Hai Duong province calls for more investment
Leaders from the northern province of Hai Duong have called on domestic and foreign businesses based in Ho Chi Minh City to promote investment in the fields of infrastructure, hi-tech industry, tourism and agriculture in the locality.
Int’l Mekong Delta agriculture festival slated for March
The International Agricultural Festival of the Mekong Delta will be held from March 9-13, 2017 in Can Tho city, focusing on science and technology, said the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Car imports from ASEAN nations explode in January
The number of cars of nine seats and less imported from Thailand and Indonesia soared in January, sparking fierce competition between importers and local automakers.
Vietnam Airlines leases six A321neo aircraft
The Vietnam Aviation Corporation (Vietnam Airlines) said on February 15 that it has inked a contract with Aviation Capital Group (ACG) to lease six Airbus A321neo planes in the long term.
Vietnamese firms eye investing in Myanmar
Vietnamese small-and medium-sized enterprises are keen to explore investing in Myanmar, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.
Thai Binh to have over 9,000 firms by 2020
The northern province of Thai Binh hopes to have more than 9,000 enterprises by 2020, or 850-900 new ones per year between 2016 and 2020, under a scheme to develop the private sector.
Japanese company invests in Binh Dinh province
The People’s Committee of south central Binh Dinh province has licensed an investment certificate to Japan-based Marubeni Lumber Co Ltd to invest in a project worth 5 million USD.
Wholesale markets seek HCM City’s approval to raise fees
The management companies of Binh Dien, Thu Duc and Hoc Mon wholesale markets have asked HCM City authorities to adjust their “very outdated” management fees as they have had to compensate for losses.
Vietnam among top five Asian exporters to Canada
Vietnam remained the fifth biggest exporter to Canada in Asia, after China, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China) in 2016.
Vinachem seeks delay in plant equitisation
The Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) has proposed to the Prime Minister to delay the equitisation of the losing Ninh Binh Nitrogenous Fertiliser Plant until it generates profits again in order to ensure effective restructuring.
Firms slam Hai Phong’s rocketing port fees
Businesses have complained about the decision to charge high fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at all ports in Hai Phong city.
Mid-cap stocks lift VN Index
The VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange struggled to rise for a third day as investors tried offloading their stakes in large-cap stocks and shifted focus to penny and mid-cap shares.
Transport ministry: Uber needs to complete business registration
The Transport Ministry has affirmed that Vietnam has not banned Uber but the company must work with ministries and agencies to complete business registration.
Vietnam appeals for more support from int’l agriculture fund
Vietnam proposed the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) continue supporting Vietnam, particularly in rural development, poverty reduction and climate change adaptation.
Reference exchange rate goes up 1 VND
The reference exchange rate for VND/USD was raised by 1 VND to 22,235 VND per USD on February 15.
Tra fish sector should target Asian market: experts
According to experts Vietnam's tra fish sector should target Asian market
Greece wants to develop seaport partnership with HCM City
Greek businesses are keen to promote cooperation with Vietnam and particularly Ho Chi Minh City in the field of seaport.
Quang Nam works to ensure security for APEC events
The central coastal province of Quang Nam has deployed a plan to ensure safety and security for the organisation of APEC events.