Vietnamese Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung held talks with his Chinese counterpart Liu Kun in Beijing on November 27 as part of his working visit to China from November 25-30.
Vietnam registered to invest 303.5 million USD abroad in the first 11 months of this year, plus 55 million USD worth of additional capital for existing overseas projects.
The ASEAN and other new regional Asian groups became the focus of a plenary session on November 26, part of the 2018 Horasis Asia Meeting held in the southern province of Binh Duong.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a workshop on November 23 and 24 in Quy Nhon where business leaders in Central Vietnam pledged to actively combat illegal wildlife consumption, tapping new programs to shed light on wildlife crime and myths about consumption that are driving the trade in and through the country.
Nearly 750 businesses from 20 nations and territories around the globe will attend the 16th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2018) slated for December 5-8 in HCM City with a wide range of trade promotion activities.
The retail prices of petrol have continued to see a steep fall from 3pm on November 21, following the latest adjustments by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink on November 21 spoke at the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council’s (USABC) workshop in Hai Phong on Elevating Small and Medium Businesses into Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Inclusive Global Value Chains.
Commitments on investment and services in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will lure more quality foreign investment inflows to Vietnam.
The real estate market is suffering a severe shortage of affordable homes despite the segment witnessing huge demand, attendees heard at a recent conference.
A forum was held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on November 15 to discuss trade and investment cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.
Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem hosted a reception in the city on November 14 for Joe Lonsdale, a founding partner of San Francisco-based venture capital fund 8VC.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a decree asking businesses to enhance customer information privacy after an alleged breach of mobile retail chain The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) revealed personal information of more than five million customers.
A forum on accelerating the process of reforming and improving the efficiency of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was held by “Tap chi Kinh Te va Du Bao” (the Journal of Economics and Forecasting) in Hanoi on November 6.
Vietnam shipped abroad 264,000 tonnes of rice in October this year for 136 million USD, pushing the total figures so far this year to 5.2 million tonnes worth 2.6 billion USD, up 1.7 and 14.1 percent year-on-year.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has decided to maintain safeguard measures for steel billets and steel bars imported from a number of countries and territories including China, the US, Canada, Germany, France, Japan and the Republic of Korea.
Although completing the majority of its economic targets for 2018, Ho Chi Minh City is still burdened with heavy pressure from its budget collection, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee at a meeting on November 1.
Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index went up 0.64% month-on-month and 3.42% year-on-year in October, announced the municipal Statistical Office on October 30.
Thriving economic cooperation has been a highlight of the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership, with bilateral trade value growing steadily towards a more balanced relationship in recent years.
The third Coffee Expo Vietnam 2018 will be held in Ho Chi Minh City next week, attracting 250 brands from 10 nations.
More than 400 executives representing local and foreign businesses, brands, agencies, publishers, and technology companies took part in the 2018 Mobile Marketing Association Forum held in HCM City on October 26 to discuss the opportunities and challenges for enterprises from the explosive growth of mobile marketing.