Textile and garment exports rise 8.91% in six months

Textile and garment exports rise 8.91% in six months

NDO – The Vietnam’s textile and garment sector posted a total export revenue of over US$17.97 billion in the first six months of this year, an increase of 8.61% over the same period in 2018, heard a press conference held by the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) in Hanoi on July 19. (13 hours ago)


Vinh Tan Port welcomes first international vessel

  Jul 18, 2019 12:29:13
NDO - The Spring Hummer, under the Belize flag, has become the first foreign cargo ship to dock at Vinh Tan, a seaport in the south central province of Binh Thuan, since the port was licensed as a goods inspection location a month ago. 

Manufacturing and processing to be mainstays of economic growth

  Jul 17, 2019 18:17:03
NDO - In a bid to materialise the country’s growth target for 2019, the government will lay a more keen focus on manufacturing and processing development, as well as attracting more investment into the sector as one of the key growth propellants this year.  

IMF forecasts Vietnam’s economy to grow by 6.5% in 2019

  Jul 17, 2019 18:13:20
NDO/VNA – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on July 16 said Vietnam’s economic growth is projected to slow to 6.5% in 2019 from a 10-year high of 7.1% in 2018, reflecting weakening external conditions. 

Electrical technology and equipment exhibition kicks off

  Jul 17, 2019 18:05:31
NDO – The 12th International Exhibition on Electrical Technology & Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2019) and the 8th International Exhibition on Products, Technologies of Energy Saving & Green Power 2019 (Enertec Expo 2019) simultaneously kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17. 

Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises urged to improve operation

  Jul 17, 2019 17:21:10
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the working session of the Government with the Committee for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) in Hanoi on July 17. 

Vietnam a strategic destination for Korean enterprises: experts

  Jul 17, 2019 12:24:42
NDO - Vietnam is an important trading partner and a strategic destination for enterprises from the Republic of Korea (ROK) as part of their southward expansion investment strategy, said experts at conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 16. 

Vietnamese firms join India International Silk Fair

  Jul 16, 2019 17:59:47
NDO/VNA – Two Vietnamese companies from the Central Highland province of Lam Dong are displaying their products at the 7th India International Silk Fair, which opened in New Delhi on July 15. 

Vietnam-Singapore Business Council launched to boost economic cooperation

  Jul 16, 2019 16:36:18
NDO – The Vietnam-Singapore Business Council (VSBC) was jointly launched by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) in Hanoi on July 7. 

Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investment

  Jul 16, 2019 13:07:47
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s stock market has been evaluated as a bright spot in the region in terms of growth speed and foreign capital absorption for years, according to Chairman of the State Securities Commission (SSC) Tran Van Dung. 

Vietnam up three places in SDG Index 2019

  Jul 16, 2019 11:52:51
NDO – Vietnam ranked 54th in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index 2019, with 71.1 points, moving up three steps from the 2018 position, according to a report issued by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung. 

Vietnam pledges support for Singaporean investments: PM

  Jul 15, 2019 17:52:49
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Government is willing to listen to opinions from Singaporean businesses and wishes they would do long-term business in the country, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said. 

Deputy PM orders review of rural, agricultural development programmes

  Jul 15, 2019 16:19:40
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the agencies concerned to evaluate the implementation of three existing rural and agricultural development programmes so that new policies for the next five years could soon be formulated. 

Cabinet discusses measures to boost trade with major partners

  Jul 14, 2019 15:40:19
NDO - Key members of the government met with the ministries concerned on July 13 to discuss the measures aimed at bolstering trade with Vietnam’s major partners amid global and regional uncertainties. 

First solar power plant in Binh Dinh inaugurated

  Jul 13, 2019 19:03:07
NDO/VNA – The Cat Hiep solar power plant was officially inaugurated in Binh Dinh’s Phu Cat district on July 12, becoming the first of its kind in the south central coastal province to join the national grid.