Developing Domestic Seafood Market

At the “Pangasius and Aquatic Products of Vietnam” Fair, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said that this is a good opportunity to boost the image and the brand of products and increase aquatic product consumption in the domestic market.

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Export Exceeds Plan

Vietnam commodities export in 2017 is forecast highest since 2011, enjoying a growth of 18.9 per cent and earning US$210 billion.

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WB forecasts Vietnam’s GDP growth at 6.7% this year

The World Bank (WB) has forecast Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) will expand 6.7% this year and stabilize at around 6.5% in the medium term while inflation is projected to remain low.

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Vietnamese manufacturers use high-tech to compete in productivity

The fourth industrial revolution, which is a hot topic in Vietnam, has brought unprecedented economic benefits to many businesses.

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Vietnam to benefit from industrial expansion

Vietnam and Indonesia are standing to benefit the most in Southeast Asia from expanded industrial projects.

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Vietnam’s cashew exports hit over $1.3 billion

Vietnam exported over 140,000 tonnes of cashew in the first five months of this year, raking in more than 1.39 billion USD.

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Investments in industrial, economic zones declines slightly in six months

The total value of foreign and domestic investments in industrial and economic zones nationwide fell slightly in the first half of 2018.

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Vietnam’s growth potential is strong: Moody’s

Moody’s Investor Services projected Vietnam’s annual GDP growth to stay at around 6.4 percent during the 2018-2022 period in its latest report issued on August 10.

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Do’s-and-don’ts in Vietnam

Net als andere Aziatische landen kent Vietnam andere gewoontes bij het zakendoen dan in het Westen.

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Vietnam’s mobile game market tops SE Asia, poised to grow

With its revenues estimated at US$83 million last year, Vietnam’s mobile game market is leading Southeast Asia and is likely to grow further, news website VnEconomy reported Friday.

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Foreigners In Vietnam Will Be Able To Get International Driving Permits This Year

Vietnam will begin to issue International Driving Permits (IDPs) for locals and foreigners this October.

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Vietnam to gain higher global manufacturing share

Vietnam is poised to continue to take global manufacturing market share, according to HSBC Global Research released on August 5.

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Vietnam chases away specter of inflation

High inflation, the biggest threat for macroeconomic stability, is no longer a threat and conditions are very favorable for economic development, economists say.

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VN agricultural exports fall

Export revenues of agricultural, forest and aquatic products totalled US$21.7 billion during the first nine months of this year, down five per cent over the same period last year.

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Special economic zone to go up in HCM City

he HCMC Institute for Development Studies has sent the city government a huge plan to develop a special economic zone (SEZ) nearly 890 square kilometers to drive growth here in the city.

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Salaries to rise with GDP growth in Vietnam, survey

The manufacturing industry is one of the three industries that will see the highest salary increase rate for the entire year of 2015.

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Dubious GM foods sold in Vietnam without labels

Imported genetically modified (GM) foods, especially grains, have flooded the Vietnamese market in recent years, but they are almost surreptitiously sold, with people knowing little about them.

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VN & the golden opportunity to become the world’s workshop

The process of moving capital, existing potential and the pressure of reforms are identified as favorable conditions for Vietnam to become the world’s new factory.

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State earns $196 million from IPOs in 10 months

The State has earned 4.4 trillion VND (196 million USD) from selling its capital in 51 initial public offerings (IPOs) during the first 10 months of this year, the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) reported on November 2.

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Work starts on Vietnam’s ‘Silicon Valley’

The construction of a hi-tech park following the model of the US’s Silicon Valley began in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Farm exports face challenges as exporters put all eggs in one basket

The rapid increase in exports to one market may force Vietnam to face anti-dumping lawsuits, while large exports to China will bring risks as this is an unsafe market.

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Milk market is a multibillion-dollar playing field

The dairy market has steadily expanded, while the competition is getting fiercer, heating up the milk market.

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Banks’ irrecoverable debts see huge increase

The irrecoverable debts of 12 Vietnamese commercial banks by September 30, 2015 had reached VND23.522 trillion, which accounts for 65 percent of bad debts, representing a 15 percent increase from the 50 percent reported in mid-2015.

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Vietnam Delays First Nuclear Plant Until 2020

Vietnam’s much-discussed nuclear power plant will be delayed yet again, as officials announced last week that the construction of Ninh Thuan 1, the first of two nuclear power facilities planned for the south-central province, will not begin until 2020.

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Cable-stayed bridge in southern Vietnam to shine with colorful lights this month

A VND30 billion ($1.32 million) lighting art project, which is scheduled to be operational this month, will help highlight the Can Tho Bridge in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho with seven colors during four to eight hours per night.

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Saigon Is Experiencing Its Coldest Weather of the Year

If you felt a little chillier than usual on your ride to work this morning, you’re not alone. It turns out Saigon – and the rest of southern Vietnam – is currently experiencing its coldest weather so far this year.

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Vietnamese retail market: early bird will catch the worm

Gone is the time when big fish swallow smaller fish. It is now the time when faster fish will eat slower ones, according to Nielsen.

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Vietnamese drank 3.4 billion liters of beer in 2015

Vietnam’s beer consumption in 2015 increased by 10% compared to 2014, and showed that on average each Vietnamese drinks nearly 38 liters of beer a year.

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North American agricultural products find their way to Vietnam

Vietnam’s agricultural products are at risk of being surrounded by high-quality agricultural products from North American countries and New Zealand after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) takes effect.

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Vietnam hopeful about rice export in 2016

Vietnam will have various advantages in exporting rice this year though it may have to compete with Thai rice in the global export market when Thailand sells rice at stock.

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