China to establish joint tea brand with Vietnam

VCN - China is currently the 12th largest import market for Vietnamese coffee and the 4th largest import market for Vietnamese tea. The potential and import demand for Vietnamese agricultural products by China is...

View more
China opens market for three more kinds of Vietnamese aquatic products

The General Departent of China Customs has announced via a diplomatic note the agreement to supplement three kinds of Vietnamese aquatic products allowed to be exported to this country.

View more
Export and import turnover reaches 24 billion USD in the last 15 days of September


The latest preliminary statistics from the General Department of Customs show that the total value of import and export of goods in the 2nd period of September (from September 16 to 30) reached 24.07 billion...

View more
Hydrofoil firm resumes Vung Tau trips at half price

A hydrofoil firm has begun ferrying passengers between Ho Chi Minh City and the coastal resort town of Vung Tau at half price

View more
Fund helps to rein in bad debts

HA NOI (VNS)— The growth of bad debts slowed significantly last year, and risk prevention funds increased, according to the State Bank of Viet Nam.

View more
Steel industry suffers slump

HCM CITY (VNS)— Sales volume fell for the construction-steel industry last year by about 8 per cent compared to the previous year, according to the Viet Nam Steel Association (VSA).

View more
Garment sector sets ambitious goal

HA NOI (VNS)— The garment industry has targeted an export value of US$18-19 billion this year, an increase of 12 per cent over last year, a representative of the leading State-owned clothing manufacturer Vinatex...

View more
Funding sought for transport projects

HA NOI (VNS)— The Ministry of Transport and relevant State agencies needed to mobilise social funding for transport projects, as the current funding available for the transport sector this year stood at only VND20...

View more
Foreign steel firms wary about entering Vietnam amid glut

JFE Holding Inc., Japan’s second-biggest steel producer, has delayed a decision to build a US$3.6-billion integrated steel plant in Vietnam, saying it is worried that the poorly developed market could hinder its...

View more
Starbucks to open in Vietnam in push to increase sales in Asia

Starbucks Corp., the world’s biggest coffee-shop operator, will open its first store in Vietnam next month as it expands into its 12th Asian nation.

View more
Decentralisation process flags

HA NOI — Local decent-ralisation plans have largely failed to conform to national strategies, according to a report released yesterday by the Viet Nam Institute of Economics (VIE) and Central Institute for Economic...

View more