US$980 million contract for Song Hau 2 Thermal Power Plant Project signed (11/06/2024)
Toyo Ink Group Berhad, Song Hau 2 Power Company Limited and Export-Import Bank of Malaysia (Eximbank Malaysia) have signed a credit contract worth US$980 million for Song Hau 2 Thermal Power Plant Project.

Vietnam among six ASEAN countries with good economic growth: Maybank (11/06/2024)
The gross domestic product (GDP) growth of six ASEAN countries - Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - will recover to 4.5% and 4.7% in 2024 and 2025, respectively, from 4% in 2023, according to Maybank Research Pte Ltd forecast.

Small but quality FDI projects invested in southeastern localities (11/06/2024)
New foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in southeastern localities in the first five months of 2024 are not large but friendly to the environment and apply high technologies.

Recovering demand for aquatic products comes with challenges: conference (11/06/2024)
The demand for aquatic products is expected to pick up from the third quarter of 2024, with many associated challenges requiring advertisements and the diversification of business products and markets, insiders have said at a conference held by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 10.

Vietnam's pepper export nears US$500 million (11/06/2024)
So far this year, Vietnam has shipped abroad 114,424 tonnes of pepper worth US$493.1 million, down 13.2 in volume but up 20.6% in value over the same period last year.

India is main market for Vietnamese star anise exports (10/06/2024)
India continued to be the main market for Vietnamese star anise exports as it imported 951 tonnes of Vietnamese star anise in May, accounting for 61% of the total exported volume of this item.

Canada imposes preliminary anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese steel wire (10/06/2024)
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on June 6 issued preliminary conclusions on the investigation of applying anti-dumping measures on steel wire rod originating or exported from China, Egypt and Vietnam.

Coconut exports likely to exceed US$1 billion in the time ahead (10/06/2024)
The signing of the Protocol to officially export coconuts to China will help this product have the opportunity to surpass the US$1 billion mark in the near future, while also opening up "successful" opportunities for numerous key coconut localities, according to insiders.

Vietnam may require $7 billion investment for pilot semiconductor production (10/06/2024)
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has announced that Vietnam will invest in several research centres to support universities and innovation hubs, with pilot production costs potentially reaching $7 billion, necessitating collaboration between the government and the private sector.

FedEx Express eyes expansion in Vietnam (10/06/2024)
US-based FedEx Express is looking to expand its operation in Vietnam while maintaining its logistics activities at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

Investors grapple with PPP waste projects (10/06/2024)
Athough investors have options to fund development of waste treatment plant projects under the public-private partnership model, experience and awareness are still weak.

US chipmakers hit ground running with Vietnam plans (07/06/2024)
US chipmakers have bolstered their operations and partnership activities in Vietnam as the country emerges as a semiconductor hub amid the AI boom.

Ready-built factories boost prospects for developers (07/06/2024)
A ready-built factory model is becoming the top choice of foreign investors in Vietnam thanks to the convenience and expenditure savings they offer.

Fishery export grows 6.5% in five months (07/06/2024)
Vietnam shipped an estimated US$3.6 billion worth of fishery products abroad during January-May, a year-on-year increase of 6.5%, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

First batch of 2024 lychee crop reaches Germany (07/06/2024)
A total of 3.5 tonnes of fresh Vietnamese lychees recently arrived in Germany, marking the first shipment of this year's crop to reach the European market.

More Vietnamese agricultural products given green-light to enter China (07/06/2024)
The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) have agreed to ramp up cooperation in the field of agricultural trade, opening the door for more Vietnamese farm products to enter the lucrative market of China.

Vietnam to enter Top 20 fastest growing economies globally in 2024 (05/06/2024)
The development prospects of the Vietnamese economy in 2024 are very positive and driven by substantial foreign investment, especially in high-tech industries, according to Savills Viet Nam's report on investment in the Asia-Pacific region in the first quarter of 2024.

Vietnam and Switzerland boost investment and trade ties (05/06/2024)
More than 200 delegates physically and virtually attended the Vietnam – Switzerland Economic Forum 2024 in Zurich on June 4, examining measures to spur economic, trade, and investment ties between the two countries.