Vietnam needs to capitalize on CPTPP agreement

08/03/2018 16:18

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has called on economic sectors to make adequate preparations for best utilization of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which will be signed in Santiago, Chile on March 8 by ministers from 11 member countries.

Vietnam attends Foodex Japan 2018

06/03/2018 20:29

Twenty Vietnamese businesses attended Japan’s largest international food and beverage exhibition, Foodex Japan 2018 at the Makuhari Messe convention centre in Chiba on March 6.

Digital economy makes ASEAN become more competitive

05/03/2018 20:36

Singapore, as the rotary chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), plans to speed up ASEAN’s economic recovery from advanced technologies to innovate and make the region more competitive.

Quang Tri to build $26mil. hydropower plant

05/03/2018 15:38

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has decided to build a hydropower plant worth nearly 600 billion VND ($26.4 million) in Huong Hoa district.

A digital future for Vietnam’s medium-sized enterprises

03/03/2018 15:38

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution surging globally and impacting Vietnam, enterprises in Vietnam will have to change themselves to adapt. Pham Thai Lai, CEO of Germany’s Siemens Vietnam, spoke to VIR’s Thanh Tung about how digital technologies can impact enterprises in Vietnam, especially medium-sized ones.

Upbeat trends in Vietnam-Ukraine bilateral trade

02/03/2018 21:17

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Ukraine showed a considerable growth during the first month of the year with Vietnam enjoying a trade surplus of US$13.8 million, an 11-fold increase when compared to the same period last year.

Seafood export turnover hit 1.11 billion USD

02/03/2018 17:14

PSNews – Aquatic export hit 441 million USD in February, bringing the volume of seafood export in the first two months to over 1 billion USD, up 29% compared to the same period in 2017.

Vietnam makes significant progress in sustainable finance reforms

28/02/2018 18:12

Emerging markets have become a major force in driving development and fighting climate change as 34 countries, including Vietnam, have initiated banking reforms to expand sustainable lending, according to the first comprehensive Global Progress Report of Sustainable Banking Network (SBN).

Businesses faces Tra fish material shortages

27/02/2018 21:28

Businesses are facing shortages of material Tra fish while the prices of Tra fish (pangasius) in the Mekong Delta is setting a record high, outstripping VND30,000 VND per kilo, generating high profit to local farmers.

Made-in-Vietnam varieties cover 59% of rice fields

26/02/2018 14:41

As many as 4.6 million hectares of land, or 59% of total rice area in Vietnam, have been cultivated with domestically-made varieties, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

ROK at forefront of foreign investors in Vietnam

24/02/2018 14:10

The Republic of Korea (ROK) is the largest foreign investor present in Vietnam with investment capital of US$355.6 million, accounting for 28.3% of the country’s total foreign direct investment (FDI).

Gold sellers prepare for Caishen Day annual rush

24/02/2018 14:07

On the tenth day of the first month of every lunar year, aka Caishen Day attributed to the sacred God of Wealth, domestic gold buyers stream to gold stores due to the common belief that great fortune would be bestowed upon whoever purchases gold on that day.