The agriculture sector enjoyed a trade surplus of 8.8 billion USD in the first 11 months of this year, 1.5 billion USD higher than the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s coffee sector needs to have strategies to improve material quality and step up intensive processing to increase export value and incomes for farmers as well as develop Vietnamese coffee brand, said experts at the Vietnam Coffee Week in HCM City on December 4.
The Novaland Expo, an impressive real estate exhibition, is taking place at the Novaland showhouse centre on Mai Chi Tho street, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City from December 4-8.
Vietnam’s economy remains positive despite the slowdown in global economic growth, especially in Asia, over the last 11 months, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for November on December 2.
The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany (BMWi), the German Agency for International Cooperation, and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a closing ceremony in Berlin on November 30 for a training course for Vietnamese business managers in the health sector.
Vietnam’s aquatic export revenue is estimated to reach 778 million USD in November this year, pushing the total earnings in the first 11 months of 2019 to about 8 billion USD.
Mobile phones and components, computers, electronic products and spare parts are the two largest foreign currency earners of the country, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Seaports nationwide handled more than 544.3 million tonnes of cargo in the January-October period, including nearly 16 million TEUs of containers, according to statistics of the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
Vietnam Report announced the VNR500 – Top 500 largest companies in Vietnam in 2019, in which PetroVietnam and its affiliate are two of the 10 largest companies.
Many Vietnamese enterprises lack understanding about sustainable development goals (SDGs) and are not applying them to their business, Tran Thi Lan Anh, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.
Vietnam Railways (VNR) plans to upgrade rail infrastructure to satisfy passenger demand by building 300 new carriages and purchasing more locomotives by 2023 to provide better services.
With key financial reforms, Ho Chi Minh City has the potential to follow the model of Tokyo, Shanghai, Mumbai, and other cities which came to global financial prominence.
In recent years, Vietnam has signed several important trade agreements with major economic partners, notably the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
The management boards of the North-South Expressway’s sub-projects have received applications from 32 domestic investors and joint ventures.
The restructuring and streamlining of administrative apparatus and preparing the budget for the reformed salary project are key to wage reform.
Innovation and investment in infrastructure are required for Vietnam's aviation industry to develop, experts have told conferences at the Vietnam International Aviation Expo that opened on November 20 in Ho Chi Minh City.
The restructuring of agro-forestry companies has created jobs to workers in border, remote and ethnic minority regions, contributing to socio-political stability, agricultural and new rural development, heard a conference in Hanoi on November 18.
Ho Chi Minh City always attaches importance to promoting ties with Chinese localities, said Vice Chairman of the municipal City People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan on November 15.
The south central coastal province of Phu Yen has called for the World Bank (WB)’s provision of official development assistance (ODA) and soft loans for infrastructure and economic development in the locality.
Trade relations between Vietnam and the US will continue expanding but will also be affected by challenges in the future, heard a seminar in Hanoi on November 14.