trade surplus expected to soar sharply in the last months of the year

Trade surplus expected to soar sharply in the last months of the year

The total export and import turnover in the second half of September was $29.07 billion, and trade surplus was reported at $1.87 billion.
eu vietnam bilateral rises 480 million in first year of evfta

EU-Vietnam bilateral rises $480 million in first year of EVFTA

As of the end of September, EU corporations have invested about $22 billion in Vietnam, half a billion dollar more than a year ago, despite the pandemic.
ma the way for local players to grow after covid 19

M&A, the way for local players to grow after COVID-19

Vietnam is witnessing big changes in its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape, with domestic firms rising to secure firm niches in the market.
ma amid the pandemic growing the value chain

M&A amid the pandemic – Growing the value chain

After the interruption by the health crisis, businesses are reaching for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to resume and enlarge their value chains.
sme resilience in apec with the pandemic and building a sustainable future

SME resilience in APEC with the pandemic and building a sustainable future

Promoting the inclusive development of sustainable, resilient, digitally-enabled, and innovative micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is central to navigating COVID-19 recovery.
value of footwear exports sees sharp drop amid pandemic

Value of footwear exports sees sharp drop amid pandemic

In September, the export value of footwear reduced 44 per cent on-year to $700 million, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
vietnam australia to double down on economic cooperation

Vietnam-Australia to double down on economic cooperation

The Vietnam-Australia Economic Partnership Meeting has just approved the key content of the Enhanced Economic Engagement Strategy (EEES) and its implementation plans for the 2021-2025 period.
genetica brings southeast asias largest gene sequencing centre to vietnams nic

Genetica brings Southeast Asia's largest gene sequencing centre to Vietnam's NIC

Gene decoding centre Genetica has changed its plan of establishing a regional centre in Singapore and picked Vietnam instead.
mobilising venture capital for private sector

Mobilising venture capital for private sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) have launched the “ADB Ventures supporting impact startups” project today, which is expected to release venture capital for the private sector of Vietnam.
initiatives kickstarted to bolster investment attraction

Initiatives kickstarted to bolster investment attraction

Vietnam has maintained a clear policy line to draw in foreign investment and develop the local private sector. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc talked with VIR’s Nguyen Huong about how the country has maintained an attractive investment climate in recent times.
migrant workers most affected by covid 19 to receive relief from embassies

Migrant workers most affected by COVID-19 to receive relief from embassies

The embassies of New Zealand and Switzerland will fund a VND1.3 billion ($56,520) humanitarian aid project to assist vulnerable migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City to overcome the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
kinks remain as manufacturers resume operations

Kinks remain as manufacturers resume operations

While numerous businesses in the capital have already resumed operations, many others are facing a lot of challenges and need government assistance to recover.
saint gobain vietnams office confirms coveted green construction lotus gold

Saint-Gobain Vietnam’s office confirms coveted Green Construction LOTUS Gold

Via the LOTUS green construction certification, Saint-Gobain Vietnam reconfirms its commitment to improving the quality of living, studying, and working spaces by developing and providing innovative products and construction services.
mpi supports adidas and other factories in south to resume operations

MPI supports adidas and other factories in south to resume operations

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and southern authorities pledged to support adidas and other companies in overcoming the pandemic to resume soon.
public transport activities planned to resume soon

Public transport activities planned to resume soon

The Ministry of Transport has drafted a plan to gradually resume public transport activities on roads, railways, aviation, and inland waterways, as many provinces and cities have loosened social distancing rules.