Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyễn Hồng Diên led the Vietnamese delegation at meetings within the framework of the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates yesterday.
The Vietnam International Trade Fair for Apparel, Textiles, and Textile Technologies 2024 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from Tuesday to Friday. The fair connects producers, material suppliers, and technology providers in the apparel and textile sector.
Vietnam’s aquatic product exports saw a strong start to the year, recording a 60.8% annual increase to reach 730 million USD in January, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports in the first two months of this year surged 38% to about 749.7 million USD, which is expected to peak at nearly 7 billion USD this year.
Analysts have noted strong investment from China in manufacturing and support industries, warning that this will pose challenges for Vietnamese enterprises in the field.
Local businesses invested in 17 new projects abroad over the first two months of the year with a total registered capital of US$25 million, equivalent to 21.7% over the same period from last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.
Saigon High-Tech Park (SHTP) and Siemens Electronic Design Automation (Siemens EDA) signed a cooperation agreement on February 27 to train human resources in the semiconductor chip industry in Vietnam.
As reported by Reuters, CDH, one of China’s biggest alternative investment firms and also a former Mobile World investor, has emerged as the frontrunner to buy a stake of between 5 and 10 per cent in supermarket chain Bach Hoa Xanh (BHX) after outbidding rivals.
The second political consultation between the foreign ministries of Việt Nam and Denmark took place in Hà Nội on Tuesday.
Export Development Canada (EDC) is planning to open an innovation office in Ho Chi Minh City this autumn as Vietnam is one of the priority countries in the Indo-Pacific region of the North American nation, said an EDC official.
The implementation of Vietnam’s new Land Law, effective from next year, brings significant changes that will shape the landscape for real estate investors, particularly foreign investors, who must navigate these changes strategically.
The health sector had a busy 2023, with many important foundations laid to strengthen the quality, resilience, and sustainability into the future.
The Vietnam Trade Office in Indonesia has suggested that Vietnamese enterprises seize the opportunity to increase their rice exports to Indonesia, as its government has decided to increase the rice import quota by 1.6 million tons for 2024.
The 13th Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous in Đồng Hới City to discuss ongoing industry issues and new ways ahead for the global cashew industry has attracted more than 370 delegates from 40 countries and territories.
Vietnamese enterprises should seize the opportunities to increase rice exports to Indonesia which has allocated an additional rice import quota of 1.6 million tonnes for 2024 as dryness linked to the El Nino delayed harvest in the country, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Indonesia.
The Vietnam - Laos trade turnover in January increased by 75.8% over the same period in 2023, reaching 174.4 million USD.
MK Group has acquired several companies with equipment and technology related to the defence industry as a part of its plan to join the field.
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung says that Vietnam has strategic relations with semiconductor powerhouses.
Domestic enterprises are suggested taking advantage of global supply chain shifts as Việt Nam is emerging as an attractive investment destination for global investors.
An ongoing training course on the emission trading system (ETS) and carbon market has gathered 145 participants from relevant state agencies, organisations, and enterprises, making the first capacity-building activity in Vietnam with participation from both public and private sectors.