Criteria for FDI project appraisal published (27/05/2024)
The criteria expected to help local authorities screen investment projects more efficiently and effectively.

A highlight in attracting foreign investment (27/05/2024)
Northern Quang Ninh province will need to improve local human resources if it hopes to meet its target of attracting $3 billion in FDI this year.

Vietnam seeks investment cooperation opportunities in Japan (27/05/2024)
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai met representatives of several Japanese businesses on May 25 as part of his ongoing working trip to Japan to seek investment cooperation opportunities.

Vietnamese processed tuna exports see upswing (27/05/2024)
Vietnam raked in roughly US$302 million from exporting tuna during the past four months of the year, up 22% on-year with exports of processed and canned tuna witnessing an upturn, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Bright spots in four-month economic picture (27/05/2024)
The past four months of the year witnessed Vietnam's total import and export value of goods reach nearly US$239 billion, a rise of 15.1% to US$31.4 billion over the same period from last year. Of the total, exports hit US$124 billion, up 15.1%, and imports stood at US$115 billion, up 15.1%, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Construction of Tamagawa Vietnam's $35 million factory gets underway (24/05/2024)
Tamagawa Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japanese sensor manufacturer Tamagawa Seiki, began construction of its $35 million factory in the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 17.

Euro investment takes on green hue (24/05/2024)
European companies increasingly beef up their manufacturing facilities in Vietnam with a focus on green production capacity.

Zurich forum to boost Vietnam – Switzerland economic cooperation (24/05/2024)
Officials, economic experts and academicians of Vietnam and Switzerland will examine opportunities to foster economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries at a joint forum due to take place in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 4.

Vietnam’s exports via e-commerce on the rise (24/05/2024)
The number of products Vietnamese businesses sell via Amazon has increased by 300% over the past five years, heard a conference on cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) in Hanoi on May 22.

Import-export turnover hits over US$270 billion by mid-May (24/05/2024)
Vietnam’s total export and import value reached US$270.82 billion in a period from January 1 to May 15, 2024, resulting in a trade surplus of US$6.36 billion, according to the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam furniture fair to gather together best Southeast Asian producers (24/05/2024)
The second Vietnam ASEAN International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair (VIFA ASEAN) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from August 27 to 30 to showcase the best modern and traditional furniture, furnishing, home décor, and handicrafts from across the Southeast Asian region.

US weighs upgrading Vietnam to ‘market economy’ status (22/05/2024)
The U.S. Department of Commerce has heard arguments from both sides for and against the upgrade for Vietnam to a market economy status, as the start of a review due to be completed in late July.

Samsung expects to pour additional $1bn into Vietnam annually (22/05/2024)
South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics expects to invest an additional US$1 billion into Vietnam each year in the coming time, the group’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Park Hark Kyu said at a meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on Thursday.

Vietnam calls on Chinese firms to invest in green, digital economies: PM (22/05/2024)
Vietnam is welcoming investment by Chinese enterprises in the green and digital economies, both of which fall under the country’s sustainable development model for economic growth, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said during a meeting with Chinese corporations.

EU emerges as bright spot among Vietnamese shrimp export markets (22/05/2024)
Vietnam’s shrimp exports in April witnessed an upward trajectory, with exports to the EU market soaring by 28% year on year to US$38 million, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Israeli importers interested in Vietnamese products (22/05/2024)
A number of Israeli importers have participated in exhibitions in Vietnam to seek contracts with local suppliers, according to the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC).

France, Vietnam hold annual high-level economic dialogue (21/05/2024)
Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong and Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade, Economic Attractiveness, Francophonie and French Nationals Abroad Franck Riester co-chaired the 8th session of the annual high-level economic dialogue between Vietnam and France on May 17 in Paris.

Vietnam benefits from Lotte-KOBC global logistics partnership deal (21/05/2024)
Vietnam will benefit from a partnership deal on global logistics between Lotte Global Logistics of the Republic of Korea and Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC).