Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue had a working session with the World Bank (WB)’s Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione, in Hanoi on June 26 to discuss trade facilitation, logistics development and on-stop-shop model.
Social investment in the Tay Nguyen Central Highlands has increased in recent years thanks to the improvement of the business environment.
Russian firms are intrigued by the Vietnamese market, given that the ruble is falling and Russian manufacturers are eyeing international markets, said Olga Koshev, President of the Inter-Regional Organisation for Support and Protection of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
Vietnamese firms are displaying products at the 24th South African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) opened on June 25 in Johannesburg city, South Africa.
Hanoi presented decisions approving investment proposals and investment licences for 48 projects with total registered capital of over VND74 trillion (US$3.25 billion) on June 25 at the conference themed “Hanoi 2017 – Investment and Development Cooperation”.
Phu Yen province has re-zoned lobster production areas to prevent disease and pollution and ensure sustainable growth.
Remittances to HCM City in the first six months of the year were worth US$2.1 billion, marginally up from the same period last year, according to the State Bank of Viet Nam’s HCM City branch.
The State Bank of Vietnam’s transaction centre this week raised the reference buying rate for the US dollar by 50 VND to 22,725 VND, revealing its intention to expand foreign reserves.
Real estate giants Pham Nhat Vuong and Trinh Van Quyet switched places for top spot as the richest stock billionaire.
PSNews - A survey released by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) shows that many localities have failed to comply with Resolution 35/NQ-CP issued the Government on business support and development toward 2020, which allows competent agencies to conduct a regular inspection over a business only once a year. Facts also display that businesses face a number of inspections with similar contents per year, which has lost the businesses time, caused burdens to them, and worsened the Vietnam business environment.
Vietnam’s textile and garment industry is facing tough times to connect itself with global supply chains, although the industry’s export revenue growth is expected to stay high, according to the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex).
PSNews-On June 22, the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) joinly organized a High Level Meeting for the launching of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG).
The Thuan Hoa hydropower plant on Mien river was inaugurated in Vi Xuyen district, the northern province of Ha Giang on June 20.
The pilot program allowing Grab and Uber as well as several local taxi and transportation companies to operate their app-based services in three Vietnamese localities has expanded so rapidly that the transport ministry has been forced to put the brakes on it.
Vietnam’s cashew processing sector aims to export 360,000 tonnes of cashews for US$3.3 billion in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 2.8% in volume, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of National Defence to halt all construction works related to auxiliary infrastructure for a golf course, including a golf school, villas and luxury apartments, in the vicinity of Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
More than 4,000 enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City were provided with credit loans worth over VND124.3 trillion (nearly US$5.47 billion) in the first five months of this year under a cooperation programme on credit support between businesses and commercial banks.
U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's has ended its 41-year-long Olympic Games sponsorship deal three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.
Ho Chi Minh City’s gross regional domestic product grew by 7.76 percent in the first half of this year, higher than the same period in the past two years.
Places with stable and favourable policies which promote business linkages are magnets for foreign investment, said Chairman of the Japanese Business Association in Vietnam Sagara Hirohide.