Vietnam, China seek to boost agro-aquatic product trade (09/03/2023)
A forum on promoting trade in agricultural and aquatic products between Vietnam and China’s Guangxi province was held on March 8 by the 970 Agricultural Connection Forum’s operation team.

Relations between HCM City, US flourishing: official (09/03/2023)
Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council Nguyen Thi Le on March 8 received Melissa Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the US Department of State, who is on a working visit to the city.

Investors wary of more reduction in interest rates (09/03/2023)
Since the beginning of March 2023, commercial banks have reduced deposit interest rates which have been contrary to forecasts made by many domestic and foreign investment organizations.

Patience a virtue for rally of foreign direct investment (09/03/2023)
While foreign investment inflow into Vietnam is continuing at a leisurely pace this year, some commitments on large investments ahead could be a glimmer of hope to restrain the decline.

Diplomatic advances to bolster FDI (09/03/2023)
In a bid to boost economic cooperation, including expansion of exports and attraction of more investment, the government will continue amplifying diplomatic activities, with a hallmark first-ever 5-year action programme serving as one of the pivotal pillars in socioeconomic development.

Vietnam to complete policies, laws for sustainable energy development (08/03/2023)
Experts discussed the implementation of policies and laws on energy development in the 2016-2021 period at a conference co-organised by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) and the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for Science, Technology and Environment (CSTE) in Hanoi on March 5.

Vietnamese real estate remain attractive to foreign investors (08/03/2023)
The Vietnamese real estate market has remained attractive to foreign investors and investment funds despite difficulties countering domestic firms, according to insiders.

MPI to strengthen ODA cooperation between Vietnam and Japan (08/03/2023)
The Vietnam-Japan relationship was one of the most successful bilateral development cooperation relationships in recent years.

HCM City, Western Australia look to boost trade ties (08/03/2023)
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan has called on Western Australia’s businesses to invest in strong fields such as food processing industry, agricultural biotechnology, and education- training in the southern hub.

Trade union delegation pays working trip to Greece (08/03/2023)
President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang, who is also Vice President of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), paid a working trip to Greece from March 6-7 at the invitation of the international body.

Vietnamese value-added products exhibited at Foodex Japan (08/03/2023)
As many as 36 Vietnamese businesses are showcasing their products at the 48th international food and beverage exhibition (Foodex Japan 2023) which kicked off in Tokyo, Japan, on March 7.

ACV proposes Long Thanh International Airport delay (07/03/2023)
Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), has proposed delaying the planned completion time of Long Thanh International Airport until 2026 instead of 2025 as initially planned.

Seaport stocks fail to entice investors (07/03/2023)
Outstanding business results in 2022 were factors for investors to expect great hopes in seaport stocks in 2023. However, recent statistics show that seaport enterprises are facing turbulent times as demand has fallen all round.

Vietnam’s overseas investments rise (07/03/2023)
Vietnam’s outbound investments reached $115.1 million in the first two months of this year, 2.16 times higher than that the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnamese real estate remain attractive to foreign investors (07/03/2023)
The Vietnamese real estate market has remained attractive to foreign investors and investment funds despite difficulties countering domestic firms, according to insiders.

HCM City proposes multifaceted cooperation with Denmark (07/03/2023)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai has suggested boosting cooperation with Denmark in energy transition and restructuring industries towards high-added value, green and sustainable development.

Coffee industry needs sustainable development to target $6bln in exports by 2030 (07/03/2023)
According to Do Ha Nam, Vice Chairman of Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa) and chairman of Intimex Group, in the 2022-23 crop, the coffee output is expected to decrease by 10-15 percent on year to 1.47 million tons.

Export prices of Vietnamese rice up nearly 10% (07/03/2023)
The export prices of Vietnamese rice in the first two months of 2023 rose by 9.8% year-on-year to 528.5 USD/tonne, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Export prices of Vietnamese rice up nearly 10% (07/03/2023)
Vietnam exported 789,000 tonnes of the grain in the reviewed period, earning 417 million USD, down 18.8% in volume and 10.8% in value compared to the same period last year.

Cashew industry’s years of high growth slows down (06/03/2023)
After obtaining high growth rates in the last 10 years, Vietnam’s cashew industry’s growth slowed in 2022. The multi-billion-dollar export item is predicted to see a low growth rate this year also.