Coffee exports rise, but value stagnates Business

Coffee exports rise, but value stagnates

Vietnam exported 1.46 million tonnes of coffee worth 2.77 billion USD in the first three quarters of 2018, an increase of 20.1 percent in volume and 0.4 percent in value compared to the same period last year.
Inflation under control: Deputy PM Business

Inflation under control: Deputy PM

Despite complicated changes in the world situation, Vietnam has shown strong performance in stabilizing prices and reining in inflation, keeping the average at only 3.57 percent in the first nine months over 2017.
Ceramic exports to Argentina surge Business

Ceramic exports to Argentina surge

Vietnam pocketed 32.1 million USD from exporting ceramic products to Argentina in August, up 2.4 percent against that of July, according to statistics of the Vietnam Customs.
Domestic firms surpass FDI sector in export growth Business

Domestic firms surpass FDI sector in export growth

Domestic businesses recorded a 19.9-percent rise in their exports over the first half of 2018, higher than the export growth rate among FDI firms of 14.5 percent, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Retail sales continue positive growth in H1 Business

Retail sales continue positive growth in H1

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail sales and services in the first half of this year has maintained high growth since the beginning of the year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Work starts on Vietnam-Slovakia friendship building Society

Work starts on Vietnam-Slovakia friendship building

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations and the Vietnam-Slovakia Friendship Association’s municipal chapter on May 10 kicked off construction on the Vietnam-Slovakia friendship building in District 1.
Vietnam, Mexico seek partnership in food industry Business

Vietnam, Mexico seek partnership in food industry

Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa) and the Mexican Embassy in Vietnam co-hosted a seminar in Hanoi on April 27, discussing business and investment cooperation opportunities in the food sector between Vietnam and Mexico.
Malian President keen on boosting partnership with Vietnam Politics

Malian President keen on boosting partnership with Vietnam

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita expressed his hope to strengthen partnership with Vietnam in many fields during a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quoc Tru who presented his credentials to him in Mali’s capital city of Mamako on March 27.
NA Chairwoman to attend IPU-138, visit Netherlands Politics

NA Chairwoman to attend IPU-138, visit Netherlands

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will attend the 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-138) and related meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, from March 24-25 and pay an official visit to the Netherlands from March 26-28.