Vietnamese wood exports decrease over five-month period (09/06/2023)
The export of wood and wooden products continued a downward trajectory, with the export value hitting US$5.1 billion over the past five months of this year to mark a year-on-year fall of 27%.

Vietnamese paper shopping bags under anti-dumping investigation in US (09/06/2023)
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has received a petition for an anti-dumping investigation of paper shopping bags imported from Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Australia likely not to impose anti-dumping duties on ammonium nitrate from Việt Nam (08/06/2023)
The Anti-Dumping Commission of Australia (ADC) has proposed not imposing anti-dumping duties on ammonium nitrate products originating from Lithuania and Việt Nam, announced the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Remedies Authority.

Vietnam’s coffee export tops 2 billion USD in five months (08/06/2023)
The General Department of Customs reports that in May Vietnam’s coffee exports reached 165,000 tons to earn 396 million USD, an increase of 15.7% in volume and 21.8% in value.

VN businesses need to embrace green practices to export to EU (08/06/2023)
Vietnamese exporters must foster “sustainable and responsible corporate behaviour” throughout their global value chains to boost exports to the EU, experts have said.

Vietnam, Poland promote trade, IT cooperation (08/06/2023)
A workshop to promote cooperation in trade and information technology (IT) between Vietnam and Poland was held on June 7 in Ho Chi Minh City by the Investment & Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City (ITPC) and the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) in the locality.

Trelleborg to build modern maritime product manufacturing plant in Vietnam (08/06/2023)
Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure has set its sights on Vietnam for the establishment of an advanced manufacturing facility, marking a strategic move to expand its presence in Southeast Asia and cater to the growing demand for maritime and infrastructure products.

Int’l organisations: public investment to propel Vietnam’s long-term growth (08/06/2023)
Amid the global economic recession, Vietnam’s industrial growth in 2023 may experience a slight decline, but agricultural output is expected to increase modestly, according to experts.

KT Corporation expands into Vietnam’s healthcare market (08/06/2023)
KT Corporation, a South Korean telecom company, has unveiled plans to establish a state-of-the-art medical checkup centre in Hanoi as part of its strategic expansion into the digital healthcare sector in the Southeast Asian nation.

Vietnam needs more software engineers (08/06/2023)
Software engineers can earn 1,190 USD/month, which is high in Vietnam. However, the supply of human resources in the IT field has not met demand.

Việt Nam attaches importance to comprehensive relations with France: FM (07/06/2023)
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn met with President of the French Senate Gérard Larcher in Paris yesterday, as part of his working visit to France.

Vietnam cautious over trade deficit rise with South Korea (07/06/2023)
A rise in South Korean investment into Vietnam resulting in an expansion in imports from the former is creating a trade deficit for the latter.

Vietnam’s hospitality attracts foreign investors (07/06/2023)
The emergence of foreign hotel brands through investment capital, acquisition of exploitation rights, and mergers, highlights the hotel business as an attractive field for foreign capital.

Vietnam encourages UAE businesses to invest in renewable energies (07/06/2023)
Vietnam encourages businesses from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to invest in areas of interest for the two countries, such as renewable energies, logistics, services, infrastructure, innovation, digital transformation, and the circular economy, according to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.

Vietnam needs free trade zones (07/06/2023)
Lach Huyen Logistics – Industrial and Free Trade Zone in Hai Phong is a prototype of the free trade zone in Vietnam, a model that our country could aim for in the future.

Vietnamese authorities move to facilitate farm produce exports to China (07/06/2023)
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam has visited and held meetings with the administrations and customs departments of China’s Guangxi and Yunnan provinces in an effort to facilitate farm produce exports via northern border gates of Vietnam.

Durian, coconut expected to join “1-bln-USD” export club (07/06/2023)
The export of durian and coconut is expected to hit 1 billion USD this year thanks to increasing demand from China, according to experts.

HCM City seeks to promote export of mechanical products (07/06/2023)
Ho Chi Minh City authorities have actively collaborated with local businesses to strengthen trade promotion activities, aiming to promote the export of mechanical and digital technology products and electrical equipment, which are of strengths of the southern economic hub.

PM calls for early finalisation of Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with UAE (06/06/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received Minister of State for Foreign Trade Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Hanoi on June 5, calling on the UAE to work closely with the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade to soon finalise talks on the bilateral Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).

FDI in Ho Chi Minh City down 13.5 percent in five months (06/06/2023)
The total inflows of foreign direct investment into Ho Chi Minh City from early this year to May 20 reached over US$1.14 billion, down 13.5 percent annually, reported the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.