EVIPA ensures FDI flow in medium to long term (27/10/2021)
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is to continue flowing into Vietnam from Europe in the medium to long-term thanks to the EU-Việt Nam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which was ratified in August last year, experts said.

VN-Index returns to 1,390-range (27/10/2021)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index returned to the 1,390-range with a 0.45 percent gain Tuesday as the majority of blue chip tickers ended in the green.

Medtronic Vietnam recognised as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia (27/10/2021)
Medtronic Vietnam, a subsidiary of Medtronic Plc. (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, has been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021 by leading human resources magazine HR Asia.

10-month FDI disbursement slightly down due to pandemic (27/10/2021)
While both newly- and additionally-registered capital soared by double-digits in the first 10 months, foreign direct investment disbursement decreased slightly during the period.

Canada wants to deepen trade ties with ASEAN (27/10/2021)
A free trade agreement between the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and Canada will be a win-win for all sides, particularly in the context of economies that are struggling to come out of the pandemic, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said.

Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan meets Bulgarian leaders (27/10/2021)
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan on October 26 met with Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev and held talks with Vice President Iliana Iotova as part of her official visit to the European country from October 25-27.

President hopes for stronger trade ties with New Zealand (27/10/2021)
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that trade between Vietnam and New Zealand will reach 2 billion USD in 2024 while receiving New Zealand Ambassador Tredene Dobson in Hanoi on October 26.

Seminar spotlights Vietnam’s economy, foreign trade in Algeria (27/10/2021)
The Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria and the local Centre for Research in Applied Economics in Development (CREAD) have organised a seminar on Vietnam’s economy and foreign trade in both online and face-to-face forms.

Fitch affirms Phat Dat’s issuer default rating at ‘B’ with stable outlook (26/10/2021)
Fitch assigned a long-term issuer default rating (LT IDR) of ‘B’ to Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation (HSX: PDR), reflecting the company’s healthy financial indicators and strong growth in Vietnam.

Billion-dollar projects removed from lineup of national investment projects (26/10/2021)
One energy project and three automotive projects will be removed from the list of projects calling for foreign investment in 2021-2025.

EVIPA ensures FDI flow in medium to long term (26/10/2021)
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is to continue flowing into Việt Nam from Europe in the medium to long-term thanks to the EU-Việt Nam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which was ratified in August last year, experts said.

Reference exchange rate down 7 VND (26/10/2021)
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,129 VND/USD on October 26, down 7 VND from the previous day.

Gas price hike not affecting GDP (25/10/2021)
The sharp increase in gas prices recently will surely affect the speed of economic recovery and increase prices of goods. However, this is not the time to intervene and regulate the domestic petroleum market through tax exemption or reduction.

Untying the knots hampering supporting industry growth (25/10/2021)
Developing supporting industries is one of the most important solutions for Vietnam to improve the quality and competitiveness of the economy, develop sustainably, and avoid the middle-income trap. Therefore, the government has been making efforts to promote this development through the revision of many important policies in a strategic, comprehensive, and synchronous manner.

Switzerland supports Vietnam in enhancing trade policy and export promotion (25/10/2021)
Switzerland and Vietnam signed an agreement on the implementation of the Trade Policy and Export Promotion (SwissTrade) project on October 22 to improve trade performance and international competitiveness of small- and medium-sized enterprises by enhancing the framework conditions for trade, improving public-private dialogue mechanisms, and strengthening the eco-system for trade promotion.

Vietnamese, Scotland firms jointly develop rooftop solar power (25/10/2021)
The Hoa Binh Construction Group (HBC) and Scotland’s Shire Oak International (SOI) have struck a strategic deal to develop rooftop solar power.

Rubber firms report surge in profits (25/10/2021)
Rubber prices have soared by 30-50 percent this year, driving up profits for companies in the industry by triple digits in Q3.

Climate-Smart Maps and Adaptation Plans (CS-MAP) launched (25/10/2021)
To help farmers manage climate-related risks such as flooding, drought and saline intrusion, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has launched the Climate-Smart Maps and Adaption Plans (CS-MAP).

Vietnam on track to achieve 600 billion USD in foreign trade: MoIT (25/10/2021)
The goal of 600 billion USD in foreign trade is likely to be realised by the end of the year because by October 15, the national import-export turnover had exceeded 510 billion USD, according to Agency of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam trade to climb to new peak (25/10/2021)
Vietnam’s trade could reach a record high of $600 billion in 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has said.