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.

Fruit and vegetable sector likely to gross US$7 billion this year (31/05/2024)
Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports throughout the opening five months of the year surged by 28.1% to reach nearly US$3 billion, with the sector seeing bright prospects to fetch between US$6 billion and US$7 billion this year, according to industry insiders.

Thailand becomes Vietnam's second largest durian importer (31/05/2024)
Thailand, the world’s biggest durian exporter with a total export turnover of US$7 billion, became Vietnam's second largest importer of this fruit in the first four months of 2024.


Local-level project selection aided through study (29/05/2024)
Provincial-level authorised agencies will more easily carry out the task of reviewing and processing project selection thanks to criteria for approval or evaluating foreign-invested initiatives.

New framework proposed to assess foreign-invested projects (29/05/2024)
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.

Paraguayan daily sanguine on prospect of trade links with Vietnam (29/05/2024)
Paraguayan media outlet ABC Color has highlight a recent Vietnam visit made by Paraguayan Minister of Industry and Commerce Javier Gimenez, who came in efforts to bolster bilateral co-operation.

Diverse Vietnamese products introduced at Thai Fair 2024 (29/05/2024)
Over 160 Vietnamese firms are displaying diverse high-quality products at the THAIFEX – Anuga Asia 2024 in Thailand which is underway from May 28 to June 1, with the participation of more than 3,000 firms from more than 50 countries around the world.

Agro-forestry-fishery exports soar by 21% (29/05/2024)
The ago-forestry-fishery sector raked in US$24.14 billion from exports during the past five months of the year, up 21% against the same period from last year, according to data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam's seaports ready to accommodate large vessels (28/05/2024)
The number of large vessels arriving at Vietnamese seaports has increased. Therefore, the country’s seaport system needs to be prepared to safely accommodate large ships.

Vietnam’s tra fish export tipped to bounce back (28/05/2024)
The export of Vietnamese tra fish (pangasius) has roared back to growth after a significant drop recorded earlier this year as countries have scaled up their imports, according to insiders.

Will export targets be within reach this year? (28/05/2024)
As of mid-May, Vietnamese export turnover had reached US$138.59 billion, marking an increase of 16% on-year and with the current level of growth momentum, this year’s export turnover is anticipated to fulfill the set target.

HCMC leads country in number of new projects, turns of adjusted projects (28/05/2024)
Ho Chi Minh City continues to lead the country in the number of new projects (37.8 percent), turns of adjusted projects (16.4 percent) and capital contributions and share purchases (71.1 percent).

Vietnam well-placed to remain strategic M&A leader (28/05/2024)
A number of potential deals in the pipeline signifies bright prospects for Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions landscape.