New approach needed to better tap Chinese market: experts (Thursday, December 7,2023)
Experts at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on December 6 stressed the need for both producers and exporters to change the mindset and approach to boost exports to China, a potential market for Vietnamese farm produce.
Vietnam attends France trade, investment forum (Wednesday, December 6,2023)
Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien on December 4 attended a forum on trade and investment between France and Southeast Asia.
Ample room for Vietnam, Japan to boost cooperation in digital economy: Forum (Wednesday, December 6,2023)
Vietnamese and Japanese experts exchanged views on solutions to foster cooperation in digital economy between the two countries at a forum in Hanoi on December 5.
Ample room remains for HCM City - St. Petersburg cooperation: Forum (Wednesday, December 6,2023)
There remains ample room and potential for Ho Chi Minh City and Saint Petersburg City of Russia to increase trade turnover and expand investment cooperation in digital transformation, manufacturing and processing industry, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and education, heard a business forum in HCM City on December 5.
Bac Giang, RoK’s Chungcheongnam province sign cooperation agreement (Wednesday, December 6,2023)
A delegation from the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Chungcheongnam province held talks and signed a cooperation agreement with authorities of the northern province of Bac Giang on December 5.
Vietnam to develop initiatives to sustain FDI flows (Tuesday, December 5,2023)
Vietnam will set up a support fund to encourage and lure strategic investors and multi-national groups, making it more attractive in attracting foreign direct investment, as the National Assembly recently approved a resolution on applying additional corporate income tax in accordance with the Global Anti-Base Erosion Rules (global minimum tax).
Vietnam, Cambodia launch cross-border QR payment link (Tuesday, December 5,2023)
Vietnam and Cambodia have officially launched a bilateral cross-border QR payment link, allowing their peoples to scan QR codes to make payments in each other’s country using their local currency.
Vietnam attends international craft exhibition in Italy (Tuesday, December 5,2023)
Vietnamese handicraft producers are among nearly 2,600 companies from 86 countries taking part in "Artigiano in Fiera", an international craft exhibition running in Milan, Italy from December 2 to 10.
Ministry ready to support partnerships between Vietnamese, Belgian firms (Tuesday, December 5,2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and relevant ministries and sectors of Vietnam are ready to work with the Belgian side to effectively support cooperation activities between the two countries’ enterprises, Minister Nguyen Hong Dien told a bilateral business forum in Brussels on December 1.
Vietnam, Canada cooperate in IP management (Monday, December 4,2023)
The Global Affairs Canada through the Expert Deployment Mechanism for Trade and Development (EDM) provided a training course on improving intellectual property (IP) management capacity for a delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and Ministry of Finance from November 27 to December 2.
PM meets Danish, UK energy groups’ representatives on COP28 sidelines (Monday, December 4,2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met representatives from the Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner (CIP) and the Enteprize Energy Group (EE) – two of the leading energy groups of Denmark and the UK respectively - in Dubai on December 3, on the sidelines of the 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28).
Programme held in Thai Binh province to bolster Vietnam – RoK ties (Monday, December 4,2023)
A programme aiming to promote cultural exchange and connect Vietnamese businesses to their counterparts from the Republic of Korea (RoK) is underway in the northern province of Thai Binh.
EU sees Vietnam as vivid demonstration of EVFTA success (Monday, December 4,2023)
Executive Vice President of the European Commission (EC) and EU Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis said Vietnam's rise to become the bloc’s leading trade partner in ASEAN is a vivid demonstration of the success of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Dong Thap calls for investment from Japan (Friday, December 1,2023)
A conference aimed at promoting investment and trade cooperation between the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap and Japan was organised on November 29, attracting more than 50 enterprises and investors from both sides.
President’s Japan visit yields comprehensive outcomes: FM (Friday, December 1,2023)
President Vo Van Thuong’s freshly-concluded visit to Japan has reaped significant and comprehensive achievements, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son told the press.
Vietnamese, Chinese firms seal 21 deals across sectors (Friday, December 1,2023)
Vietnamese firms and their Chinese peers inked 21 agreements and economic contracts in agro-forestry-fishery import and export, trade, logistics, and high-tech agriculture at a November 30 business networking forum held in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh.
Vietnam, China push up cross-border trade (Friday, December 1,2023)
Permanent Vice Chairman of the Lang Son provincial People's Committee Duong Xuan Huyen held a working session with a visiting delegation from the People's Government of China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on November 30 to discuss measures to facilitate exchanges and cross-border trade.
Hanoi hosts ASEAN Ceramics Expo 2023 (Thursday, November 30,2023)
The ASEAN Ceramics Expo 2023, Southeast Asia’s leading international exhibition of machinery; technology; and materials for manufacturing white-ware, heavy clay, and advanced ceramics; opened at the Hanoi International Exhibition Center on November 28.
Thanh Hoa ready to welcome Japanese investors (Friday, November 24,2023)
An investment, trade and tourism promotion conference to boost cooperation between the north-central province of Thanh Hoa and Japan opened in Tokyo on November 22.
Denmark, Vietnam target further green agriculture development (Thursday, November 23,2023)
A seminar opening with the theme of “Farming for the Future: A Danish - Vietnamese Dialogue on Green and Efficient Food and Agriculture” was held on November 22 in Ho Chi Minh City by the Danish Embassy in Vietnam, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, and the Danish Agriculture and Food Council.
Vietnamese businesses see potential to penetrate Canadian market: workshop (Thursday, November 23,2023)
A workshop spotlighting Canada as a gateway for Vietnamese businesses to access the North American market took place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22, aiming to provide the latest information, consumer trends, and export incentive policies for Vietnamese businesses to deepen their participation in the Canadian market.
Can Tho city, Canada strengthen cooperation (Thursday, November 23,2023)
Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Can Tho city Nguyen Thuc Hien on November 22 received a delegation of the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City led by Consul General Annie Dubé.
APEC 2023 opens up investment opportunities for Vietnam, US firms (Thursday, November 23,2023)
President Vo Van Thuong’s trip to the US for the APEC Leaders’ Week and bilateral activities from November 14-17 is expected to open up many investment opportunities for businesses of the two countries in the time ahead.
Hai Phong, US port authority step up cooperation (Wednesday, November 22,2023)
Secretary of the Party Committee of the northern port city of Hai Phong Le Tien Chau had a working session with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) on November 20 as part of his trip to the US for the APEC Leaders’ Week.
German firms consider Vietnam potential destination: Survey (Wednesday, November 22,2023)
The German Chamber of Commerce Abroad (AHK) in Vietnam on November 21 released its AHK World Business Outlook – Fall 2023, which highlights Vietnam as a promising investment destination for German businesses.
HCM City to host first int’l pet fair in March (Wednesday, November 22,2023)
Petfair Vietnam 2024, Vietnam’s leading international trade fair for the pet industry, will be held for the first time in Ho Chi Minh City from March 27 to 29, 2024.
Int’l Food & Hotel Hanoi 2023 attracts exhibitors from 19 countries (Wednesday, November 22,2023)
As many as 113 exhibitors from 19 countries worldwide are showcasing products at the International Food & Hotel Hanoi 2023, which opened in Hanoi on November 21.
Hai Phong eyes stronger trade cooperation with India (Tuesday, November 21,2023)
A conference promoting business opportunities and connection between the northern port city of Hai Phong and Indian partners has been held in both face-to-face and online formats as part of the Red River Delta – Hai Phong Industry and Trade Fair hosted by the municipal People’s Committee.
Ample room remains for Vietnam, Hong Kong trade cooperation (Tuesday, November 21,2023)
There remains room for Vietnam and Hong Kong (China) to cooperate in a range of fields from trade and investment to services, finance and logistics, heard the Vietnam-Hong Kong Business & Investment Matching held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 20.
Vietnamese, Chinese localities coordinate in border management (Tuesday, November 21,2023)
A delegation of Border Guard Commands of Vietnam’s four provinces of Cao Bang, Quang Ninh, Lang Son and Ha Giang, and representatives from the Guangxi General Station of Immigration Inspection of China held talks in Cao Bang on November 20.