The government has just proposed major measures to facilitate socioeconomic development in 2018, including the implementation of three strategic breakthroughs and facilitating the country’s progress in Industry 4.0.
Vietnam pepper exports increased by 20.5% to 214,000 tons in 2017, but the value dropped by 22% to US$1.12 billion after the export price fell 34.7% against the previous year.
The price of bio-fuel E5 was kept unchanged while those of diesel 0.05S and kerosene increased slightly by VND360 and VND495 per litre respectively in the latest regular adjustment of petrol and oil prices on January 4.
PSNews - This is the very first event hosted by the Hanoi authorities, aiming to connect Hanoi and other localities across the country in providing safe agricultural products and introducing regional specialties.
The Chu Lai Open Economic Zone attracted 23 projects in 2017. Three were foreign investment projects worth US$16 million.
Ho Chi Minh City is destined to reach Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) growth of between 8.3% and 8.5% for 2018, according to a January 2 conference on the city’s socio-economic development.
Fruit and vegetables have surpassed traditional farm produce such as rice, rubber, tea, and cashew nuts to become a major foreign currency earner in the agricultural sector.
Vietnam’s exports in 2017 were fruitful despite many difficulties caused by natural disasters and import markets. The Ministry of Industry and Trade predicts that Vietnam will earn US$200 billion from exports this year, 13% more than last year, exceeding the set target.
Car dealers and buyers are ‘holding their breath’ before January 1, 2018, when car prices are expected to see big fluctuations.
This week, Vietnam exported 2 tons of star apples to the US for the first time. This marked a positive growth of Vietnam’s fruit sector in expanding its export market.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has accomplished targets set by the government this year, said Deputy Minister Ha Cong Tuan during a press conference in Hanoi on December 29.
Vietnam spent big money to build a deep-water port but did not build infrastructure for ships to go in and out of the port.
2017 has been a good year for the paper sector which has seen production capacity grow at a rate of 50% and exports increase by 14.5%.
The Securities Journalists Club (SJC) on December 27 announced the top 10 events of Vietnam’s stock market in 2017, a year of many new records.
General Electric Renewable Energy is known as the world’s leading supplier of wind turbines, with a diversified portfolio of onshore and offshore turbines and the latest technology to foster wind power development.
Exports of forestry products increased by 9.2 percent from 2016 to US$7.97 billion in 2017, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest).
The gross domestic product (GDP) growth of Vietnam in 2017 is estimated to expand by 6.81%, surpassing the Government’s set target of 6.7%.
PSNews – The Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee issued Decision No.8771/QD-UBND to establish the Bich Hoa Industrial Cluster in Thanh Oai district, Hanoi.
Vietnam and Japan should pioneer in speeding up the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as the two nations have a strategic partnership, traditional friendship and time-honoured trade, and investment ties, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Vietnam’s real estate sector are forecast to increase in 2018, driven by the market’s significant potential, experts said.