN market hotspots

Japan research reveals ASEAN market hotspots

A recent survey conducted by Mizuho Research Institute of 1,100 companies in Japan shows growing interest in Vietnam as an investment priority among ASEAN countries.

New law set to strongly assist SMEs

New law set to strongly assist SMEs

The law on support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which is being drafted, is set to facilitate the development of the firms making up 97% of the businesses in Vietnam.

Vice President receives South Australia Governor, Premier

Vice President receives South Australia Governor, Premier

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on June 1 for Governor Le Van Hieu and Premier Jay Weatherill of South Australia, expressing her wish to foster bilateral ties in Government, State, National Assembly and people-to-people exchange channels.

Global economic integration requires green technology: forum

Global economic integration requires green technology: forum

Increasing businesses’ capacity for technological innovation and raising the competitiveness of green technology are the keys to helping Vietnam integrate more deeply into the global economy, heard a forum in Hanoi on May 28.

HCM City leader meets US investors

HCM City leader meets US investors

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang has stated that the city will create all possible business conditions for US and foreign investors for mutual benefit.