Project launch showcases potential of Vietnam’s trade and logistics sectors (Thursday, May 17,2018)
The World Bank and the Ministry of Transport hosted a workshop on May 15 to launch the implementation of the Vietnam Logistics Statistical System Project and highlight the importance of strengthening the transport and logistics sectors to boost trade competitiveness.
Deputy PM hails Vietnam-Spain strategic partnership (Wednesday, May 16,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh attaches a high value on the positive development of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Spain at a reception in Hanoi on May 15 for Spanish Ambassador to Vietnam Maria Jesus.
CPTPP benefits Vietnam’s industrial property (Wednesday, May 16,2018)
Vietnam’s industrial real estate sector stands ready to take off after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) comes into effect, experts have said.
Hanoi-Moscow ties important to Vietnam-Russia relations: official (Tuesday, May 15,2018)
A senior official of Hanoi has underlined the significance of Hanoi-Moscow cooperation to the relationship between Vietnam and Russia while attending talks with Moscow officials on May 14.
Minister-President of Belgium’s Flanders region welcomed in Hanoi (Tuesday, May 15,2018)
Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son received Minister-President of Belgium’s Flanders region Geert Bourgeois in Hanoi on May 14.
New Zealand Governor-General supports cooperation with Vietnam (Monday, May 14,2018)
Governor-General of New Zealand Patsy Reddy has pledged to support the enhancement of the friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam, especially in sustainable development.
Vietnam lags behind Thailand in use of blockchain in agriculture (Monday, May 14,2018)
Agriculture is the livelihood of 70% of Vietnamese. However, high prices, unequal quality, and the lack of information about products have all made it difficult to compete with Thai products of the same kinds in international and domestic markets.
Vietnam, UK seek stronger partnership in customs (Monday, May 14,2018)
Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Van Can and UK Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever have agreed to strengthen the Vietnam-UK customs partnership through the signing of a letter of intent on possibilities of cooperation, heading to a governmental-level deal in the field.
Firms advised to better capitalise on Vietnam-Korea FTA (Friday, May 11,2018)
The enforcement of the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA) has been bringing new opportunities to businesses of both nations, but the number of Vietnamese firms capitalising on the deal is lower than expected.
“Top Thai Brands” exhibition offers opportunities to Vietnamese, Thai businesses (Friday, May 11,2018)
The “Top Thai Brands 2018” exhibition opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10, drawing 216 exhibitors with showcases of products across 254 stands.
KOTRA to move Southeast Asia headquarters to Hanoi (Friday, May 11,2018)
The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) said on May 10 that it will relocate its Southeast Asia headquarters from Singapore to the Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi to support Korean companies doing businesses in the fast-growing market.
Vietnam-Korea FTA gives boost to two-way trade, investment (Thursday, May 10,2018)
The Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA), which took effect on December 20, 2015, has played an important role in attracting investments from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam and helping the Southeast Asian nation integrate deeper into the regional economy, said a local official.
Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 attracts 430 firms (Thursday, May 10,2018)
Around 430 firms from 30 countries and territories are displaying their best at the 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 which opened in Hanoi on May 9.
CPTTP to open doors for apparel exports to Australia (Thursday, May 10,2018)
Australia is considered a potential market for Vietnamese textile and garment exports, which are forecast to hit a double-digit growth after the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Mexican President vows to tighten ties with Vietnam (Wednesday, May 9,2018)
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has committed to continue intensifying multi-faceted cooperation with Vietnam, especially after the two countries sign and ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Vietnam, China look to stronger trade links and logistics cooperation (Wednesday, May 9,2018)
The Vietnamese Embassy in China and the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade co-hosted a seminar on May 8 in Chongqing city to introduce the Chinese business community to the situation of socio-economic development as well as opportunities for business and investment cooperation in Vietnam.
Israel to kick off Agritech 2018 (Tuesday, May 8,2018)
Israel’s largest agritech event, the 20th International Agricultural Exhibition and Conference, will take place at Tel Aviv Convention Centre (Israel) on May 8-10, 2018, offering rare opportunities for agricultural players around the world, including Vietnam.
Joint efforts needed to reduce illegal workers in RoK (Monday, May 7,2018)
Reducing the number of illegal workers in the market of the Republic of Korea (RoK) will require the greater combined effort of all relevant parties as this highly lucrative market has been considered a key factor behind Vietnam’s growing labour exports over recent years.
Belgian businesses seek cooperation opportunities in Vietnam (Monday, May 7,2018)
The Belgian Vietnamese Alliance (BVA) and the Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT) held a meeting on May 3 with a delegation of Belgian businesses ahead of the delegation’s visit to Vietnam from May 13-18 to explore cooperation opportunities.
Vietnamese enterprises in Japan strengthen linkages (Monday, May 7,2018)
The Vietnamese Business Association in Japan convened its congress for the second tenure (2018-2020) on May 6, aiming to seek ways to better connect Vietnamese businesses.
ICAEW strengthens partnership with local government and universities (Friday, May 4,2018)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has promised that it would continue to work closely with the Vietnamese government and universities to achieve its objective of helping to drive the growth of finance and accounting professionals in Vietnam.
Vietnam Cafe Show 2018 kicks off in HCM City (Friday, May 4,2018)
The 2018 Vietnam Cafe Show opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC) in HCM City on May 3, attracting more than 100 leading local and foreign coffee brands.
Hanoi to host World Economic Forum on ASEAN in September (Friday, May 4,2018)
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from September 11-13, featuring entrepreneurship and the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0).
Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 to open in Hanoi (Thursday, May 3,2018)
The 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 will take place in Hanoi from May 9-12.
RoK launches consultative body for development projects in Vietnam (Thursday, May 3,2018)
The Republic of Korea (RoK) launched a consultative body composed of government and company officials to push major development projects in Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following President Moon Jae-in's visits to the two nations, the RoK’s trade ministry said on May 2.
Vietnam ready to facilitate US enterprises' operations (Thursday, May 3,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has assured the Vietnamese Government's willingness to offer the best possible conditions in line with domestic and relevant international laws for US enterprises.
Prime Minister’s Singapore visit a comprehensive success (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
The recent official visit to Singapore by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife along with a high-ranking delegation from Vietnam was successful in various spheres, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Vietnamese fashion products displayed at Hong Kong Fair (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
More than 30 leading Vietnamese manufacturers of garments, textiles and fashion accessories as well as garment-related industries have displayed their products at Hong Kong’s largest one-stop sourcing fashion show.
Vietnam targets US, EU investors in new-generation FDI strategy (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
Vietnam, which is drafting a strategy on foreign direct investments (FDI) to 2030, has been advised to lure more investors from the US and the EU to diversify FDI capital sources.
Senior officials review preparations for ASEAN Summit in Singapore (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung attended a meeting in Singapore on April 26 to review preparations for the 32nd ASEAN Summit which will take place in the island country on April 27 and 28.