Belgian firms explore Vietnamese business culture (16/05/2023)
A training conference was held in Brussels on May 15 to promote Belgian businesses’ understanding of the business environment and culture of Vietnam.

Practical incentives needed to help firms adopt green practices: official (16/05/2023)
Investment in sectors related to green growth has been on the rise, but it is necessary to devise practical incentives to help businesses effectively adopt green production and business practices, an official has said.

Dragon fruit exports continue to fall amid intense competition (16/05/2023)
Vietnamese dragon fruit exporters are expected to have another difficult year as more countries grow the fruit and make the international market increasingly competitive.

FIEs still dominate Vietnam’s exports (16/05/2023)
Vietnam’s import and export value has exceeded $400 billion and is moving towards the $500 billion threshold.

Removing difficulties for seafood export (16/05/2023)
Vietnam’s seafood exports in April continued to decline by 28% over the same period in 2022, while accumulated exports in the first four months of the year reached about 2.6 billion USD, down 31% over the same period in 2022, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). Seafood exports to some key markets such as the US, China, and Japan all saw significant decreases.

Vietnam ships first batch of ruby plums to Hong Kong (16/05/2023)
The country will export a first batch of ruby plums to Hong Kong this week at VND400,000 ($17) a kilogram, nearly double the domestic price.

Improving product quality, infrastructure critical to promote trade with China (15/05/2023)
Improving product quality coupled with infrastructure was critical to promoting cross-border trade via official channels with China.

Halal industry to boost Vietnam’s links with Muslim countries: official (15/05/2023)
With sound partnerships with Muslim-majority countries, the Halal industry will become an important field of cooperation, helping further promote Vietnam’s substantive ties with such partners and contribute to common development and prosperity, said former Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu.

Vietnam’s vegetable, fruit exports likely to hit 4 billion USD this year (15/05/2023)
As one of the few sectors reporting export turnover increase in the first quarter of 2023, Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit sector has a bright outlook to earn 4 billion USD in export revenue this year.

Vietnamese agricultural exports rebound (15/05/2023)
With the export of several agricultural products such as rubber, coffee, and pepper gradually recovering, there remains a positive outlook ahead for export growth to major markets in the second quarter of the year.

Measures sought to make HCM City more attractive to foreign investors (15/05/2023)
Experts and economists gathered at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on May 12 to discuss measures to help the southern largest economic hub enhance its attractiveness to foreign investors amid its standstill situation in drawing foreign direct investment (FDI).

Vietnam has opportunity for data centers to thrive, foreign media says (15/05/2023)
Business Times said Vietnam’s data center market is thriving like never before, with both local and foreign companies looking to develop more DCs in the South-east Asian country as demand for data storage continues to grow.

Practical incentives needed to help firms adopt green practices: official (15/05/2023)
Investment in sectors related to green growth has been on the rise, but it is necessary to devise practical incentives to help businesses effectively adopt green production and business practices, an official has said.

Vietnamese dong one of most stable currencies in Asia: Experts (15/05/2023)
Amid fluctuations in the global financial market, the exchange rate in Viet Nam has remained stable in the first four months of this year, and the Vietnamese dong is considered one of the most stable currencies in Asia, according to experts.

Work resumes on longest expressway in southern Vietnam (12/05/2023)
After more than three years’ suspension, construction has restarted on a Ben Luc-Long Thanh Expressway section in Dong Nai Province.

HCM City draws nearly 980 million USD of FDI in four months (12/05/2023)
Ho Chi Minh City has attracted 979.65 million USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) so far this year, down 23.45% year on year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Vietnam expected to become Asia’s electronics production hub: director (12/05/2023)
Vietnam may become one of Asia’s top electronics manufacturing hubs thanks to nvestments in the country by electronics giants such as Samsung, Apple, LG, and Intel.

Vietnam remains in world’s Top 5 plywood exporters (12/05/2023)
Vietnam earned US$ 1.1 billion from exporting plywood in the first 11 months of 2022, securing the fifth place in the world’s top five largest plywood exporters, according to the International Trade Center (ITC).

Is Vietnam missing out on foreign indirect investment? (11/05/2023)
Vietnam’s legal framework and management mechanism related to foreign indirect investment have gradually developed to contribute to the completion and stabilisation of capital and financial markets.

M&A to pick up in property market (11/05/2023)
Domestic property developers are looking to sell assets and shares to deal with debts, restructure, maintain cash flow and keep operations going, according to industry experts.