Vietnamese spices removed from EU control lists (03/02/2023)
Spices removed are coriander, basil, mint, and parsley.

Vietnam posts trade surplus exceeding $100bln with Americas (03/02/2023)
Export revenue to Americas hits $128.2 billion.

Garment, footwear exports to hit US$80 billion by 2025 (02/02/2023)
Vietnam’s textile, garment and footwear makers aim to achieve a combined export value of US$77-US$80 billion in 2025 and US$106-US$108 billion in 2030, according to the strategy for the development of Vietnam’s textile and footwear industries.

Vietnamese IT firm expands its first footprint in US market (02/02/2023)
Vietnamese IT firm Rikkeisoft expanded its first footprint in the United States on February 1, by opening RKTech, a US company which is 100% owned by Rikkeisoft.

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in exporting furniture to Australia (02/02/2023)
Australia increased its imports of wooden furniture from Southeast Asian markets last year, with Vietnam making up a significant portion of the overall figure, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam among top 10 best places to go for budget honeymoon (02/02/2023)
The nation has been listed among the top 10 best places to go for a budget honeymoon in 2023 by prestigious global travel website Lonely Planet.

PM: Estimated $21bln needed to develop expressways (02/02/2023)
Investment in developing transport infrastructure a top priority in 2023.

Vietnam licenses 153 FDI projects in January (02/02/2023)
New projects have total capital of $1.2 billion.

Vietnamese businesses in UK boost cooperation with companies at home (31/01/2023)
The Vietnam Business Association in the UK (VBUK) will host and attend trade activities and fairs to promote tourism, cuisine and goods of Vietnam, and create more opportunities for businesses in the UK and the homeland to enhance business cooperation, its President Phuong Hoang has said.

Businesses eagerly processing export orders (31/01/2023)
Right at the first working week of the new Lunar year, many companies, especially those in the food processing industry, are accelerating their production to fulfill their export orders.

Vietnam posts trade surplus of $3.6B in January (31/01/2023)
Despite decreases in both imports and exports, the country still enjoyed a trade surplus of $3.6 billion in the first month of 2023, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

FTAs - push for Vietnam’s 2023 export (31/01/2023)
The 15 free trade agreements (FTAs) to which Vietnam is a member are expected to give a boost to Vietnam’s export activities this year, towards the growth target of 6%.

Foreign investors remain optimistic about Vietnamese stock market (31/01/2023)
From being net sellers in the first nine months of 2022, foreign investors have become the driving force supporting the Vietnamese stock market in the last few months, and the inflows are expected to continue this year.

Vietnam, Netherlands eye further cooperation in sustainable development (31/01/2023)
Sharing natural similarities, the two countries have beefed up their sustainable development partnership in sustainable agriculture, water management, and climate change adaptation, said Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Kees van Baar.

Vietnam joins ‘golden triangle of startups’ in Southeast Asia (31/01/2023)
Lianhe Zaobao newspaper in Hong Kong (China) has run an article analyzing Vietnam’s advantages that make the country the third pillar of the “golden triangle of startups” in Southeast Asia, together with Indonesia and Singapore.

Vietnam’s FDI projected to reap up to 38 bln USD in 2023 (31/01/2023)
The Foreign Investment Agency said essential factors for FDI to continue to prosper in 2023 include economic growth results in 2022 and endless efforts of authorities in improving the business investment environment, creating trust with investors, and effectively exploiting the advantages of free trade agreements.

PM launches lunar new year operations of Tan Cang-Cat Lai port (30/01/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on January 29 attended a ceremony to give the order to handle the first cargo in the Year of the Cat at Tan Cang-Cat Lai port in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam has great opportunity to be a global production base (30/01/2023)
Vietnam is becoming a destination for global manufacturers, an opportunity that needs to be taken full advantage of.

January FDI nears $1.7B (30/01/2023)
Vietnam attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) worth $1.69 billion as of January 20 this year, down 19.8% year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office.

Vietnam's tourism, trade, FDI rosy amid China's reopening: HSBC (30/01/2023)
HSBC predicts that Vietnam's tourism, trade and FDI will have rosy prospects this year as China reopens borders.