Symposium looks to bolster Vietnam’s agricultural cooperation with Japan's Kyushu (12/11/2021)
A symposium on agriculture and its future development in Vietnam and Japan’s Kyushu took place on November 11.

Vietnam seeks ways to forge cooperation with Africa, Middle East post COVID-19 (12/11/2021)
Participants at an international conference in Hanoi on November 11 proposed cooperation orientations between Vietnam and Africa and the Middle East post COVID-19.

Czech Republic – Vietnam Business Roundtable seeks to make most of EVFTA (12/11/2021)
The “Czech Republic – Vietnam Business Roundtable” was held by the Vietnamese Embassy and the Czech Management Association (CMA) in Prague on November 10 to introduce potential for cooperation in trade and investment between the two countries and exchange information about their market and business climate.

Foreign investment in Vietnam up 1.1 percent in 10 months (12/11/2021)
Vietnam remains a safe and attractive destination for foreign investors despite complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.

German firms in Vietnam optimistic about future prospects (12/11/2021)
As many as 55 percent of surveyed German enterprises in Vietnam expressed their confidence in positive development next year, according to the AHK World Business Outlook 2021 released by the Delegate of German Commerce and Industry in Vietnam.

SK Group to spend $340 million to increase stake in Masan's retail arm (12/11/2021)
SK Group will spend $340 million acquiring shares of The CrownX (TCX) under Masan Group to double down on the latter's Point of Life (POL) strategy.

ASEAN sectoral bodies release ASEAN Taxonomy for sustainable finance (12/11/2021)
ASEAN finance sectoral bodies today achieved a milestone towards meeting Paris Agreement commitments by introducing a common language across ASEAN for financing sustainable economic activities.

Reviewing law-making activities essential for better CPTPP's implementation (11/11/2021)
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in coordination with the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) on November 10 organised a virtual seminar on the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) from the law-making perspective.

Vietnam - Myanmar Friendship Association holds 2nd congress (11/11/2021)
The Vietnam - Myanmar Friendship Association on November 11 organized the second national congress for the 2021-2026 term in both face-to-face and online forms.

Vietnam acts as partner country of St. Petersburg Int’l Innovation Forum (11/11/2021)
The 14th St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum (PMIF) kicked off in the Russian city on November 10, with Vietnam being the partner of this year’s event.

President’s participation in APEC meetings to raise Vietnam’s stature in multilateral activities (11/11/2021)
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is going to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings on November 11 - 12 via videoconference, expected to help promote Vietnam’s stature in multilateral activities, including those of APEC.

National Assembly aims to economic recovery plan: 2022 GDP growth of 6-6.5 per cent (11/11/2021)
Vietnam’s National Assembly set the targets for economic recovery in 2021 and expectations for 2022, including 6-6.5 per cent GDP growth, consumer price index of 4 per cent, and a fiscal deficit of 4 per cent of GDP.

White & Case: High-growth industries in Vietnam attract investors (11/11/2021)
High-growth industries in Vietnam continue to attract investor interest despite disruptions caused by COVID-19, according to White & Case, an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions based in the United States.

Southern real estate market will recover quickly: experts (11/11/2021)
After more than four months of slowing down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the property market in the south is regaining strength and there are optimistic signs of a recovery thanks to demand still exceeding supply.

Reference exchange rate up 5 VND (11/11/2021)
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,105 VND/USD on November 11, up 5 VND from the previous day.

Việt Nam has high export growth after joining WTO (10/11/2021)
Việt Nam has gained strong growth in trade since it joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 15 years ago, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Insiders put trust in Vietnam’s economic recovery (10/11/2021)
Despite the challenges facing Vietnam in the fourth wave of COVID-19, many experts and businesses remain confident that the country’s economic outlook will become bright again soon.

Wood industry’s export target of 14.5 billion USD reachable (10/11/2021)
Wood enterprises are getting back to normal after a long suspension of operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are confident to earn a total of 14.5 billion USD from exports this year.

Vietnam – Australia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held (10/11/2021)
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne co-chaired the annual third Vietnam – Australia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Hanoi on November 9.

VN-Index slips after three green sessions (10/11/2021)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index ended its three-session gaining streak with a 0.41 percent drop to 1,461. 5 points Tuesday, though trading value remains high.