Work starts on My Thuan Bridge 2

28/02/2020 17:34

Construction started on February 27 on the My Thuan Bridge 2 to connect the Trung Luong-My Thuan and My Thuan-Can Tho expressways between Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho, linking the two economic powerhouses of the southern region.

Vietnam grants licenses to 460 US meat producers

26/02/2020 17:53

A working delegation of Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development led by its Deputy Minister Le Quoc Doanh paid a working trip to the US from February 24 – 29 to discuss boosting farming production trade between the two countries.

Thailand imposes anti-dumping duty on Vietnamese steel products

25/02/2020 21:18

Thailand will impose anti-dumping tariffs ranging from 6.97 percent to 51.61 percent of cost, insurance and freight (CIF) prices on some imported steel products from Vietnam, the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

21/02/2020 22:21

Vietnam’s domestic pork supplies could fall by 20 to 35 percent this year as a consequence of African swine fever, according to the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD).

Vietnam braces for economic effects of COVID-19

19/02/2020 22:59

Vietnam will optimize external resources to spur national economy as the impact of the outbreak of acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) on foreign investment flows into the country is visible, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Made in Vietnam Energy Plan 2.0 to debut next week

19/02/2020 22:57

The Vietnam Business Forum will roll out next week the second edition of the Made in Vietnam Energy Plan (MVEP 2.0), a business case for the primary use of Vietnam’s domestic resources to stimulate investment in clean, secure and affordable energy generation.

Farm produce prices slump as COVID-19 hits exports

19/02/2020 22:10

The suspension of trade in aquatic and agriculture products at some northern border gates with China as a measure against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused a demand-supply imbalance in the market.

Vietnam pledges continued close coordination with WTO

18/02/2020 19:50

Vietnam vows to continue active and close coordination with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in all of its activities, said Vietnamese Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai during her meeting with WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17.

January sees steel consumption plummet nationwide

17/02/2020 21:56

Amid the gloomy global market, the domestic steel market suffered a downward trend during January in terms of both steel production and sales, with respective figures of 22.3 per cent and 31 per cent over the same period last year.

Foreign banks to arrange funds for LNG-fired power plants

17/02/2020 15:39

PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) has said that a consortium of Citibank and Ingbank will arrange funds for the construction of its gas-fired power plants Nhon Trach 3 and 4 in the southern province of Dong Nai.

COVID-19: Border localities asked to resume trade with China

17/02/2020 08:28

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has asked the northern provinces of Lang Son and Quang Ninh to resume imports, exports and transport of goods through three sub-border gates in the two localities after a suspension due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

VCCI President: EVFTA will help move up value chains

13/02/2020 20:12

The European Parliament’s ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on February 12 will open up a golden opportunity to improve value chains, said President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.