Lack of action holding back key projects (01/06/2023)
Foreign investors are in critical need of support to help develop long-delayed projects worth billions of US dollars.

Shares mixed, money flows in blue chips (01/06/2023)
Shares on the two exchanges moved in opposite directions on Wednesday with cash flowing into blue chips as investors sought opportunities to purchase quality shares at favourable prices.

Vietnam welcomes international renewable energy projects: Deputy PM (01/06/2023)
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha welcomed Dutch firms and partners to join in the pilot scheme for rooftop solar installation in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on May 31 for Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Kees van Baar.

Coteccons signs MoU with Microsoft Vietnam (01/06/2023)
On May 30, Coteccons – one of the top construction companies in Vietnam – signed a three-year MoU with Microsoft Vietnam for the 2023-2025 period to leverage the power of AI and cloud technology to promote innovation in the construction industry.

Ho Chi Minh City to boost online exports (01/06/2023)
The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City has said it will join hands with cross-border e-commerce platforms to support local exporters in shipping products to the world on a larger scale and in a more professional way.

Turnaround in cashew industry: No 1 position shaken to its foundation (01/06/2023)
After being No 1 in cashew nut exports in the world for the last two decades, the unexpected reversal from a trade surplus to trade deficit has caused Vietnam’s cashew position to wobble.

Vietnam seeks to expand overseas markets for lychees, longans (01/06/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade held a meeting with Vietnam Trade Offices abroad on May 31 to discuss ways to boost the exports of lychees and longans as many northern localities are harvesting the fruits.

Rice, fruits bright spot amid Vietnam export slump (01/06/2023)
While exports of textiles, wood products and seafood plummeted in the first five months of 2023, those of rice and fruits have risen.

Current trends guarantee big growth in Vietnam - US trade, investment: USABC leader (31/05/2023)
The current trends in economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and the US guarantee big growth in two-way trade and investment in next 10 years and warrant upgrading the partnership to a strategic level, said Ted Osius, President and CEO of the US - ASEAN Business Council (USABC).

Market extends gain on positive sentiment (31/05/2023)
The Vietnamese stock market inched higher on Tuesday, extending its rally for the second day in a row. However, gains were capped by strong net selling activities by foreign investors.

Singapore biggest foreign investor in HCM City (31/05/2023)
Singapore was the biggest foreign investor in HCM City in terms of newly-registered projects and capital contribution for share purchases in the last five months, with 72 new projects worth $121.5 million.

US extends duties investigation into plywood from Vietnam (31/05/2023)
The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced that it will extend the deadline for issuing its final conclusion on an anti-dumping tax evasion investigation into plywood imported from Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Remedies Authority.

Rice exports surge 40.8% in volume over five months (31/05/2023)
Vietnam earned US$2.02 billion from shipping 3.9 million tonnes of rice abroad in the first five months of the year, marking year-on-year increases of 49% in value and 40.8% in volume, respectively.

Vietnamese firms participate in biggest food exhibition in RoK (31/05/2023)
More than 30 Vietnamese businesses are showcasing their products at a food exhibition in the Republic of Korea (RoK), which opened on May 30.

Improving FDI quality, quantity crucial for Vietnam: Insiders (30/05/2023)
Amid the slowing down of the global investment flows, experts held that improving both quality and number of foreign investment projects is a heavy task for Vietnam, requiring great efforts from the Vietnamese Government to fulfil the “dual targets”.

Việt Nam jumps 12 spots in business environment rankings (30/05/2023)
Việt Nam jumped 12 places in the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s latest business environment rankings which measure the attractiveness of doing business in 82 countries with 91 crucial indicators.

Vietnam’s industrial production rebounds but challenges remain (30/05/2023)
The index of industrial production (IIP) returned to growth in May after consecutive declines over the previous two months, but enterprises remained in difficulty due to rising input costs.

Vietnam FDI surges 28% in 5 months (30/05/2023)
Newly registered foreign direct investment (FDI) surged nearly 28% year-on-year to $5.3 billion in the first five months.

Slow recovery puts dent in export figures (30/05/2023)
Feeble global demands for consumption are expected to continue, making it hard for Vietnam to boost exports this year.

Vietnam posts trade surplus of 9.8 billion USD in five months (30/05/2023)
Vietnam’s import-export value in the first five months of this year was estimated at 262.54 billion USD, down 14.7% year-on-year, with a trade surplus of 9.8 billion USD, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on May 29.