Vietnam attends first meeting of CPTPP Commission

21/01/2019 12:49

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh attended the first meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Commission in Tokyo, Japan, on January 20, together with ministers in charge of economy and trade from 10 other member nations.

Garment and textile sector to face huge challenge

20/01/2019 23:20

The garment and textile sector was forecast to suffer the most from goods origin regulations under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Bui Kim Thuy, the country representative for Vietnam at the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Auto prices still high despite zero import tariffs

19/01/2019 12:07

The prices of automobiles remained high in spite of the import duty on completely-built-up (CBU) cars imported from ASEAN markets falling to zero from 30% in 2017. Customers did not benefit from the reduction, and even paid a high price for CBU automobiles with fewer than nine seats last year.

Microsoft investment incentivized in Vietnam

17/01/2019 09:25

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed the Vietnamese Government’s willingness to encourage foreign enterprises, including Microsoft, to expand their investments in Vietnam while hosting President of Microsoft Asia and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation Ralph Haupter in Hanoi on January 16.

3rd Proof of Concept competition in Vietnam launched

16/01/2019 18:36

PSNews - The Vietnam Climate Innovation Center (VCIC) on January 16 announced its Third Proof of Concept Competition (POC 3) under the theme of “Women and the future of green economy”, calling for innovative ideas to turn climate challenges into business opportunities.

Vietnam's export soars in 2018

14/01/2019 15:01

Last year Vietnam achieved a GDP growth of 7.08%, exceeding the target set by the National Assembly. More particularly, export revenue posted an impressive result, bringing Vietnam into the company of the world’s leading exporters.

Vietnam retains its position as world’s leading cashew exporter

14/01/2019 14:47

The cashew sector of Vietnam continued to sustain its position as the world’s leading processor and exporter of the nut during 2018 as the country processed 1.65 million tons of raw cashew and exported 391,000 tons of cashew nuts worth a total of US$3.52 billion.

Motorcycle sales reach record in 2018

13/01/2019 22:18

Motorcycle sales in 2018 broke the record set seven years ago (3.3 million) with nearly 3.4 million vehicles sold in the domestic market during the year.