Agro-forestry-fisheries exports rise 13 percent in 10 months (03/11/2021)
Vietnam enjoyed a year-on-year rise of 13.1 percent in the export revenue of agro-forestry-fisheries products in the first 10 months of 2021 to nearly 38.75 billion USD, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Vice President wraps up visit to Greece (03/11/2021)
Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan held talks with Greek Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos, met with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece Dimitrios Koutsoumpas and chaired a Vietnam – Greece business seminar before concluding her official visit to the European country from October 31 – November 2.

Siemens Gamesa signs $400 mln wind gear agreement with Vietnam's BCG Energy (02/11/2021)
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a preliminary agreement to supply wind turbine gear worth up to $400 million to Vietnam's BCG Energy, Vietnam's government said on Monday.

Vietnam to unlock mechanisms to attract private power investors (02/11/2021)
The Government of Vietnam is building open mechanisms to mobilise private investment in power projects, especially in renewable energy (RE).

Alphanam Group and IHG Hotels & Resorts reheating Vietnam’s tourism industry (02/11/2021)
Alphanam Group and IHG Hotels & Resorts signed an MoU in the United Kingdom to cooperate in promoting sustainable tourism, unleashing tourism in Vietnam after the pandemic.

IPC achieves FIT deadline with three the wind power EPC contracts (02/11/2021)
Two days ago, Phuoc Huu Duyen Hai 1 Wind Power Plant, Cho Long Wind Power Plant, and Hoa Dong 2 Wind Power Plant were officially recognised for commercial operation. The engineering and construction contractor for all three projects was IPC, strengthening its position as one of the leading E&C contractors for renewable energy projects, especially wind power.

Vietnam, UK enhance cooperation in digital economy, digital transformation (02/11/2021)
Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and the UK’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Chris Philp signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in digital economy and digital transformation on November 1 (London time).

Vietnamese FM meets with British counterpart on sidelines of COP26 (02/11/2021)
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son held a bilateral meeting with British Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Elizabeth Truss in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), on November 1 afternoon (local time).

Vietnam, UK sign 26 cooperation deals (02/11/2021)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and witnessed a ceremony to sign 26 cooperation agreements between ministries, sectors and businesses of Vietnam and the United Kingdom on October 31 (London time).

Vietnam is Canada’s largest trade partner in ASEAN (02/11/2021)
Focusing on the Asian region, particularly ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, is Canada’s strategy in seeking dynamic partners. The initiative was affirmed in Canada’s 44th parliament and during an online discussion on Asia policy held recently by Canada-ASEAN initiatives in cooperation with the Vietnam-Canada Friendship Association.

Opportunity to build a brand for Vietnam education (01/11/2021)
In 2016, Vietnam was the 8th destination but in 2019 the country ranked 4th out of 40 destinations for short-term courses and internships for Australian students in the Indo-Pacific, including regions in Asia, following China, India and Indonesia.

USAID helps Vietnam promote renewable energy projects (01/11/2021)
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced 860,000 USD in assistance for three renewable energy projects in Vietnam during the fourth Indo-Pacific Business Forum on October 28.

Japanese committed to ODA infrastructure ventures (01/11/2021)
With Vietnam strongly accelerating infrastructure construction in service of the country’s socioeconomic development, Japan is expected to continue supporting its strategic partner via official development assistance.

Conditions ripe for long-term stays (01/11/2021)
A promising economic outlook, the reopening of society, and new major investments are hinting that Vietnam will remain an incredibly welcoming environment for expatriates that want to live and work long term in the country.

Vietnam's 10-month export value up 16.6 percent (01/11/2021)
Vietnam’s export turnover in the first ten months of 2021 is estimated at nearly 268 billion USD, up 16.6 percent against the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on October 29.

ASEAN looks to lift trade ties with Mexico (01/11/2021)
The ASEAN Committee in Mexico City (ACMC) in coordination with the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) organised a working visit to Michoacan state from October 25 – 28 in order to promote trade and investment ties between ASEAN countries and this locality.

Vietnam, Russia review economic, trade, scientific cooperation ties (01/11/2021)
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Chernyshenko co-chaired the annual 23rd meeting of the Vietnam – Russia Inter-Governmental Committee on Economic, Trade and Scientific-Technological Cooperation via videoconference on October 29.

Vice President hopes for stronger ties with Portugal (01/11/2021)
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan met Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa and received Vice-President of the Assembly of Portugal Antonio Filipe Gaiao on October 29 on the sidelines of her attendance at the 2021 Global Summit of Women in Lisbon, Portugal.

Denmark further supports Vietnam’s green energy development (29/10/2021)
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An and Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Kim Højlund Christensen on October 28 signed a new agreement to kick-start the Danish Energy Partnership Programme between Denmark and Vietnam 2021-2025 (DEPP III).

Solar schemes generating energy and cutting emissions (29/10/2021)
Thanks to Vietnam’s efforts to diversify its power mix with a heavier focus on renewable energy projects, leaders say the country is now in a great position to build a sustainable future and attract foreign investment into clean and green energy.