PM sets up working groups to speed up public capital disbursement (17/03/2023)
50 of 52 ministries and central agencies and 19 of 63 localities have disbursement rates of less than 5%.

Vietnam has dual opportunity from offshore wind power: Danish Ambassador (17/03/2023)
Developing offshore wind power is a great dual opportunity for Vietnam, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolai Prytz told a seminar themed “Promoting Vietnam’s offshore wind power development: International practices and policy recommendations” in Hanoi on March 16.

Vietnam keen to boost strategic partnership with Spain (17/03/2023)
Vietnam always attaches importance to and wishes to strengthen the strategic partnership with Spain, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Tran Thanh Man said during his separate talks with and First Vice President of the Congress of Deputies of Spain Alfonso Rodriguez in Madrid on March 16 as part of activities during his four-day working visit to Spain.

Vietnam and the journey to reassert its position on the world coffee map (16/03/2023)
As the world’s second largest coffee exporter, experts have said that the impact from Vietnam on the world market is not really commensurate with its current position. Therefore, what needs to be done to develop the coffee industry to its full potential, reprentative of its current position.

Hitting 6 per cent export growth this year will be a challenge: MoIT (16/03/2023)
Industry insiders and policymakers have cautioned that Vietnam is facing an uphill battle to achieve its goal of 6 per cent export growth this year.

Two-month import and export of FDI firms falls by over US$9 billion (16/03/2023)
A significant drop in export orders has seen the import-export turnover of FDI enterprises in the first two months of the year decline to only US$68.2 billion, down US$9.15 billion over the same period from last year, according to the latest statistics released by the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam seeks stronger partnership with Spain (16/03/2023)
Politburo member and Permanent Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Tran Thanh Man on March 15 arrived in Madrid to start his four-day working visit to Spain.

Vietnam-UK trade bond underway (16/03/2023)
After nearly two years of entry into force, the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, in addition to Vietnam’s improved investment and business climate, have facilitated both nations to increase trade and investment.

Low localisation rate hindering progress (16/03/2023)
A stronger supporting industry and focus on boosting localisation rates is deemed a prerequisite to help brands increase production and also reduce costs.

Indonesian businesses look to increase investment in Vietnam: KADIN chairman (16/03/2023)
More and more Indonesian businesses look to expand investment in Vietnam and vice versa, and the Indonesian side wishes to further promote these activities, Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Arsjad Rasjid has said.

Vietnam: new destination for Asian multinationals (16/03/2023)
Regional and global foreign investors and multinationals operating in Vietnam are contributing to more than 80 percent of export turnover and 25 percent of domestic investment value.

Considerable strides recorded in Vietnam-Australia ties: ambassador (15/03/2023)
The political and national defence-security relations between Vietnam and Australia have seen marked qualitative improvements over the past five years, a diplomat has said.

Online trading seeing promising future (15/03/2023)
Technology is rapidly changing trading methods from traditional to multi-channel one. Businesspeople all over the nation are actively upgrading their operation to save cost and increase revenues.

Chinese growers put Vietnamese durian, dragon fruit in risky oversupply (15/03/2023)
Vietnamese dragon fruit is at risk of oversupply, while durian prices will likely plummet as China, the local fruits’ largest importer, continues growing an increasing amount of the two trees.

Momentum for seaports hard to retain (15/03/2023)
While complex global developments are affecting the performance of seaports, action is needed to ensure growth momentum.

Pepperl+Fuchs establishes sustainable factory in Vietnam (15/03/2023)
Pepperl+Fuchs announced the inauguration of a new sustainable manufacturing facility in Vietnam, which has been financed with a $15 million green loan from Deutsche Bank.

National railway investment requiring foreign push (15/03/2023)
Foreign investors are being urged to explore funding railway lines linking seaports as part of the country’s railway development plan – despite high costs, few successful projects, and a lengthy period to see returns.

Taiwanese investors’ demand for industrial property expected to be high: Savills (14/03/2023)
Investors from Taiwan (China) are particularly keen on Vietnam’s industrial, office and retail real estate, motivated by the country’s progress in improving the legal framework and substantial investment in key infrastructure, property consultancy Savills Vietnam said.

Business environment reform is the most efficient support for enterprises: GSO (14/03/2023)
In the face of domestic and international economic difficulties, the most effective support for enterprises is to create an equal, open and transparent business environment, according to Do Thi Ngoc, head of the General Statistics Office (GSO)’s Department of General Statistics.

Improvements needed to FDI attraction policies (14/03/2023)
FDI attraction and use policies should be upgraded to meet targets in green and sustainable growth and to link the supply chains of Vietnamese enterprises with multinational groups in the country, according to the Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIE) Nguyen Mai.