17-billion-USD trade surplus drives Vietnam’s growth

28/10/2020 13:44

PSNews - Vietnam recorded trade surplus of 17 billion USD over the past 9 months of 2020. According to the General Statistics Office, the figure increased 2.3 times compared to the 7 billion USD amount last year.

US launches a program to accelerate Vietnam’s energy security

28/10/2020 21:11

On October 28, during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum being held in Hanoi, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Vietnam Mission Director Ann Marie Yastishock announced the launch of the Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program II (V-LEEP II).

Vietnam strives to increase organic agricultural produce exports

27/10/2020 14:49

With Vietnamese organic agricultural produce enjoying a presence in 180 countries worldwide, a total of 60 out of 97 local organic production businesses are currently involved in export activities with annual turnover reaching US$335 million.

Vietnamese exports to ASEAN grow at low rate of 5.26%

26/10/2020 09:55

The nation’s exports to the ASEAN market this year are expected to reach US$23.6 billion, while the average growth rate for the 2016 to 2020 period is predicted to witness a low level of growth at 5.26%, according to the latest report released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam, New Zealand seek to enhance bilateral trade

23/10/2020 19:12

The seventh meeting of the Joint Trade and Economic Commission (JTEC) between Vietnam and New Zealand was held online on October 23, co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh and New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary Trade and Economic Vangelis Vitalis.

EU-Vietnam Business Council debuts

22/10/2020 23:30

The EU-Vietnam Business Council (EVBC) was jointly launched on October 22 by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the EU Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam in Hanoi, in light of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) taking effect in August.

Seafood exports to surge if EU removes yellow card

17/10/2020 13:22

Enjoying advantages of tax incentives from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), coupled with the removal of the European Commission (EC)'s yellow card, mean that seafood exports to the EU are anticipated to witness robust growth over the next five years, a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho heard on October 16.

IMF expects Vietnamese GDP growth to jump 6.7% by 2021

16/10/2020 10:49

Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow 6.7% by 2021 and will continue to rank among the leading economies in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of having the highest growth rate, according to the recently published World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Coffee exports enjoy major surge to EU market

15/10/2020 18:20

Germany, the United States, and Italy continued to make up the three largest consumers of Vietnamese coffee during the first eight months of the year, with market shares making up 13.2%, 9.1%, and 8% respectively, according to figures released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam seeks investment opportunities in Ukrainian province of Cherkasy

12/10/2020 12:18

Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan was accompanied by a delegation from the Vietnamese Embassy during a recent working visit to Cherkasy province in Ukraine, with the trip aimed at exploring the potential for economic co-operation between Cherkasy and Vietnamese localities moving forward.

Vietnamese fruit exports to US market expected to grow by year end

09/10/2020 14:25

Local fruit exports to the US are set to enjoy strong grow in both output and value moving towards the end of the year, according to business insiders, largely due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic being brought under control, coupled with the start of the peak season and efforts made by domestic enterprises.

Viettel’s Antispam wins silver at 2020 IT World Awards

09/10/2020 08:13

PSNews – The solution “Antispam”, a system developed by Vietnam’s giant Military-Run Industry-Telecom Group (Viettel), won a silver award at the 2020 IT World Awards for its efficiency in blocking spam calls and text messages.

Vietnam, UK look forward to signing new-generation FTA soon

07/10/2020 14:38

Vietnam and the United Kingdom are accelerating negotiations on a new-generation free trade agreement, which is poised to be finalized by the end of this year, according to a webinar running the theme “Vietnam’s Trade and Economic Future: Opportunities for British and Vietnamese Businesses”.

Hanoi a bright spot in FDI attraction

06/10/2020 10:54

Hanoi has attracted around US$25 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the last five years, with priority given to quality and sustainable development, figures show.