Vietnam gains higher exports to Canada, Mexico partly due to CPTPP

Vietnam gains higher exports to Canada, Mexico partly due to CPTPP

NDO/VNA – Vietnam has taken full advantage of the CPTPP to gain strong growth in exports to Canada and Mexico, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). (15 hours ago)


Vietnam’s economic growth slows to 3.82% in first quarter

  Mar 27, 2020 17:09:38
NDO - The Vietnamese economy expanded by 3.82% in the first three months of 2020 amid slowing global growth due to the raging coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Government shares difficulties with enterprises affected by COVID-19 pandemic

  Mar 27, 2020 12:27:30
NDO – The Prime Minister’s Working Group led by Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung held a working session with business associations on March 26, to grasp the difficulties being faced by enterprises amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Vietsovpetro joins International Maritime Contractors Association

  Mar 27, 2020 10:11:45
NDO/VNA – Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture (Vietsovpetro) has officially become a member of the International Maritime Contractors Association (IMCA). 

Vietnamese enterprises in Cambodia strengthen strategic cooperation

  Mar 26, 2020 16:20:59
NDO - Viettel Cambodia (Metfone), a subsidiary of Vietnam’s military-run telecommunications company Viettel Group and MB Cambodia, a branch of Vietnam’s Military Commercial Joint- Stock Bank (MB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a five-year strategic partnership of cooperation to strengthen their development in and contributions to Cambodia. 

PM orders suspension of signing rice-exporting contracts

  Mar 26, 2020 11:38:35
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered a temporarily halt of signing new rice-exporting contracts, the Government Office said in a latest document concerning this matter. 

Responding to new challenges

  Mar 25, 2020 17:34:20
NDO – Leaders of EU countries on March 17 agreed with the European Commission (EC) proposal on approving a common plan to close the European Union (EU)’s external borders in an unprecedented move to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Fisheries enterprises make efforts to overcome difficulties caused by Covid-19

  Mar 25, 2020 16:43:33
NDO – The production, business and export activities of fisheries have been seriously affected due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, especially in the first two weeks of March. Up to now, the majority of businesses have seen a decrease of 35-50% in their orders. 

FDI pledges to Vietnam reach US$8.55 billion in first quarter

  Mar 25, 2020 10:30:36
NDO - Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges to Vietnam in the first three months of 2020 fell by a sharp 20.9% over the same period of 2019 to US$8.55 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency. 

ADB vows to support Vietnam’s COVID-19 response

  Mar 25, 2020 10:20:15
NDO – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to provide Vietnam with timely and flexible support for the government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Vietnam’s two-month cashew exports to US up

  Mar 24, 2020 21:48:33
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s cashew exports to the US in the first two months of the year rose by 21% in volume to 17,900 tonnes and 3.6% in value to US$126.2 million year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs. 

Vietnam renews trade remedies measures on imported steel products

  Mar 24, 2020 12:45:19
NDO – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a decision to extend the application of measures on preventing evasion of safeguard duty to rolled steel and steel wire imported to Vietnam from March 22, 2020. 

Can Tho targets US$450 million in FDI in 2021-2030

  Mar 24, 2020 10:22:49
NDO/VNA – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho expects to attract US$450 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the 2021-2030 period, according to a plan recently approved by the municipal People’s Committee. 

Solutions needed to help aviation sector navigate COVID-19 outbreak

  Mar 23, 2020 17:04:39
NDO – The new coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has directly and heavily affected many economic sectors, including aviation. The Ministry of Transport has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to report to the Prime Minister about a proposed reduction of several taxes and service prices for the aviation industry, helping it navigate the impacts of the outbreak. 

Vietnam’s central bank stands ready to support businesses

  Mar 23, 2020 12:26:57
NDO - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s recent move to cut a number of policy interest rates is considered by many economists to be a positive step in keeping with domestic macroeconomic developments and the global financial market situation as well as a prompt measure to help businesses overcome this difficult time.