Aeon mulls US$2 billion business expansion in Vietnam (02/03/2023)
Japanese retail giant Aeon is set to have 25 shopping malls across Vietnam by 2025, with a total investment worth US$2 billion, said Aeon Vietnam general director Iwamura Yasutsugu.

Horticultural expo draws in over 200 brands (02/03/2023)
HortEx Vietnam 2023, the fifth international exhibition and conference for horticultural and floricultural production and processing technology in Vietnam, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 1.

Fruit, vegetable exports see high potential, tough requirements (02/03/2023)
Vietnamese vegetables and fruits are eyeing various potential markets from Asia to Europe, and from the Middle East to North America and America, in which quality requirements and standards are high, prompting domestic exporters to work harder to conquer, said experts at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on March 1.

Vietnam speeds up digitalisation in trade promotion activities (02/03/2023)
Digitalising trade promotion activities and the application of information technology are important aspects of the country’s strategy for building a digital government, digital economy, and digital society, said Vu Ba Phu, Director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnamese produce sold on Alibaba.com (02/03/2023)
Many Vietnamese businesses, cooperatives reported that they have earned millions of USD via selling agricultural products to international buyers on Alibaba.com.

‘Vietnam can only produce screws for car license plates’: professor (01/03/2023)
A speech by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phan Dang Tuat, Chairman of the Vietnam Association for Supporting Industries (VASI), has raised controversy after he reportedly stated that Vietnam can only make screws for car license plates.

Vietnam to remain important link in global supply chains: economist (01/03/2023)
Vietnam will remain an important link in global supply chains and a destination favoured by many businesses, said Tim Leelahaphan, Standard Chartered’s economist for Thailand and Vietnam, on February 28.

Cashew industry moves to boost green production, consumption (01/03/2023)
Although the cashew nut processing and exporting industry was warned of many difficulties in 2023, Vietnamese exporters still have many opportunities to boost exports if both businesses and farmers turn to green production, insiders have said.

Mexico reduces anti-dumping tax on galvanised steel imports from Vietnam (01/03/2023)
The International Trade Practices Unit (UPCI) of Mexico’s Ministry of Economy has decided to adjust the tax rate imposed on galvanised steel imports from Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Opportunities to boost export of processed foodstuff to Asia -Pacific, African markets (01/03/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) hosted a conference with Vietnamese trade representative offices abroad on February 28 to discuss opportunities to promote the export of processed foodstuff to in Asia-Pacific and African markets.

Skoda cars to be sold in Vietnam from May (01/03/2023)
Skoda cars are expected to be imported from the Czech Republic and sold from May before being assembled in the country, according to sources at Skoda Vietnam.

Vietnam supports Samsung’s long-term investment plan (01/03/2023)
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on February 28 received Hark-Kyu Park, President and CFO at Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd

90 percent of supporting enterprises remain small, medium-sized ones (01/03/2023)
In the supporting industry, the country currently has about 5,000 enterprises, but nearly 90 percent of them are small and medium-sized enterprises.

Dutch firms offer suggestions to HCM City to draw investment (01/03/2023)
Dutch enterprises have suggested Ho Chi Minh City improve its investment environment, develop transport infrastructure and connectivity, hold trade promotion activities, fight climate change and improve its urban living environment.

Agriculture can be driver to attract overseas funds (01/03/2023)
Vietnam is expanding international cooperation as an effective solution to reach its target of attracting $25 billion in foreign investment in the agricultural sector by 2030.

US asked to help facilitate export of Vietnam’s fresh fruits (28/02/2023)
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai has called on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote the approval process for irradiation facilities so as to facilitate the export of Vietnam’s fresh fruits to the US.

International cashew nut conference underway in HCM City (28/02/2023)
The three-day 12th Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous saw its main event kick off in Ho Chi Minh City on February 27, attracting the participation of 350 delegates from more than 40 countries and territories worldwide.

Leather Summit 2023 to open this week (28/02/2023)
The Leather Summit 2023 will be held at the famous Craft Village Cluster in Phu Yen commune and Thon That Craft Village, Minh Duc commune, Hanoi on March 1.

Trade ministry supports businesses to boost exports to China (28/02/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said that it will organise a wide range of trade promotion activities to support businesses in exporting their products to China.

National Australia Bank seeks opportunities in digital transformation (28/02/2023)
National Australia Bank (NAB) is seeking opportunities related to digital transformation in Vietnam to tap into the growing local demand.