The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation opened in Beijing, China on May 14.
The APEC Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) commenced meetings on May 13, as part of the second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings in Hanoi.
PSNews - Domestic car companies spent 169.5 million USD in importing 6,962 automobile units in April 2017, the Vietnam General Department of Customs released.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue is calling for investments in 104 projects during 2017-2018 with orientations towards 2020.
Vietnam exported US$16.7 billion worth of goods in April, raising the total export turnover in four months to US$61.3 billion, a year-on-year increase of 15.4 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Korean company, which provides fresh fruits and agricultural products for supermarkets and commercial centres, discussed ways to export local bananas to the Republic of Korea (RoK) on May 10.
PSNews - Organizers of the Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) accelerator program announced that 12 startups from Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam have qualified to pitch their business plans to investors at the Mekong Tourism Forum, 6 June in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.
The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cancelled the import licences of 679 Vietnamese food and beverage manufactureres that did not re-register with the agency as required, or did so without following current procedures.
The project “Support to the Up-Scaling of Wind Power in Vietnam funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) was reviewed in a seminar in Hanoi on May 8.
PSNews-The Prime Minister - Enterprises Dialogue 2017 is expected to welcome some 2,000 representatives of businesses in Vietnam, 4 times larger than the number of the previous year, of which representatives of domestic private enterprises will make up a significant proportion (1,500 delegates).
The recent credit package worth nearly US$4.4 billion for hi-tech agriculture is expected to give a breath of fresh air to Vietnam’s agriculture amid the recurrent problem of “bumper crop, sliding prices”.
The Vietnam Macadamia Association has recommended once again that more farmers cultivate macadamia nuts as an alternative agriculture cash crop due to its relatively low input capital and high earnings potential.
A dead orca whale that washed up on the shore of a Scottish isle has been revealed to have the highest concentration of dangerous pollutants ever recorded.
High on the agenda of the on-going 5th session of the Party Central Committee is economic development, particularly of the private economic sector.
Foreign investors have made their ambitions clear for building green energy waste-to-power projects in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) said it is collecting opinions from organisations and individuals for a draft decree on policies to encourage investment in agriculture and rural development.
The draft circular to guide the implementation of certain clauses of Decree No.03/2017/ND-CP issued by the government on casino business has no clause restricting which casino in which region can pilot opening to Vietnamese customers.
Planting areas for organic agriculture will be expanded, while trade and consumption of organic products will be promoted, according to the new strategy to develop the nation’s organic agriculture.
Signatory countries have been holding talks in Toronto this week and are set for further talks at an APEC summit in Hanoi this month.
On May 2 the US Department of Commerce launched anti-dumping duty and countervail duty investigations against tool chests and cabinets imported from Vietnam and China.