VN leads region in attracting long-term investment into innovative start-ups (05/06/2024)
The wave of innovative start-ups in Vietnam has developed at “dizzying” speeds, attracting the attention of many domestic and foreign investors, a seminar, entitled 'Investment Policies for Start-ups' in Hanoi heard on June 3.

Export value to FTA partners account for 65% (05/06/2024)
Vietnam has signed and ended FTA negotiations with over 60 partners.

More export opportunities for Vietnam's Halal products (05/06/2024)
The Halal market keeps growing to meet demand from Muslim population.

China remains largest importer of Vietnamese pangasius (05/06/2024)
The first half of May saw China and Hong Kong (China) remain as Vietnam’s leading pangasius importers that spent nearly US$22 million purchasing the products, up 9% compared to the same period last year, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Rice exporters divided on minimum export prices (04/06/2024)
There should be a minimum export price for Vietnamese rice to prevent companies from engaging in price wars, undercutting each other, said industry insiders after a recent incident in which Vietnamese exporters won a bid to supply Indonesia’s State Logistics Agency (Perum Bulog) with 100,000 tonnes of rice for a total of US$55 million.

Vietnam promotes economic diplomacy in Switzerland (04/06/2024)
The Vietnamese Embassy in Switzerland and the Swiss-Vietnamese Economic Forum (SVEF) are organising several events at the University of Zurich for June 3-4.

Daesang expands food production capacity (04/06/2024)
South Korean food maker Daesang Corporation has expanded its production facilities in Vietnam to satisfy the increasing local demand for Korean food products.

Vietnam yet to tap rare earth resources (04/06/2024)
Vietnam boasts a large reserve of approximately 30 million tonnes of rare earth, but the country has yet to conduct thorough research about how to exploit and process it effectively.

Vietnam remains Philippines' largest rice export partner (04/06/2024)
Vietnam shipped 1.44 million tonnes of rice to the Philippines between January 1 and May 23, accounting for 72.9% of the latter’s total rice imports and making Vietnam the largest rice exporter to the island state, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in the Philippines.

Shrimp and pangasius exports see fluctuations in May (04/06/2024)
While Vietnamese shrimp exports in May dropped slightly by 1.5% compared to the same period last year, pangasius exports increased by 10% year on year, according to data given by Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

General Director of Zamil Steel Vietnam: Vietnam a highly attractive market for investors (03/06/2024)
Mr. Krishnakanth Kodukula, General Director of Zamil Steel Vietnam, discusses relations between Vietnam and corporations from the Arab world as well as his company’s future plans.

Coffee one of agricultural products with highest export price (03/06/2024)
Coffee is one of the agricultural products with the highest export price during the past 5 months of this year, at US$3,482 /ton, up 49.9% over the same period from last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Shrimp exports hit $1.33 bln in 5M (03/06/2024)
The industry targets $4-4.3 bln of export value in 2024.

Tra fish exports bounce back (03/06/2024)
Export value reaching $725 million in 5M.

Attracting foreign investment in southern Red River Delta region (03/06/2024)
Economic growth in provinces in the southern Red River Delta region, comprising Ha Nam, Nam Dinh and Thai Binh, was slower than in the wider region. To achieve breakthroughs, these provinces have been working hard to attract foreign direct investment (FDI).

FDI to be expanded with green focus (03/06/2024)
Vietnam is projected to improve its trade and investment flows as global demands increase, with a green trend on the rise in supply chains.

New framework proposed to assess foreign-invested projects (31/05/2024)
The Institute of International Investment Studies (ISC) last week launched research results on criteria for appraising foreign-invested projects and assessing their effectiveness. The research financed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to support localities. Dr. Ngo Cong Thanh, vice chairman of the ISC, and head of the research team of the criteria told VIR’s Oanh Nguyen about their work.

China speeds up investment in Vietnam (31/05/2024)
An upward trend has been recorded in Chinese recent investments in Vietnam, which is hoped to help fuel the industries the country has demand for such as high technology, renewables, supporting industries, electronics, and green finance.

Mitsubishi Corporation expands operations in Vietnam from urban development to automotive industry (31/05/2024)
Mitsubishi Corporation signed a MoU with Vingroup on May 30 for comprehensive strategic cooperation in five key areas ranging from urban development to the automotive industry.

Vietnamese coffee exports to Spain more than double in value (31/05/2024)
Vietnamese coffee exports to the Spanish market reached approximately 55,380 tonnes in the first four months of this year, worth US$193.1 million, an increase of 53.7% in volume and 136.6% in value compared to the same period last year.