Ho Chi Minh City drew US$3.71 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past nine months, up 64.3 percent year on year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
Vietnamese dragon fruit went up for sale at Australian grocery stores from September 24 after nine years of negotiations, following lychees and mangoes.
The Department for Economic Zones Management of the Ministry of Planning and Investment is in the process of completing the draft Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units, with adjustments being made in terms of local operations, organization, administration and foreign investment policies.
Intellectual Property protection is a leverage to promote innovation and improve competitiveness of enterprises including startups.
Attracting foreign capital will allow Vietnamese pharmacy firms improve their competitiveness and develop the national pharmacy industry. However, analysts warn that the market may fall into foreign hands.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership nations have made progress toward a new free trade agreement slated for November following the US withdrawal from the pact, according to Japanese chief negotiator of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Kazuyoshi Umemoto.
The World Bank Group on September 22 announced the Vietnam Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for 2017- 2022 at a workshop in Dong Thap province in the presence of World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione and representatives from 13 Mekong Delta provinces.
Farm raised shrimp exports from Vietnam to the US fell nearly 6% in the seven months leading up to August 2017 on the back of increased import duties, says the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.
Businesses in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have enjoyed good export growth, with sharp rises in shipments of rice and aquatic products which make up more than 70% of local total export value.
Chief negotiators of the 11 remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement began two-day talks in Tokyo, Japan on September 21 to discuss changes and freezes to parts of the deal following the withdrawal of the US earlier this year.
PSNews - The Vietnam Climate Innovation Center (VCIC) on September 20 honored leading Vietnamese start-up businesses taking innovative approaches to addressing climate-related challenges in local communities.
Nearly 50 businesses from Fujian province of China and Vietnam’s northeastern province of Quang Ninh gathered at a seminar in Ha Long city on September 19 to seek investment and trade cooperation opportunities.
Van Don, a rural district of Quang Ninh Province in the northeastern region of Viet Nam, may soon see a VND5 trillion (US$220 million) resort complex.
There has and continues to be broad support and a large degree of talk focused on creating a unified, national brand for produce of Vietnamese agriculture, says the Ministry of Finance.
PSNews – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue led a delegation of the Vietnamese Government to visit solar and wind power projects of Rent A Port company on September 17, beginning his working visit to Belgium.
It's confirmed: Online Friday will again host a 24 hour sales event on Sept. 29—and the 2017 edition of this autumn major sales event promises to be bigger than ever, says the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Copycats, ivory and tiger paws are just some of the things you can buy on the country’s most popular social network.
As Vietnam develops its thermal power plant system to meet increasing energy demands, the country faces a new environmental risk arising from the waste generated by those plants.
Vietnam has set a target of having one million enterprises by 2020 towards becoming a destination for startup businesses in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is in the process of constructing a new resolution on artels, a kind of economic co-operative, nationwide, in which these units would receive their own registration number and be treated as normal businesses.