Fruit and vegetable exports surged by 53.1% in February (29/03/2023)
Vietnam’s export turnover of fruit and vegetable recorded a surge of 53.1% in February to US$324 million compared to the same period in the previous year, the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) releases.

Customs tightens control over re-exports (29/03/2023)
The General Department of Vietnam Customs has required that customs agencies in localities strengthen the examination and supervision over products in transit, goods temporarily imported for re-export, and commodities stored in bonded warehouses.

US extends investigation of trade remedy evasion of Vietnamese plywood (29/03/2023)
The Trade Remedies Authority of Việt Nam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the sixth extension of the deadline for issuing its final conclusion on an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tax evasion investigation into hardwood plywood imported from Việt Nam.

Foreign investment from Asia important to Vietnam: HSBC (29/03/2023)
Although Vietnam always eyes to attract investors from US and Europe, intra-Asian investors are so important to the country, especially since foreign direct investment (FDI) is slowing down globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impacts and geopolitical conflicts.

New FDI approvals plunge in Q1/2023 (29/03/2023)
Although the number of new FDI projects approved in the first quarter this year grew over the same period in 2022, their capital pledges edged down.

Việt Nam’s foreign investment plunges 39 per cent in Q1 (29/03/2023)
Along with the contraction in fresh capital, the disbursed capital also slightly plunged 2.2 per cent from a year earlier to $4.3 billion, it noted.

Sanctions hit Vietnamese exports to Russia (28/03/2023)
Vietnam’s exports to Russia fell by nearly 60% year-on-year to US$205 million in the first two months of this year.

Vietnam to reassert its position on the world coffee map (28/03/2023)
Vietnam is the world’s second largest coffee exporter, but its impact on the world coffee market is not commensurate with its position, experts say.

Market prospects and opportunities to boost exports to Israel (28/03/2023)
The signing of the Vietnam - Israel Free Trade Agreement will open up numerous opportunities for Vietnamese businesses seeking to access this potential market, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Israel.

Tuna exporters aiming for smaller markets (28/03/2023)
Domestic tuna exporters are targeting promising small markets to get out of current difficulties amid economic fluctuations in big importing countries.

Vietnamese retail market appealing to foreign investors (28/03/2023)
The nation is becoming an attractive retail market for companies globally with many regional and global FDI investors recently revealing their plans to increase capital and expand distribution networks here.

Foreign investors expand consumer finance business in Vietnam (28/03/2023)
Large foreign financial groups have actively penetrated the Vietnamese consumer finance market, which has significantly helped accelerate the digitalisation of the country’s financial services.

Foreign direct investment continues declining (28/03/2023)
According to the data just announced by the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, as of March 20, 2023, foreign direct investment continues declining.

Standard Chartered Vietnam named “The Most Outstanding Foreign Bank in Vietnam” in 2022-2023 (28/03/2023)
Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam was named among the Top 50 foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) in Vietnam and bestowed the title “The Most Outstanding Foreign Bank in Vietnam” in the 2022-2023 period at the Golden Dragon Awards 2023, held recently by VnEconomy / Vietnam Economic Times. This is testament to the bank’s strong commitment and unwavering effort to support the sustainable development of its clients and the economy.

Strong signals of positive year for VN industrial real estate market (27/03/2023)
CBRE Vietnam has reported that Vietnam’s industrial real estate sector is poised for a prosperous year in 2023 due to a surge in demand.

Vietnam to develop policies to adapt to global minimum tax (27/03/2023)
Vietnam will adjust investment policies to adapt to the global minimum tax rate and remain an attractive destination for investment.

USABC Chief: Vietnam a strategic market for US businesses (27/03/2023)
US businesses view Vietnam as a strategic market and are committed to long-term investment in the country, according to President and CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) Ted Osius.

Indian research intern: Vietnam’s clean energy transition accelerates (27/03/2023)
Vietnam is undergoing clean energy transition at an accelerating rate and is considered the leader of clean energy transition in Southeast Asia, Shubham Rai, a research intern in the Southeast Asia and Oceania Centre at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), India, wrote in an article.

EU considers easing control conditions for Vietnamese instant noodles (27/03/2023)
The European Union is considering loosening control conditions for instant noodles imported from Vietnam following its improvements in enhancing import product quality.

Significant efforts needed to realise 4.3-billion-USD shrimp exports (27/03/2023)
Amid difficulties in export markets, significant efforts are required for Vietnam to meet its goal of 4.3 billion USD in shrimp export revenue this year, said Truong Dinh Hoe, General Secretary of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).