Vietnam earns US$2.3 billion from vegetable, fruit exports

30/07/2018 17:39

Earnings from vegetable and fruit exports in the first seven months of the year are estimated at US$2.3 billion, a year-on-year surge of 12.6%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).

Vietnam disburses nearly US$10 billion in seven months

30/07/2018 17:34

PSNews – Recently, the Foreign Investment Agency  under the Ministry of Planning and Investment announced that from beginning of this year to July 20, Vietnam disbursed a total of US$9.85 billion, up 8.8% year-on-year. 

Wider investments needed for agriculture to flourish

30/07/2018 16:37

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pointed to conclusions and direct the implementation of important policies and measures to resolve difficulties in agricultural investment promotion at a national conference in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on July 30.

Hanoi leads nation in rural development

29/07/2018 10:37

The capital city of Hanoi is leading the country in terms of rural development and is setting an example for the nation with 294 out of 386 communes meeting or exceeding the Government’s new rural development standards.

EVFTA expected to be signed late 2018

28/07/2018 17:09

Bernd Lange, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade, has said he expects the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to be signed at the Asia-Europe Meeting Summit in October or sometime in November this year.

New approvals raise total FDI to US$23b

27/07/2018 17:46

Vietnam looks set to attract an estimated US$2.61 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) this month, taking the total in the year to date to US$22.94 billion, up 4.6% year-on-year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Vietnam among world’s top recipients of ODA, soft loans

27/07/2018 16:48

Vietnam has received US$80 billion in official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans since 1993, becoming one of the largest ODA recipients in the world, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.

Seafood exports likely to fall short of US$10 billion target

26/07/2018 19:08

Vietnamese seafood companies need to work harder to realise the export target of US$10 billion set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) when oversea shipments in during January-July were estimated at only US$4.66 billion.

Vietnam's seven-month overseas investments hit US$280 million

26/07/2018 16:34

Vietnamese businesses have poured US$238.33 million in 81 new ventures abroad and an additional US$41.3 million into 21 existing overseas projects during the first seven months of this year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Japan top foreign investor in Vietnam

26/07/2018 15:36

Japan poured US$6.88 billion, 30% of the total foreign direct investment (FDI), into Vietnam in the first seven months of 2018, the biggest figure among 96 countries and territories investing here.

VN currency suffers from US-China trade war

24/07/2018 21:36

The Government will have to decide either to devalue the Vietnamese dong further against the US dollar to support exports and avoid cheaper Chinese goods to flood in the local market, or keep the dollar/dong exchange rate stable to avoid increased public debt and control inflation as the US-China trade war accelerates.

Vietnam remains an M&A magnet

24/07/2018 10:51

Despite recent drops in the VN-Index, Vietnam is still seen as a major destination for mergers and acquisitions in Asia.