Việt Nam, Italy beef up trade, investment cooperation (29/03/2024)
Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyễn Hồng Diên held a working session in Hà Nội on March 28 with Marco Della Seta, Italian Ambassador to Vietnam and Regina Corradini D’Airenzo, CEO of SIMEST which is responsible for promoting Italian companies’ outward investment and providing technical and financial support for investment projects.

Vietnam in waiting list for market upgrade to secondary emerging (29/03/2024)
Vietnam remains in the watch list for a possible reclassification from frontier to secondary emerging market status, according to FTSE Russel’s Country Classification review in March.

Three-month FDI inflow into Vietnam up 13.4% (29/03/2024)
Vietnam had attracted 6.17 billion USD in foreign direct investment as of March 20, a year-on-year rise of 13.4%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

German businesses step up investment into HCMC (29/03/2024)
Many German firms are seeking investment opportunities towards sustainable development, green policies and net-zero carbon emission in Vietnam.

Tuna exports predicted to rebound as billion-USD earner (29/03/2024)
Vietnam’s tuna exports showed a gradual recovery in the last quarter of 2023 and have strongly grown again in the first months of this year, promising a surge throughout 2024 and a return as a commodity with billion-USD export value, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam advised to fully tap CPTPP to boost exports to Canada (29/03/2024)
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has opened up numerous opportunities for Vietnam and Canada to boost two-way trade, however, tax initiatives under the trade pact have not been tapped to the fullest extent by the Vietnamese exporters, said Vietnamese Trade Counsellor in Canada Tran Thu Quynh.

Vietnam runs trade surplus of US$8.08 billion in Q1 (29/03/2024)
Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of US$8.08 billion in the first quarter of the year, almost double that of last year’s corresponding period, according to information provided by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Q1 witnesses breakthroughs in fruit and vegetable exports (29/03/2024)
Experts have expressed optimism about the future growth of Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports, buoyed by encouraging signals from the outset of the year, such as surpassing US$1 billion in export value during the first quarter.

Agro-forestry-fishery sector posts US$3.36 bln trade surplus in Q1 (29/03/2024)
The export of agro-forestry-fishery products continued to be a bright spot in the overall picture of the national economy in the first quarter of 2024, generating a trade surplus of US$3.36 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam, Australia cooperate to develop offshore wind power projects (29/03/2024)
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha received Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrew Goledzinowski and leaders of Corio Generation of Australia’s Macquarie Group in Hanoi on March 28.

Rising demand for private education in Vietnam (29/03/2024)
Solid growth in expenditure for education indicates higher awareness and demand, especially for private education, foreign languages, entrance examinations, and extracurricular activities, according to an industry report released by FiinGroup on March 25.

Vietnam Businesses and Localities To Chart a Path to Sustainability at Vietnam Connect Forum 2024 (29/03/2024)
Foreign investors, business leaders, and government officials will convene in Hai Phong to discuss green economic strategies, share best practices, and explore investment opportunities.

Bosch Vietnam's Meichle Takes Helm of EuroCham, Focuses on Advocacy and ESG (29/03/2024)
New EuroCham Chairman targets a refined agenda, including intensified policy engagement, expansion of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, and heightened focus on sustainable development.

Breakthroughs recorded in fruit, vegetable exports in Q1 (28/03/2024)
With positive signals right from the beginning of the year, including over 1 billion USD in export value in the first quarter of this year, experts have shown optimism about the growth in overseas shipments of Vietnamese fruits and vegetables in the coming time.

Many opportunities for agricultural exports to Japan (28/03/2024)
Japan remains Vietnam’s third-largest market for agricultural, forestry, and aquatic products, following the United States and China. The export value to Japan accounts for 7.2% of Vietnam’s total exports, marking a significant increase of 29.2% compared to the same period in 2023.

M&A activities in Vietnam still gloomy (28/03/2024)
Dealmakers wonder whether M&A activities will escape from the ongoing gloomy situation to make a recovery from now to the end of the year.

VN getting ready for the fourth FDI boom (28/03/2024)
Việt Nam needs to take drastic actions to get ready for the fourth wave of foreign direct investment (FDI) which is in the making and is expected to leverage the country on the global high-tech map.

Singapore is the largest foreign investor in VN in Q1 (28/03/2024)
Vietnam has attracted a total of US$6.17 billion in foreign investment in the first quarter of this year with Singapore being the largest investor accounting for 41.3 per cent of the investment influx.

VinFast inks cooperation deals with 15 Thai agents at BIMS 2024 (28/03/2024)
Leading Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast officially signed its first letters of intent for cooperation with 15 dealers in Thailand on March 27.