• Vietnamese rice prices among highest in the world association

    Vietnamese rice prices among highest in the world association

    The price of Vietnamese rice has increased since mid-July and exceeded Thailand’s to become the highest in the world for some types, according to the Việt Nam Food Association (VFA).

  • Spreading motivation for development

    Spreading motivation for development

    The Covid-19 pandemic has exerted a major impact on the country’s economy, including in Hanoi; however, thanks to the calm determination and effort in implementing the "dual goal" of fighting against the epidemic and boosting economic development made by both leaders and people, the capital’s economic growth reached 3.39% in the first six months of this year with great attraction of large investment and fast implementation of key projects.

  • Timely removing obstacles to support export activity

    Timely removing obstacles to support export activity

    In the first months of the year, the global economy declined due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, severely effecting Vietnam’s export activities. Although exports in June have seen positive signs compared to the previous period, the recovery process will certainly take a long time.

  • Ministry of Finance road use fees reduced by 10-30%

    Ministry of Finance road use fees reduced by 10-30%

    The Ministry of Finance has issued Circular No.74/2020/TT-BTC regulating the collection and payment of road use fees on August 10 in order to continue implementing urgent solutions to support those affected by the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • PM commits further support to Samsung Vietnam

    PM commits further support to Samsung Vietnam

    The Vietnamese Government, ministries, agencies and localities will continue providing all possible support for Korean businesses and corporations, including Samsung, to continue doing business successfully in Vietnam, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

  • Vietnam should consider stronger support measures to prop up economy

    Vietnam should consider stronger support measures to prop up economy

    It is already the middle of the third quarter but actually optimum levels of economic activity have only taken place for about four months overall due to the coronavirus pandemic. July saw some better economic indicators after a period of decline due to social distancing measures.

  • Tens of tonnes of Vietnamese fresh longan enter Australian market

    Tens of tonnes of Vietnamese fresh longan enter Australian market

    Large batches of Vietnamese fresh longan, tens of tonnes in size, have been shipped to Australia and entered regions in the south and west of the country over the past few weeks.

  • Shrimp exports to US forecast to soar 20% in 2020

    Shrimp exports to US forecast to soar 20% in 2020

    Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the US in 2020 are expected to increase by 20% compared to 2019 thanks tothe advantages of a low anti-dumping tax and the quick restoration of production following the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Vietnam emerges as popular industrial property destination CBRE

    Vietnam emerges as popular industrial property destination CBRE

    Vietnam has emerged as a popular destination for industrial property projects as increased labour costs, trade disputes and COVID-19 prompt global manufacturers to vary their supply chains throughout Asia, according to CBRE.

  • PetroVietnam explores oil and gas reserves

    PetroVietnam explores oil and gas reserves

    HÀ NỘI — The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has announced that its exploration of the Kèn Bầu-2X well, located in the Red River basin offshore of Việt Nam’s northern continental shelf, helped the firm increase oil and gas reserves in 2020 ahead of schedule.

  • Agricultural import - export revenue reaches nearly US$39.5 billion in seven months

    Agricultural import - export revenue reaches nearly US$39.5 billion in seven months

    The total import and export revenue of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products is estimated to have reached nearly US$39.5 billion in the first seven months of this year with increasing export revenue in rice, vegetables, cassava, shrimp, wood products and others.

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