August 20, 2021 | 08:59
Fruit and rice are among the most important crops and export goods of Vietnam, but this year’s harvest could be rendered meagre amid a severe shortage of labour that is based on the rapid urbanisation and labour migration and now exacerbated by the pandemic.
August 12, 2021 | 11:00
The ongoing coronavirus outbreaks are now threatening to bring the timber industry to its knees, with businesses and associations hoping for preferential vaccine treatment and financial support for test kits and other pandemic-related expenses.
July 30, 2021 | 14:00
As with most economies in the region, Vietnam has been facing unprecedented struggles this year. However, with regional recovery, the nation may still see a growth rate close to its expectations.
July 29, 2021 | 10:42
As Vietnam’s economy is further strengthened by creative and innovative manufacturers who are aiming to increase their brand value at home and abroad, the Vietnam Value Programme is deemed to further leverage national brand position among the highest rated brands in the world.
July 15, 2021 | 08:00
Although the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been promising Vietnamese companies access to one of the largest Western markets with almost 450 million potential consumers, to distribute fruit, vegetables, and other food products in the EU, producers have to fulfil stringent requirements, which so far has only been achieved by a few.
July 08, 2021 | 09:00
As economic ties between Vietnam and China grow quickly, it is being deemed crucial to promote bilateral trade in a more balanced way.
July 02, 2021 | 11:16
On the back of reopening global economies and a rising crude oil price, Vietnam’s inflation target for 2021 may be harder to achieve, with regulating government bodies attempting to manoeuvre through the year while keeping inflation pressure at bay.
June 25, 2021 | 09:00
As the oversupply of raw agri-products has been threatening local farmers and exporters, especially amid logistical issues caused by COVID-19, plans for deeper processing and added value are targeted by most stakeholders, aiming to transform Vietnam into one of the world’s most important agri-product hubs.
June 21, 2021 | 08:00
To further promote and strengthen the position of high-quality Vietnamese goods and services in the domestic and international markets, the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has been working with e-commerce platforms.
June 18, 2021 | 10:00
On the back of sobering performances in the disbursement of public investment and official development assistance, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is currently working on a new draft decree that aims to simplify related regulations and speed up disbursement and, in turn, economic development.