Vietnam Streamlines SME Lending; Promotes Innovation and Value Chain Integration (29/04/2024)
New regulations in Vietnam focus on maximizing the effectiveness of SME funding programs, encouraging innovative startups and fostering supply chain linkages.

Central Retail Vietnam subsidiary chosen as exclusive distributor of FitFlop in Vietnam (29/04/2024)
The Central Marketing Group has become the official brand distributor for Fitflop in both Thailand and Vietnam, and has opened the first Fitflop concept store in Vietnam at Crescent Mall in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam Deploys Extensive Tax Incentives to Hasten Green Economy Transformation (29/04/2024)
The Ministry of Finance ramps up support for green, circular, and digital sectors with a comprehensive support package valued at roughly $27.5 billion.

Forum seeks to increase PPP investment effectiveness (26/04/2024)
Investment cooperation in the public-private partnership (PPP) form is seen as a strategic option to mobilise private investment and improve public service delivery.

Durian exports gross US$253 million in first quarter (26/04/2024)
Vietnam raked in US$253 million from exporting nearly 57,000 tonnes of durian during the first quarter of the year, posting an increase of 42% in volume and 63.7% in value on-year, according to data released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Off-season dragon fruit prices surge amid farmers’ delights (26/04/2024)
In the last days of April, dragon fruit growers across the country are delighted when off-season dragon fruit prices continue increasing higher.

Exports face challenges despite enjoying robust growth (26/04/2024)
veral industries such as garments and textiles and seafood have all recorded impressive export growth over recent times, despite conflicts in various regions globally remaining complicated.

Foreign businesses increasingly seek export sources in Vietnam (25/04/2024)
On April 24, the 2024 International Sourcing Exhibition drew the participation of over 400 suppliers from Vietnam and across Asia.

Vietnamese ore and mineral exports see upswing in Q1 (25/04/2024)
Vietnam exported more than 740,908 tonnes of ores and minerals worth more than US$61 million during the first quarter of the year, representing a rise of 5.4% in volume and 71% in turnover against the same period from last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam has a trade deficit of over US$17 billion with China (25/04/2024)
According to the latest statistics of the General Department of Customs, the import-export turnover between Vietnam and China in March reached US$ 16.32 billion, including Vietnam’s exports achieved US$5.15 billion, imports reached US$11.17 billion.

East Asia funding a nucleus for Vietnam’s attraction (25/04/2024)
In recent years, East Asian countries have become significant investors in Vietnam. This dynamic shift can be attributed to various factors, including Vietnam’s strategic location within the region, its growing consumer market, and its ongoing economic and policy reforms.

Standard Chartered lowers Vietnam’s 2024 growth forecast to 6% (25/04/2024)
UK bank Standard Chartered has revised its growth forecast for Vietnam in 2024 from 6.7% to 6%, citing slower-than-expected growth in the first quarter and challenges from global trade.

Vietnam Struggles to Attract High-Tech FDI (25/04/2024)
Despite being viewed as having a rare opportunity to attract high-quality FDI capital in the high-tech sector, spurred by the global supply chain shift, Vietnam has thus far struggled to entice “eagle” FDI enterprises into its market.

Apple keen on boosting investment in Vietnam: CEO Tim Cook (24/04/2024)
U.S. tech giant Apple will further promote its cooperation and investment activities in Vietnam and spend more on component suppliers in the country in the coming time, Apple CEO Tim Cook affirmed recently.

Vietnam an attractive destination for electronics, semiconductor investors: Official (24/04/2024)
Vietnam has strong infrastructure and research and development incentives as well as a skilled workforce, making it an attractive for “eagles” worldwide in the electronics and semiconductor industry, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Duy Dong.

Vietnamese rice prices on the hike (24/04/2024)
The prices of Vietnamese paddy and rice continued to increase last week, according to the the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

High coffee prices result in difficulties for the industry (24/04/2024)
The price of coffee continues increasing from October 2023 while paradoxically, high prices cause the Vietnamese coffee industry to face many difficulties and challenges.