CPTPP – a progressive trade direction in 21st century

13/03/2018 20:28

One year after the US’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the remaining 11 Asia-Pacific countries, including Vietnam, have signed a new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to remove tariff barriers in the region.

PM attends Vietnam-New Zealand Business Forum

13/03/2018 13:43

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc advocated boosting cooperation between Vietnam and New Zealand in fields of mutual interest such as education-training, organic agriculture, smart agriculture, and infrastructure while addressing the Vietnam-New Zealand Business Forum in Auckland on March 13.

Japanese businesses see promise in Vietnam

12/03/2018 21:09

 Economics, trade, and investment between Vietnam and Japan have seen constant developments over recent years with Japan having always been one of Vietnam’s most important partners, has said Vietnam Chamber of Commerce of Industry (VCCI) Vice President Hoang Quang Phong.

Vietnam’s agriculture targets 3.05% growth in 2018

11/03/2018 14:44

Vietnam’s agriculture reached an export value of US$36.5 billion last year. With positive signals in the first two months of 2018, the sector aims to grow 3.05% this year with an export value of US$40.5 billion, higher than previous plans.

63% of local firms expect positive impact from CPTPP

10/03/2018 16:08

63% of businesses in Vietnam believe the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed on March 8 will have a positive impact on their operations, according to HSBC’s comprehensive survey of global businesses.

Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets

09/03/2018 21:05

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked People’s Committees of cities and provinces with large areas of shrimp farms to employ different solutions in order to reach targets set in the national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.


Vietnam needs to capitalize on CPTPP agreement

08/03/2018 16:18

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has called on economic sectors to make adequate preparations for best utilization of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which will be signed in Santiago, Chile on March 8 by ministers from 11 member countries.

Vietnam attends Foodex Japan 2018

06/03/2018 20:29

Twenty Vietnamese businesses attended Japan’s largest international food and beverage exhibition, Foodex Japan 2018 at the Makuhari Messe convention centre in Chiba on March 6.

Digital economy makes ASEAN become more competitive

05/03/2018 20:36

Singapore, as the rotary chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), plans to speed up ASEAN’s economic recovery from advanced technologies to innovate and make the region more competitive.

Quang Tri to build $26mil. hydropower plant

05/03/2018 15:38

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has decided to build a hydropower plant worth nearly 600 billion VND ($26.4 million) in Huong Hoa district.

A digital future for Vietnam’s medium-sized enterprises

03/03/2018 15:38

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution surging globally and impacting Vietnam, enterprises in Vietnam will have to change themselves to adapt. Pham Thai Lai, CEO of Germany’s Siemens Vietnam, spoke to VIR’s Thanh Tung about how digital technologies can impact enterprises in Vietnam, especially medium-sized ones.

Upbeat trends in Vietnam-Ukraine bilateral trade

02/03/2018 21:17

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Ukraine showed a considerable growth during the first month of the year with Vietnam enjoying a trade surplus of US$13.8 million, an 11-fold increase when compared to the same period last year.