The 2019 High-Quality Vietnam Goods awards were presented to 542 businesses at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on February 20.
The Ministry of Finance has asked the Government to amend its laws to eliminate the special consumption tax on locally manufactured auto parts and components, a move which could reduce prices of locally assembled cars.
Two-way trade between Laos and Vietnam exceeded 1 billion USD in 2018, up 13 percent annually and surpassing the set target, according to the Lao Laophatthana newspaper.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung highlighted the crucial role of energy cooperation with Laos during a reception in Hanoi on February 18 for Lao Minister of Energy and Mines Khammany Inthirath.
Vietnam has now begun officially exporting its mangoes to the US market, after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave permission for the import of fresh mangoes from the Southeast Asian nation in 2017.
Even as the high average income of the employees of Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) surprised the online community, VNPT is not the highest payer by far.
Many enterprises have started moving to the chilled meat sector, as it is expected to become a new consumer trend in the future domestically, according to experts.
Experts have said improving the transparency of the real estate market is critical to prevent inflated prices and ensure stable development.
The Southern Key Economic Zone needs special policies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and improve linkages between localities to ensure sustainable development, experts have said.
Vietnamese startups in transport, homestay, fintech and other sectors have received millions of dollars from foreign investors in January.
Pham Nhat Vuong is the first Vietnamese to enter the list of the world’s 200 wealthiest people.
The prices of oil and petrol have been kept unchanged after the latest regular adjustment by Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade on February 15.
Vietnam has great potential for the development of information and communications technology, which is considered a key pillar for the government in the development of a digital economy.
Export activities recorded encouraging figures in January, and more growth is on the way, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Vietnam earned 220 million USD from shipping 175,000 tonnes of rubber abroad in January, up 10.8 percent in value and 28.9 percent in volume compared to the same month last year.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a consultation conference in the southern province of Binh Duong on February 14 to discuss orientations towards refining mechanisms and policies on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the new context.
Both the CPTPP and EVFTA trade pacts, expected to come into effect this year, are set to increase the access that Vietnamese farm produce enjoy in demanding overseas markets.
Vietnam reaped notable achievements in 2018, with economic growth hitting a record high of 7.08%, putting Vietnam on the list of Asia’s fastest-growing economies. New economic dynamics are expected to drive Vietnam forward in 2019 and help it achieve its 5-year plan targets by 2020.
Mentors are needed to help young Vietnamese entrepreneurs grow their businesses, but connections are still modest, experts said.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required combined efforts between the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and relevant ministries in fulfilling the Politburo’s guidance on capital adjustments for two metro projects in the southern city.