Making most of EVFTA to boost logistics industry: Talk show (03/10/2022)
The EU–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has set the scene for surging exports to the EU, resulting in an expansion in demand for logistics services that promises a better outlook for the industry and the Vietnamese market, heard a recent Hanoi talk show.

Vietnam’s steel exports to China nosedive (03/10/2022)
China is no longer a major export market for Vietnamese-made steel, as revenue from steel shipments to the northern neighbor has plummeted, the General Department of Vietnam Customs reported.

Vietnam looks to upgrade int’l merchant fleet (03/10/2022)
Vietnam’s maritime sector is striving to upgrade its international merchant fleet in order to reduce the country’s dependency on foreign-owned vessels in export-import activities.

German groups expanding major operations in Vietnam (03/10/2022)
The bilateral strategic partnership between Vietnam and Germany is witnessing a rise in trade and investment, amid investors from the latter showing a growing interest in the former and both nations expecting a brighter cooperation outlook.

Vietnam has “golden chance” to welcome new FDI wave (03/10/2022)
Vietnam has a “golden chance” to attract a new wave of foreign investment, especially to economic zones (EZs) and industrial parks (IPs), according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong.

Evaluating German-Vietnamese economic relations (03/10/2022)
In 2022, Vietnam and Germany will look back on 47 years of diplomatic relations, during which they have maintained historically solid and close connections. The two countries have come together to form strong ties since 1975. Today, there are around 430 German companies in Vietnam.

Expecting coffee exports to hit a record $4 billion (30/09/2022)
Vietnam Coffee Cocoa Association (Vicofa) forecasted that if the export price of coffee remained at a high level, as in the first half of the year

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of 6.52 bln USD in Jan-Sep (30/09/2022)
Vietnam estimates a trade surplus of 6.52 billion USD in the first nine months of this year.

Vietnam sees great potential in ASEAN halal market (30/09/2022)
Despite opportunities available in the ASEAN halal food market, Vietnamese exporters have to date exported only a small amount of halal products to some countries in the region.

HCM City to host Processing & Packaging, Vietwater exhibitions (30/09/2022)
The 15th Việt Nam International Processing & Packaging Exhibition and Conference and the 13rd Việt Nam International Water Supply, Sanitation, Water Resources and Purification will be held simultaneously on November 9-11 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City.

M&A in Việt Nam forecast to slow down in H2 2022 (30/09/2022)
After seeing positive results in the first half of 2022, mergers and acquisition (M&A) activities in Việt Nam is forecast to slow in the second half as investors become more conservative about several macro trends impacting the country’s economy, according to an analysis of M&A data by Ernst & Young (EY).

Investors remain determined to develop thermal power plants (30/09/2022)
Many investors are facing difficulties in implementing thermal power plants, however, they remain determined to develop projects.

US investors display confidence in Vietnam (30/09/2022)
Vietnam and the United States are seeking ways to increase their investment and trade ties, with the latter pledging to support the latter in education, training, and the energy transition.

Foreign-invested enterprises face up to procedural barriers (30/09/2022)
Administrative procedures such as a prolonged timeline for obtaining business licences, as well as overlaps in the legal framework, are continuing to affect the expansion plans of many foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam.

Great potential for Vietnamese agricultural products in Northern European market (29/09/2022)
Over the past time, Vietnam has always focused on expanding agricultural export markets to European countries, especially since the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took effect. However, Vietnamese enterprises mainly focus on the traditional Western European market, while not exploiting the great potential of the Nordic countries.

Viet Nam may become world’s chip production center, say experts (29/09/2022)
In the first eight months of this year, phones and electronic components recorded the most prominent export turnover in Viet Nam, reaching nearly US$40 billion.

Vietnam grosses US$77 billion from phone, component, and electronic exports (29/09/2022)
Vietnam raked in approximately US$77 billion from the export of phones, components and computers, electronic products and spare parts during the opening eight months of the year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

AEON supermarket chain promotes Vietnamese goods (29/09/2022)
The Vietnamese Product Exhibition Week opened at AEON shopping mall in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27 to introduce more Vietnamese goods to AEON supermarket chain.

Việt Nam retains positive economic outlook in short-term: World Bank (29/09/2022)
World Bank experts has forecast Việt Nam’s economy to grow by 7.2 per cent in 2022, the highest growth rate among East Asian and Pacific economies.

PM calls on Warburg Pincus to increase investments in Vietnam (29/09/2022)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 28 suggested the US-based global growth investor Warburg Pincus to further its effective coordination with Vietnamese agencies to increase long-term and sustainable investment in the Southeast Asian nation.