Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms
Vietnam will be one of the ASEAN countries to achieve a high economic growth rate in the years to come, according to a recently-released report by Fitch, a credit rating agency which is dual-headquartered in New York and and London.
E-commerce platforms are trying to emulate the famous Black Friday sale in the US with a massive advertising campaign announcing attractive discounts.
Major countries, which are member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), have become key markets for Vietnam’s garment and textile products, and are forecast to making up between 74%-75% of the country’s total apparel export turnover in the near future.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Belgian Embassy in Vietnam held a workshop in Hanoi on November 23 to review Vietnam – Belgium farming cooperation.
Wealthy Asian investors have been bringing billions of dollars to Vietnam and hunting for big investment opportunities.
A conference opened in Hai Phong city on November 22 with a view to promoting cooperation along the economic corridor of Vietnam’s Lao Cai province, Hanoi, Hai Phong city and Quang Ninh province and China’s Yunnan province.
Sixteen Vietnamese businesses have showcased their agricultural products like rice, cinnamon, cashew nuts, pepper and coffee at the Sirha trade fair in Istanbul, Turkey.
A delegation of German businesses held a working session with leaders of the southern province of Dong Nai on November 21 to seek investment opportunities in the field of environmental treatment.
The Ministry of Construction (MOC) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Project Team jointly organized a training workshop on November 17 on the management of construction projects within the scope of the Technical Cooperation Project.
The Vietnamese economy urgently needs to find new drivers for growth in the period from 2018-20 to achieve rapid but sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a conference held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Hanoi on November 15.
The country’s export turnover on these farm produce has already exceeded rice and crude oil
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To achieve a target of US$6 billion in export revenue, the coffee industry must improve its output, the quality of products, and added value, said Luong Van Tu, chairman of the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa).
Hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week, especially the APEC CEO Summit 2017 with the participation of a series of CEOs of the world’s leading group, is expected to open a new age in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) capital from APEC economies.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted separate receptions in Da Nang on November 7 for corporate executives from the US, China and multinational corporations who are in Vietnam to attend the Vietnam Business Summit (VBS) and events within the framework of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting.
Representatives from a number of international organisations applauded Vietnam’s improved business climate and competitiveness at the Vietnam Business Summit that took place in central Da Nang city on November 7 within the framework of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017.
Despite a strong rebound on November 3, Vietnamese shares are expected to remain sluggish this week given a lack of business information and market dependence on large-cap shares.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is going to be signed in 2018, will boost Vietnam’s GDP by US$3.2 billion by 2020, US$6.7 billion by 2025, and US$7.2 billion by 2030.
Trade and investment ties between Vietnam and Malaysia are expected to enjoy a new driving force created by the recently established Malaysia-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (MVCC).