Textile FDI down but poised for strong growth: experts Business

Textile FDI down but poised for strong growth: experts

The first eight months of 2020 have seen few foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Vietnam's textile industry, a far less lively picture compared to the same period last year, the department of foreign investment under the Ministry of Planning and Investment has reported.
PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth Business

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity. ​
Exporters urged to properly prepare for CPTPP Business

Exporters urged to properly prepare for CPTPP

Whether Vietnamese enterprises can cash on the opportunity brought by the CPTPP to increase exports of garments, footwear, timber products, and beverages depends on their preparation, experts said.
NA invites young Japanese parliamentarians to visit in January Politics

NA invites young Japanese parliamentarians to visit in January

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) wants to invite young Japanese parliamentarians to visit Vietnam in January to enhance relations between the legislative bodies of the two countries, President of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group Pham Minh Chinh said on August 26.
Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP Business

Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP

Preferential export taxes offered by CPTPP are expected to be promulgated this month. However, the tax reduction is only one of the incentives for Vietnamese goods when entering markets, not a ‘lifesaver’ for businesses, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
CPTPP helps drive Canadian firms’ interest to Vietnam Business

CPTPP helps drive Canadian firms’ interest to Vietnam

A conference was held in Toronto, Canada on March 11 to help Canadian small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) study the Vietnamese market with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) effective.
CPTPP unlikely to hit auto prices Business

CPTPP unlikely to hit auto prices

The prices of imported automobiles in the Vietnamese market may not reduce as much as expected after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) came into effect on January 14, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Action programme needed to fully tap CPTPP: experts Business

Action programme needed to fully tap CPTPP: experts

Vietnam ought to run an action programme which will enable the country to take full advantage of opportunities and overcome challenges from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), thus bringing great benefits to its enterprises and people, experts have said.
Keidanren commended for fostering Vietnam-Japan investment ties Business

Keidanren commended for fostering Vietnam-Japan investment ties

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 31 for a delegation from the Japan-Vietnam Economic Committee under the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), the largest economic organisation in Japan with 1,340 companies, 109 industrial associations, and 49 regional economic organisations.