Top five start-ups in AAC 2021 call for capital (24/11/2021)
A festival calling for investment capital for top five start-ups competing in the AI Accelerator Challenge (AAC) 2021 was held in Hanoi on November 23.

US firms offer development suggestions to the south (24/11/2021)
A conference entitled “Meet the USA: Partnering for Reopening, Recovery and Rebound in the Southern Economic Region” was held both online and offline in Ho Chi Minh City on November 23.

Reference exchange rate up 8 VND on November 24 (24/11/2021)
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,141 VND/USD on November 24, up 8 VND from the previous day.

Nestlé Vietnam creating shared value for communities (23/11/2021)
Nestlé Vietnam is continuing its efforts in working with local communities, businesses, and the government to deal with the pandemic effects and help the country overcome its challenges more effectively.

Masan Group’s imprint at the Asian Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2021 (23/11/2021)
The eight edition of Asian Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES), which saw a total of 420 nominees and 154 finalists from 15 different countries across the region, was once again held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Personal deposits down across banking sector (23/11/2021)
Personal bank deposits were nearly VND5,292 trillion (some $230 billion) by late September, down roughly VND1.5 trillion against late August, according to the central bank.

Vietnam needs US$10 billion for urban wastewater treatment (23/11/2021)
Climate change has had a range of impacts on businesses and regions. One of the most urgent and challenging issues in urban areas today is drainage water management, anti-flooding task, and wastewater treatment. According to the Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association, Vietnam needs an amount of about US$8-US$10 billion for urban wastewater drainage and treatment.

Import-export revenue forecast to hit new record in 2021: MoIT (23/11/2021)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has forecast that total import-export revenue this year may reach a new record, at between 640 - 645 billion USD, with a slight trade deficit.

Online forum to promote Vietnam-Russia trade in agro-fisheries (23/11/2021)
An online forum promoting trade in agro-fisheries between Vietnam and Russia will be held on November 23.

Webinar on Indonesia – Vietnam Business Opportunities to Accelerate Economic Recovery “Creative Economy and Digital Economy” (23/11/2021)
The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City will host a Webinar on Indonesia – Vietnam Business Opportunities to Accelerate Economic Recovery “Creative Economy and Digital Economy”. This webinar will explore further opportunities and deepen cooperation between Indonesia and Vietnam in the field of creative economy and digital economy.

Decrease in in seafood exports expected as a result of new Chinese policy (22/11/2021)
Vietnam’s seafood exports to China are likely to decrease sharply as Chinese customs are tightening control over imports.

Vietnam wins big tea contract with Malaysian partner (22/11/2021)
Nam Son Co., Ltd and Asia Tea of Vietnam will supply tea to Kong Wooi Fong Tea Merchants Sdn Bhd based in Malaysia under a contract worth up to 2 million USD.

Made-in-Vietnam solar panels escape US anti-circumvention investigation (22/11/2021)
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has recently announced it will not conduct an anti-tariff circumvention investigation against solar panels made in Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia at a request by a group of anonymous businesses called American Solar Manufacturers against Chinese Circumvention (A-SMACC), according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam-Japan ties thriving despite pandemic: Ambassador (22/11/2021)
The Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership has been developing more solidly and practically than ever, even against the backdrop of COVID-19, Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam has affirmed.

Vietnam Stock Exchange to operate soon (22/11/2021)
The Prime Minister has currently decided to prepare for the model of the Vietnam Stock Exchange to come into operation as soon as possible.

Vietnam’s internet economy to hit US$220 bln by 2030: report (22/11/2021)
The Vietnamese internet economy could reach US$220 billion in Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) by 2030, ranking second in Southeast Asia after Indonesia, according to the e-Conomy SEA 2021 Report recently published by Temasek, Google and management consulting firm Bain & Company.

Capacity for maximum growth in rooftop solar arena (22/11/2021)
Mergers and acquisitions in the solar energy sector in Vietnam are expected to rise in 2022, reflecting the country’s economic fortunes, since the country has a lot of potential for solar energy due to its geographical location. In addition, as a consequence of global supply chain adjustments and the country’s overall trend of rapid development, Vietnam’s prominence has risen.

Vietnam-Australia investment, trade promotion centre inaugurated (22/11/2021)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Australia Nguyen Tat Thanh attended a ceremony to inaugurate the Vietnam-Australia Trade and Investment Promotion Centre on November 20.

Vietnam introduces investment potential to German firms (19/11/2021)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu has briefed German businesses on Vietnam’s economic development and potential for companies in Baden-Württemberg State’s Karlsruhe city to invest in Vietnam.

Confidence climbing in foreign business attitudes (19/11/2021)
Business sentiment has edged higher in the past month as investors from nations as diverse as India and Germany grew slightly more optimistic about upcoming business conditions.