Vietnam’s shrimp exports to Japan in the first quarter of this year increased by 29.6% year-on-year to reach US$135.4 million, making Japan the country’s largest shrimp importer.
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Trade Finance Program (TFP) and two Vietnamese banks - An Binh Joint-Stock Bank (ABBANK) and Tien Phong Commercial Joint-Stock Bank (TPBank) today signed agreements enabling the program to provide guarantees of up to $50 million annually to support trade finance in Viet Nam.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Bangladeshi Minister of Food Advocate Md Quamrul Islam have signed a document extending the two countries’ memorandum of understanding (MoU) on rice trade that will allow Vietnam to sell up 1 million tonnes of rice to Bangladesh each year.
Vietnam has seen a rise in mobile e-commerce, also known as m-commerce, an effective channel for retailing in the digital era.
Up to 1,302 river-sea compatible ships (VR-SB) have operated on coastal transport routes by May 15, according to the Vietnam Register.
To deal with possible electrical shortages during the dry season, the Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) will make the most of all power sources, including coal, gas, diesel-fueled and hydropower stations, a representative of the corporation has said.
Vietnam posted a trade deficit of US$2.74 billion for the first four months of this year, which increased pressure on foreign exchange rates. However, due to the large reserve of foreign currencies, exchange rates are expected to remain stable in the coming time.
Up to 100,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice will be shipped to the EU each year tax-free in 2018 following the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement, helping local rice exporters penetrate the market.
The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural
A list of all housing projects in which foreign organisations and individuals are not allowed to make purchases is being publicised by local authorities at the urgent bidding of the government.
Large transnational companies have rapidly taken control of the manufacturing and retail beauty and personal care segments of the Vietnam economy, say leading market analysts.
PSNews- Innovation might not be limited to technological but also to non-technological elements, which remains entwined with a complex and broad range of areas such as foreign direct investment (FDI), financial markets, education systems, research and development (R&D), regulatory systems, intellectual property rights (IPR), taxation.
PSNews - Samsung Electronics on May 17th officially appointed Mr. ShimWon Hwan to CEO of Samsung Vietnam. This was the second time he had been appointed to the Samsung Vietnam CEO since 2010.
China, already the largest importer of Vietnam’s sticky rice, has emerged as the biggest buyer of Vietnamese fragrant rice, according to exporters.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang held a meeting on May 16 to connect exporters of agro-fishery-forestry products to China.
On May 17, Prime Minister met with 1,500 representatives of Vietnamese and foreign companies in the private sector. Below are some of the proposals the companies and business associations submitted to the government before the meeting.
PSNews - In April 2017, Toyota Vietnam’s sales reached 4,096 vehicles, contributing to consolidate the Japan-Vietnam car joint venture’s leading position of the car segment in Vietnam.
The EU and Vietnam conclude negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT).
The Internet of Things (IoT) is perhaps the most obvious impact of Industry 4.0 on agriculture.
The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association has unveiled plans to send a delegation of representatives to showcase the country’s prowess at a major business-to-business (B2B) event for the textiles segment in India.