Deep processing increases agricultural product export value: experts (04/03/2024)
As Vietnam aims for higher export value and new records in export turnover of key agricultural products in 2024, experts have called for greater commitment to deep processing, saying that this approach will not only boost product competitiveness but also create a professional industry chain and exceptional products that bring in higher value.

January phone and accessories exports hit $5.5bln (04/03/2024)
Vietnam remains the world’s second-largest smartphone exporter.

Vietnam’s catfish demand surges in January-February (04/03/2024)
Vietnam experienced a notable increase in demand for catfish across key markets in January and February, in contrast to the subdued performance observed in 2023.

Businesses start to feel impact of Red Sea shipping crisis (01/03/2024)
The Red Sea shipping crisis may put a squeeze on Vietnam-based businesses as it lingers on with no foreseeable end in sight.

Exporters must actively engage and adapt to EU’s CBAM (01/03/2024)
To stay competitive in the European Union (EU) market, Vietnamese producers must adapt to the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), a carbon tariff on carbon-intensive products imported to the EU, which has been set to take effect in 2026, said industry experts and policymakers.

Vietnam’s trade surplus reaches 4.72 billion USD in Jan-Feb (01/03/2024)
Vietnam has recorded a trade surplus of 4.72 billion USD in the first two months of 2024, higher than the figure of 3.5 billion USD reported in the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Việt Nam has advantages in exports to Europe, America (01/03/2024)
The European - American Market Department at the Ministry of Industry and Trade is confident exports will boom this year.

Vietnam can attract $25B foreign investment in stock market with upgrades: World Bank (01/03/2024)
Vietnam’s stock market can attract US$25 billion from foreign investors by 2030 if it is upgraded from Frontier to Emerging, according to the World Bank.

Vietnam, Ireland to forge cooperation in numerous spheres (01/03/2024)
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin agreed on orientations and measures to strengthen the relations between the two countries in the time ahead, during their talks in Ireland on February 29.

Chip training the hot new trend for 2024 (01/03/2024)
The thirst for human resources in the semiconductor manufacturing industry has prompted many training institutions to open related majors before the 2024 enrolment season.

Thai investors are bolster operation in Vietnam in 2024 (01/03/2024)
Vietnam continues to be a magnet for Thai investors who are spreading their wings to the neighbouring country to tap into lucrative opportunities.

Balance is key to WTO’s promotion of economy, trade, and sustainable development: Trade minister (29/02/2024)
Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyễn Hồng Diên led the Vietnamese delegation at meetings within the framework of the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates yesterday.

Vietnam International Trade Fair for Apparel opens in HCMC (29/02/2024)
The Vietnam International Trade Fair for Apparel, Textiles, and Textile Technologies 2024 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from Tuesday to Friday. The fair connects producers, material suppliers, and technology providers in the apparel and textile sector.

Tra fish leads Vietnam’s seafood exports to strong January growth (29/02/2024)
Vietnam’s aquatic product exports saw a strong start to the year, recording a 60.8% annual increase to reach 730 million USD in January, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Fruit, vegetable exports see green shoots, targeting 7 billion USD (29/02/2024)
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports in the first two months of this year surged 38% to about 749.7 million USD, which is expected to peak at nearly 7 billion USD this year.

Chinese investment puts pressure on VN’s support industry (29/02/2024)
Analysts have noted strong investment from China in manufacturing and support industries, warning that this will pose challenges for Vietnamese enterprises in the field.

Vietnamese firms invest over US$25 million abroad (29/02/2024)
Local businesses invested in 17 new projects abroad over the first two months of the year with a total registered capital of US$25 million, equivalent to 21.7% over the same period from last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.

Siemens to train human resources for Vietnam’s chip and semiconductor industry (29/02/2024)
Saigon High-Tech Park (SHTP) and Siemens Electronic Design Automation (Siemens EDA) signed a cooperation agreement on February 27 to train human resources in the semiconductor chip industry in Vietnam.

China’s CDH Investments eyes a minority stake in Bach Hoa Xanh (29/02/2024)
As reported by Reuters, CDH, one of China’s biggest alternative investment firms and also a former Mobile World investor, has emerged as the frontrunner to buy a stake of between 5 and 10 per cent in supermarket chain Bach Hoa Xanh (BHX) after outbidding rivals.

Foreign ministries of Việt Nam, Denmark convene political consultation (28/02/2024)
The second political consultation between the foreign ministries of Việt Nam and Denmark took place in Hà Nội on Tuesday.