Paraguayan daily sanguine on prospect of trade links with Vietnam (29/05/2024)
Paraguayan media outlet ABC Color has highlight a recent Vietnam visit made by Paraguayan Minister of Industry and Commerce Javier Gimenez, who came in efforts to bolster bilateral co-operation.

Diverse Vietnamese products introduced at Thai Fair 2024 (29/05/2024)
Over 160 Vietnamese firms are displaying diverse high-quality products at the THAIFEX – Anuga Asia 2024 in Thailand which is underway from May 28 to June 1, with the participation of more than 3,000 firms from more than 50 countries around the world.

Agro-forestry-fishery exports soar by 21% (29/05/2024)
The ago-forestry-fishery sector raked in US$24.14 billion from exports during the past five months of the year, up 21% against the same period from last year, according to data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam's seaports ready to accommodate large vessels (28/05/2024)
The number of large vessels arriving at Vietnamese seaports has increased. Therefore, the country’s seaport system needs to be prepared to safely accommodate large ships.

Vietnam’s tra fish export tipped to bounce back (28/05/2024)
The export of Vietnamese tra fish (pangasius) has roared back to growth after a significant drop recorded earlier this year as countries have scaled up their imports, according to insiders.

Will export targets be within reach this year? (28/05/2024)
As of mid-May, Vietnamese export turnover had reached US$138.59 billion, marking an increase of 16% on-year and with the current level of growth momentum, this year’s export turnover is anticipated to fulfill the set target.

Vietnamese processed tuna exports see upswing (27/05/2024)
Vietnam raked in roughly US$302 million from exporting tuna during the past four months of the year, up 22% on-year with exports of processed and canned tuna witnessing an upturn, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Bright spots in four-month economic picture (27/05/2024)
The past four months of the year witnessed Vietnam's total import and export value of goods reach nearly US$239 billion, a rise of 15.1% to US$31.4 billion over the same period from last year. Of the total, exports hit US$124 billion, up 15.1%, and imports stood at US$115 billion, up 15.1%, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Import-export turnover hits over US$270 billion by mid-May (24/05/2024)
Vietnam’s total export and import value reached US$270.82 billion in a period from January 1 to May 15, 2024, resulting in a trade surplus of US$6.36 billion, according to the General Department of Customs.

Local-level project selection aided through study (29/05/2024)
Provincial-level authorised agencies will more easily carry out the task of reviewing and processing project selection thanks to criteria for approval or evaluating foreign-invested initiatives.

New framework proposed to assess foreign-invested projects (29/05/2024)
The Institute of International Investment Studies (ISC) last week launched research results on criteria for appraising foreign-invested projects and assessing their effectiveness. The research financed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to support localities. Dr. Ngo Cong Thanh, vice chairman of the ISC, and head of the research team of the criteria told VIR’s Oanh Nguyen about their work.

HCMC leads country in number of new projects, turns of adjusted projects (28/05/2024)
Ho Chi Minh City continues to lead the country in the number of new projects (37.8 percent), turns of adjusted projects (16.4 percent) and capital contributions and share purchases (71.1 percent).

Vietnam well-placed to remain strategic M&A leader (28/05/2024)
A number of potential deals in the pipeline signifies bright prospects for Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions landscape.

A highlight in attracting foreign investment (27/05/2024)
Northern Quang Ninh province will need to improve local human resources if it hopes to meet its target of attracting $3 billion in FDI this year.

Criteria for FDI project appraisal published (27/05/2024)
The criteria expected to help local authorities screen investment projects more efficiently and effectively.

Vietnam seeks investment cooperation opportunities in Japan (27/05/2024)
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai met representatives of several Japanese businesses on May 25 as part of his ongoing working trip to Japan to seek investment cooperation opportunities.

Construction of Tamagawa Vietnam's $35 million factory gets underway (24/05/2024)
Tamagawa Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japanese sensor manufacturer Tamagawa Seiki, began construction of its $35 million factory in the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 17.