Vietnam’s largest industrial properties supplier debuts

16/05/2018 10:45

The BW Industrial Development JSC, a joint-venture between the US private equity fund Warburg Pincus and Vietnam’s Investment and Industrial Development Corporation (Becamex IDC), made debut in the southern province of Binh Duong on May 15.  

Brighter outlook for Vietnamese economy

15/05/2018 20:48

The first months of 2018 have seen positive socio-economic signs with the ten-year highest GDP growth of 7.38%, macro-economic stability and controlled inflation, a seminar heard in Hanoi on May 15 on the Vietnamese economy’s outlook for 2018 and to 2020.

FDI firms prefer commercial dispute arbitration

14/05/2018 13:57

As many as 40 percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises choose to use commercial arbitration in cases of disputes, rather than going to court, said Phan Trong Dat, Deputy Secretary General of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

Air freight costs stymie fruit exports

13/05/2018 23:10

Vietnamese air freight costs are much higher than the regional average and this is believed to be one of the main reasons hindering Vietnam’s fruit exports.

RoK to recruit 7,900 Vietnamese workers this year

11/05/2018 20:09

The Republic of Korea will receive 7,900 Vietnamese workers in 2018, said Nguyen Gia Liem, said Deputy General Director of the Overseas Labour Department under the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Garment becomes second largest foreign currency earner

11/05/2018 14:45

The textiles and garment industry gained the second-largest export value in the first four months of this year, after the export value of phones and their components, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

State budget revenue hits over US$19 bln in four months

10/05/2018 21:20

Total revenue of the State budget reached VND446.3 trillion (US$19.57 billion) in the first fourth months of 2018, equivalent to 33.8% of the yearly estimate and up 12.1% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Vietnam, Cambodia seek ways to boost border trade

10/05/2018 21:19

Bilateral trade ties particularly through border have achieved remarkable progress, contributing to socio-economic development in both Vietnam and Cambodia as well as promoting the friendship and cooperation.

Vietnam-Korea FTA gives boost to two-way trade, investment

09/05/2018 22:15

The Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA), which took effect on December 20, 2015, has played an important role in attracting investments from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam and helping the Southeast Asian nation integrate deeper into the regional economy, said a local official.