Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$3.03 billion with Hong Kong (China) in the first half of 2018, a year-on-year increase of 14.6%, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
PetroVietnam is laying out plans to divest capital from the two biggest Vietnamese fertiliser companies – PetroVietnam Fertiliser & Chemicals Corp (DPM) and PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertiliser Joint Stock Company (DCM) – to submit to authorities for consideration.
Vietnam is one of the largest coffee producers in the world, earning more than 3 billion USD from the export of coffee bean each year, but the country mainly sells beans as material with low added value.
As many as 200 foreign delegates – including heads of the world’s leading real estate associations, developers, and speakers – and nearly 1,000 domestic officials, economists, and enterprises, have registered to join the International Real Estate Conference (IREC) 2018 that will take place in Hanoi from September 5-7.
The Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2018 will take place from August 21-26, aiming to seek solutions to promote the development and use of renewable energy in the country.
An import task of Vietnamese representative agencies overseas is to boost economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and other countries and popularize the country’s image, said Ambassador to China Dang Minh Khoi on the sidelines of the 30th Diplomatic Conference in Hanoi.
Song Ma district in northern Son La province has exported 40 tons of longans to China according to a legal channel, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
PSNews – At the trade promotion conference center for Longan and other farm produce of Hung Yen province on August 12, Vietnam Airlines signed an agreement with Hung Yen authorities with the aim of using fresh longan as dessert on the business-class cabin
Hanoi has so far established 80 chains of safe farm produce, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The southern province of Dong Nai has so far this year attracted over US$1.14 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), surpassing its yearly target by 14%, the province’s industrial zones management board said on August 13.
JAMJA - a technology startup firm in Vietnam - has just successfully called for nearly VND20 billion (US$860,000) from major investment funds of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is expanding its specialised growing zone for dragon fruit, a fruit that has helped several local farmers become rich.
With great advantages for developing wind and solar energy, Vietnam has a huge potential for developing a green economy with which to accomplish its goal of industrialization and modernization by 2020.
The central city of Da Nang has introduced a number of open-door policies to lure investors in 2018, which has been set by the city as a year of investment attraction.
US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Mary Tarnowka has expressed her wishes to further promote trade with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in the field of agriculture, thereby enabling firms from the Mekong Delta and Can Tho in particular to boost their exports to the US.
As many as 14,657 businesses were established in the capital city of Hanoi in the first seven months of 2018 with a total registered capital of over VND16 trillion (US$687 million), down 1% in number but up 42% in capital year-on-year.
Hanoi’s export turnover in July was estimated at US$1.32 billion, up 2.3% against June, and 29.2% higher than the same period last year.
Vietnam is forecast to run the risk of electricity shortage during 2020-2030, heard the annual Vietnam Energy Forum held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on August 9.
Vietnamese businesses have exported more than 92,000 tons of lychees (including fresh and dried lychee) from the 2018 crop, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Customs.
As many as 550 businesses from 20 nations and territories are presenting their products at the 22nd International Exhibition on Food and Beverage and the 22nd International Exhibition on Food Processing, Packing Technology and Equipment (VietFood & Beverage – ProPack), that opened in HCM City on August 8.