Vietnam, China’s Guangxi promote trade cooperation (13/04/2023)
There is ample room for Vietnam and China’s localities, particularly Guangxi province, to boost trade collaboration, said Deputy Director of the city’s Investment & Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) Nguyen Tuan.

HCMC posts Q1 trade deficit via ports of $2.27bln (13/04/2023)
City’s total trade turnover via local ports in Q1 estimated at $28.34 billion.

Vietnam to boost export of food ingredients to Swedish market (13/04/2023)
The Open Trade Gate Sweden (OTGS) is scheduled to host a webinar on April 20 to provide Vietnamese businesses with relevant information about opportunities to boost the export of food ingredients to the Swedish market, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Sweden.

Vietnam needs radical solutions to revive growth (13/04/2023)
Vietnam needs extremely radical and long-term solutions to once again revive the entire process of growth within the economy.

PM urges streamlining administrative procedures, paving way for transport projects (13/04/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked ministries, agencies and localities to work harder in order to pave way for transport projects, saying administrative procedures should be streamlined, while concluding a meeting of the State steering committee for national key transport projects in Hanoi on April 12.

Foreign investors net sell 5 sessions in a row (13/04/2023)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped marginally to 1069.45 points Wednesday, with foreign investors net selling for the fifth straight session.

Expert makes recommendations for stronger Vietnam - France economic links (13/04/2023)
A French expert has suggested some measures for strengthening economic links between Vietnam and France during a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations (April 12) and 10 years of strategic partnership.

HCMC, Hanoi tumble in provincial competitiveness ranking (13/04/2023)
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City saw their Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) ranking tumble by 10 and 13 places respectively last year as investors expect more reforms in their business environment.

Prime Minister chairs meeting to remove obstacles for national key transport projects (12/04/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 12 asked the State steering committee for national key transport projects to regularly review and inspect the projects so as to complete the heavy workload until 2026.

Vietnam, Germany offer mutual support at int’l forums: Ambassador (12/04/2023)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Vu Quang Minh held a working session with a delegation of interns from the German Foreign Ministry to discuss Vietnam’s foreign policies on April 11.

Vietnam remains favourite investment destination for European firms: Report (12/04/2023)
Precisely 36% of European firms ranked Vietnam either first, within their top three, or among their top five investment destinations on a global scale, according to the latest Business Climate Index (BCI) report released by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) and produced by Decision Lab on April 11.

More robust trade mechanisms aid Australian ties (12/04/2023)
Vietnam and Australia are set to elevate their existing ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership, with deeper investment and trade flows thanks to various free trade agreements already taking effect.

Tra fish by-products to become huge money earner: Experts (12/04/2023)
Stronger investment into processing by-products of tra fish will be a way for Vietnam to optimise their huge potential and values amid the expanding tra fish sector, according to experts.

Lack of orders plague VN wood export businesses (12/04/2023)
Vietnam’s wood industry has unexpectedly fallen into an unprecedented slump amid a sharp decline in orders.

Vietnam’s agricultural products face more difficulties in export to China (12/04/2023)
Vietnam’s agricultural product exports to China are facing increasing difficulties due to tightening export requirements, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Exports overcome challenges to achieve 6% growth target for 2023 (12/04/2023)
Vietnam had a total import and export turnover of nearly 154.3 billion USD in the first quarter of this year. Although the export turnover dropped more than 13% against last year, Vietnam still maintained a trade balance and had a trade surplus of 4 billion USD, 1.9 billion USD higher than in 2022. This will help Vietnam reach its target of 6% export growth this year.

Vietnam’s non-life insurance market continues to lure foreign capital (11/04/2023)
Viet Nam’s non-life insurance market has continued to attract foreign investors in the first months of this year.

VN-Index ends 3rd session in red (11/04/2023)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped 0.41% to 1,065.35 points Monday in its third straight losing session.

ESG game changer for firms seeking customers and funds (11/04/2023)
In the era of growing environmental and social concerns, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards have emerged as a game-changer for firms seeking to improve their customer engagement and financial access.

Phat Dat named as Top 10 Real Estate Investor (11/04/2023)
Phat Dat (HSX: PDR) has just been named on the list of the 2023 Top 10 Real Estate Investors as announced by Vietnam Report on April 7.