While Asian investors are dominating real estate investment and mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in Vietnam, many European and American firms have chosen to invest in listed property companies, according to a specialist of Savills Vietnam.
The Embassy of Indonesia in Hanoi and the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association on February 6 hosted a workshop to boost Indonesia - Vietnam cooperation in the coffee sector.
Vietnam has been the world largest exporter of cashew nuts for the 13 consecutive years and also the world leading cashew processing hub and exporter over the last three years. Despite yielding impressive results, growers and businesses have brought in less than 40% profits in the global value chains.
The central province of Quang Tri is giving top priority to luring investment in renewable energy to fully tap its potential for wind and solar power.
Foreign investors poured a total of 77.6 million USD into the real estate market in January, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
A detailed plan on logistics development, especially on transport connectivity, is needed to set goals for industrial production, agriculture and imports-exports, experts have urged.
Representatives from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have discussed measures to foster bilateral trade ties, towards a target of US$100 billion in two-way trade by 2020.
Vietnam shipped nearly 6 million tones of rice in 2017, up one million tones compared to the year before. Continuing the success, since the beginning of 2018, many enterprises have earned high price orders, helping to increase the domestic rice prices by 30%.
Foreign e-commerce retailers are dominating Vietnamese firms through ad campaigns, delivery services and money collection services.
The VN Index, Viet Nam’s benchmark stock index, grew 12.8 per cent in January, as it joined the top three best performers in the world in the first month of 2018, just behind Argentina (16.21 per cent) and Nigeria (15.95 per cent).
PSNews – The Foreign Investment Department under the Ministry of Plan and Investment announced that, in January, Vietnam attracted nearly 1.3 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI).
Japanese government non-refundable aid worth more than US$158,200 will be poured into the second phase of a project developing organic agriculture in the southern province of Ben Tre as a result of a contract signed on January 31.
Forbes Vietnam magazine announced the “30 Under 30” list earlier this week, featuring some of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers in the country.
A workshop on new techniques under the Consortium for Unfavourable Rice Environments (CURE) was held in Can Tho city on January 30, highlighting the need to turn challenges into opportunities for Mekong Delta agriculture.
Vietnam’s state-owned shipping giant Vinalines announced conducting its equitisation by staging its initial public offering (IPO) in mid-2018.
Export turnover of agro-forestry-aquatic products in January 2018 was estimated at US$3.09 billion, up 25.9% against the same period last year.
Over the past three years, the Netherlands has grown to become the largest importer of Vietnamese products in the EU with the value of imports seeing a year-on-year increase of between 18%- 25% to reach US$7.1 billion in 2017, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in the Netherlands.
As 2018 brings newer and bigger free trade agreements (FTAs), Vietnamese enterprises are faced with tough choices. They can either adapt and move up the global supply chain, or stand by while imported goods flood the country’s market.
Thi Vai International Port Co, Ltd held a launch ceremony for Thi Vai international port in Tan Thanh district of the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau on January 22.
Vietnam exported over one billion pairs out of 23 billion pairs of shoes sold worldwide in 2017, continuing to maintain the second position (after China) in shoes export.