Vietnam to export 7 million tons of rice this year (24/02/2023)
Vietnam’s rice export activity has shown positive signs early this year, with 6.5-7 million tons of rice forecast to be exported in all of 2023.

HCMC holds dialogue to remove difficulties for foreign businesses (23/02/2023)
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, on February 22, held a meeting to resolve obstacles for foreign enterprises.

Foreign firms inject more investments into local retail sector (23/02/2023)
Central Retail Corporation (CRC), the largest retailer of Thailand, has announced its biggest investment in Vietnam at 50 billion THB (US$1.45 billion) in the 2023-27 period to accelerate its market presence in the country.

State urged to encourage more outward investment (23/02/2023)
Vietnamese businesses are steadily increasing their investments overseas, but there is still a strong reliance on the purchasing of shares.

Promote a thriving business and investment environment (23/02/2023)
Bilateral links between Australia and Vietnam have developed significantly since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1973. Despite differences in the likes of legal systems and culture, both nations still share the ambition to promote bilateral trade and investment.

Burdens still to be tackled to ensure efficient DPPA pilot (23/02/2023)
Foreign investors have been closely monitoring a proposed pilot on the direct power purchase agreements in Vietnam, especially those with a long-term business strategy in renewable energy. However, the country’s limited mechanisms may mean the long-term goals will be difficult to attain.

Realtors in high spirits after hearing about VND120 trillion credit package (23/02/2023)
The information about the big preferential credit package specifically reserved for the real estate sector was good news at a conference on the real estate market development presided over by the Prime Minister on February 17.

Innovation to aid production opportunities (23/02/2023)
With the country’s improved competitiveness thanks in part to a rise in labour productivity, Vietnam is boosting its support for innovative activities to achieve further sustainable development under a new growth model.

China begins large purchase of Vietnamese tra fish (23/02/2023)
A Chinese trader has imported 500 containers of tra fish weighing 12,000 tonnes from Vietnam right after China’s lifting of its zero-Covid policy, showing a positive signal for the sector this year.

Vietnam, India boost trade in farm produce, processed food (23/02/2023)
The Vietnam Trade Office in India, in collaboration with the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of India (Invest India) and the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) held a teleconference on February 22 to step up business cooperation opportunities in farm produce and processed food.

Vietnam’s trade value reaches 72 bln USD by mid- February (23/02/2023)
According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, from the beginning of this year to February 15, the country’s total trade valued topped 72 billion USD, with export turnover standing at 37 billion USD and a trade surplus of nearly 1.7 billion USD.

Nearly 300 trade promotion events planned for this year (23/02/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has passed the National Programme on Trade Promotion and the National Brand Programme in 2023 with nearly 300 trade promotion events to be held this year in Vietnam and abroad.

Shrimp exports fall by half in January (23/02/2023)
Shrimp exports plummeted by 55% year-on-year in January to US$141 million due to weaker global demand and stronger competition from other countries.

Vietnam seeing promising future in rice export (23/02/2023)
Vietnam Food Association has just informed the price of Vietnamese 5-percent broken rice passes that of Thailand, becoming the leader in this segment, a milestone in the national target for rice export.

Vietnam’s dragon fruit, banana, durian exports target US$2 billion in 2023 (23/02/2023)
The export of dragon fruit, banana and durian is expected to contribute US$2 billion to the country’s export turnover in 2023.

AFD to continue supporting Vietnam's energy sector (22/02/2023)
Rémy Rioux, director general of AFD Group, visited Vietnam from February 17-18 to discuss energy transition.

Falling interest rates facilitate production and business sectors (22/02/2023)
Many banks have just launched credit packages with preferential lending interest rates that decreased by between 0.5-3% per year for customers in the fields of business and production, including real estate.

Swiss daily: Vietnam becomes a new destination for foreign companies (22/02/2023)
Swiss daily Tribune de Gèneve has recently published an article hailing Vietnam as a new destination for foreign companies.

Scenarios set for government’s growth ambitions (22/02/2023)
Increases in domestic consumption, production, and foreign direct investment are set to enable the economy to achieve its growth target this year.

Vietnam’s rice sector expected to win big with exports in 2023 (22/02/2023)
Vietnam’s rice sector is expected to hit big from exports this year, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in Ho Chi Minh City on February 21.