Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said it is time to further strengthen and step up Asia-Europe connectivity and cooperation towards the target of sustainable development and common prosperity.
The export turnover of tra fish is forecast to hit US$2.1 billion in 2018, up 22% against the previous year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam enjoyed a high trade surplus of US$5.39 billion for the first 9 months of the year with export turnover is forecast to touch US$239 billion this year.
The Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) has forecast Vietnam’s economy growth for 2018 may be at 6.88 thanks to positive socio-economic results in the first nine months of this year.
The Middle East is currently the best selection for Vietnamese exporters of canned tuna to expand market in the context that the consumption demand in such traditional markets as the US and the EU are experiencing a slowdown, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said.
The competitive electricity wholesale market will be fully operational starting in 2019 following a successful year-long pilot period.
Many Vietnamese businesses are keen to invest, with our estimates putting Vietnam investment appetite 2-3 times higher than the global median, indicating that the strategic advantages offered by Industry 4.0 are embraced properly.
The European Commission (EC) on October 17 submitted for approval a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam, the first comprehensive open market deal between the EU and a developing Asian country.
Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho Truong Quang Hoai Nam vowed to provide all possible support to Singaporean firms to do business in the locality, during a Singapore-Can Tho trade and investment promotion seminar on October 17.
Vietnam will serve as a bridge for European enterprises to gain access to the ASEAN market toward a free and fair trade, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Vietnam EU-Belgium Business Forum on October 17 as part of his official visit to Belgium.
Vietnam enjoyed a strong increase in January-September exports, particularly to China, which raised imports from Vietnam, such as smartphones, computers, electronics and components, according to the latest data from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Rice is one of Vietnam's major exports and Vietnam has maintained the position as one of the world's top ten biggest rice exporters for many years.
Vietnam exported 1.46 million tonnes of coffee worth US$2.77 billion in the first three quarters of 2018, an increase of 20.1% in volume and 0.4% in value compared to the same period last year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on Austrian businesses to invest in a wide range of areas in Vietnam while addressing the Vietnam-Austria Business Forum in Vienna on October 15.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on October 15 hosted a reception for Finish Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintila and a business delegation, during which he said the capital city always welcomes enterprises from Finland to study market and seek cooperation opportunities here.
The resort property sector, especially condotels (condominiums in hotels), have stalled in both supply and transactions, according to the Vietnam Association of Realtors (VARS).
The Vietnamese government has given a positive economic forecast with possible GDP growth of more than 6.7% along with gradually improved growth model.
The Dung Quat biofuel plant in central Quang Ngai province resumed operations on October 14, after operations were halted three years ago for inefficiency.
Embracing free trade policies, reducing over-regulation and costs of doing business, and investing in human capital and infrastructure are three ingredients that help Vietnam become a top emerging economy in less than three decades, said a writing posted on the US hakernoon.com.
Hosted by NeoVenture, the Vietnam Solar Energy Summit aims to create a one-stop business matching platform for all industry players to share knowledge and expand business contacts in Vietnam’s rapid growing solar energy sector.