Nikkei: Vietnam leads recovery in Southeast Asia supply chains (10/11/2021)
Supply chains in Southeast Asia are racing to recover to full strength after months of factory stoppages and production cuts, including Vietnam which is seeing a rapid return to normality, according to an article published on Japan’s Nikkei newspaper.

Sentiment picks up among European investors as Vietnam starts to re-open (10/11/2021)
Business leaders are more optimistic about Vietnam’s business environment following the ending of lockdowns and the new normal of post-pandemic trade and investment. The growth in positive sentiment was revealed in the third-quarter Business Climate Index (BCI), a regular barometer of the perceptions of business leaders from the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham).

Railway sector calls for foreign investments in six projects (10/11/2021)
The Vietnam Railway Authority has proposed the Ministry of Transport call for foreign investments in six projects.

Nestlé aims to transform Vietnam into world’s food and beverage supply hub (09/11/2021)
As a leading global corporation with local cohesion and understanding, Nestlé is committed to expanding its investment activities to help Vietnam become the centre of the world’s food and beverage (F&B) supply chain.

Footwear giants a step ahead in production restart (09/11/2021)
Foreign footwear producers are maintaining their commitment to sourcing products from Vietnam as factories enjoy resumption of production following heavy delays and restrictions.

Vietnamese consumers slow to regain confidence in spending (09/11/2021)
Though there had been a slight increase in spending after the loosening of social restrictions, Vietnamese consumers largely remain careful not to spend too much money too quickly.

Office market opens its doors to more flexible work models (09/11/2021)
As Vietnam enters into a new normal, businesses are reorganising and relocating their workforce accordingly, leading to a more diverse office market that is characterised by flexible solutions like working from home and in coworking spaces.

French expert pins high hope on foreign companies’ prospects in Vietnam (09/11/2021)
Former French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean-Noël Poirier has highlighted the significance of Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s freshly-ended visit to France, saying that it attracted French businesses’ special interest.

HCM City export businesses gradually return to normal (09/11/2021)
Export companies in Ho Chi Minh City are recovering well following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions as workers from other provinces gradually return to work.

RCEP agreement to take effect in January 2022 (09/11/2021)
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement will officially take effect starting January 1 next year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam’s brocade fashion to be introduced at World Expo 2020 Dubai (09/11/2021)
A brocade fashion show themed “The Eternal Flow” will take place on December 30 at the World Expo 2020 Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

15-year WTO membership: Vietnam affirms position in international integration (08/11/2021)
Since Vietnam joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 15 years ago, the country has made big strides on the path of international integration, confidently joining the global playground.

Vietnamese enterprises must strive hard to tap Middle East market's potential: experts (08/11/2021)
Investment and trade cooperation between Vietnam and Middle Eastern countries have achieved many encouraging achievements. However, there is still a lot of work for Vietnamese enterprises to do to conquer this potential market besides capacity, prestige and understanding habits of consumers.

Vietnam’s five-percent broken rice price increases in foreign markets (08/11/2021)
The export price of Vietnamese rice is higher than that of Thailand, India, and Pakistan. For instance, the price of Vietnam’s 5-percent broken rice for export stands at US$438 a ton while the rice prices of Thailand, India, and Pakistan are $373, $358, and $363 per ton respectively.

Vietnam boosts fisheries cooperation with France, promotes agricultural potential (08/11/2021)
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan worked with leaders of the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry of France during Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to the European nation.

Vietnam Standard Chartered’s priority destination (08/11/2021)
Standard Chartered Bank has identified Vietnam as one of priority destinations among emerging economies thanks to its development potential and open-door policy.

Core values enable Tan Hiep Phat Group to stay firm amid pandemic (08/11/2021)
Despite suffering myriad hardships due to COVID-19, Tan Hiep Phat Group, a major beverage firm based in Ho Chi Minh City, has taken an array of measures to co-exist with the pandemic and gradually stabilise production.

CapitaLand Development unveils two luxury residences in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (08/11/2021)
CapitaLand Development, the development arm of CapitaLand Group, has expanded its residential portfolio in Vietnam to 14 projects and over 7,300 units with two new developments: the Heritage West Lake in Hanoi and DEFINE in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietjet, Airbus ink strategic cooperation agreement for 119 aircraft (08/11/2021)
Vietjet and Airbus have inked a strategic partnership agreement on the delivery timeline for 119 aircraft of the airline’s existing backlog and cooperation for the development of Vietjet’s wide-body fleet together with other supporting terms for the airline post COVID-19 period.

PM Pham Minh Chinh meets French President (05/11/2021)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron and attended a banquet hosted by the French President on November 4 (French time).