Bright outlook predicted for rice exports Business

Bright outlook predicted for rice exports

As many countries in the world have limited food exports to guarantee domestic food security, rice – a staple in most of Asia – is forecast to witness surging prices in the time ahead, which is said to be a chance for Vietnam – one of the world’s largest rice exporters.
HCM City calls for EU investment in nearly 200 projects Business

HCM City calls for EU investment in nearly 200 projects

Ho Chi Minh City is calling for investment into 197 projects in ten key areas, including infrastructure development, agriculture, industry, trade and services, healthcare, tourism, education and housing, an official told the Vietnam – Europe Business Forum in the southern largest economic hub on June 30.
Vietnam to grant FLEGT licence to wood exports in 2025 Business

Vietnam to grant FLEGT licence to wood exports in 2025

Vietnam is set to grant a licence under the Voluntary Partnership Agreement/FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme to wood exports in 2025, after it completes preparing necessary conditions, reported a government official familiar with the sector.
Malaysia focuses on expanding trade with EU, ASEAN World

Malaysia focuses on expanding trade with EU, ASEAN

Malaysia is calling on the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) to work more closely to further explore the full potential of the country and the wider region, the country's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has said.
EU Delegation to Vietnam explores investment opportunities in Binh Duong Business

EU Delegation to Vietnam explores investment opportunities in Binh Duong

Ambassador Pier Giorgio Aliberti, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Vietnam, on June 9 had a working session with representatives of the People's Committee of Binh Duong to discuss investment opportunities in the southern province, especially in hi-technology and green industry development and environmental protection.
Joint efforts made to evaluate EVFTA implementation Business

Joint efforts made to evaluate EVFTA implementation

The European Union (EU) is striving to support the Vietnamese government to fully materialise the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) through the ASEAN Regional Integration Support – Vietnam Trade-Related Assistance (ARISE+ Vietnam).
Vietnam remains attractive to int'l investors: HSBC Business

Vietnam remains attractive to int'l investors: HSBC

Up to 21 percent of Indian firms operating or intending to operate in Southeast Asia plan to expand their business in Vietnam in the next two years, and the ratio is 26 percent among Chinese enterprises, according to a HSBC survey covering more than 1,500 companies from six of the world’s largest economies – all of which have operations in Southeast Asia.
Foreign Minister holds phone talks with EC, Hungarian officials Politics

Foreign Minister holds phone talks with EC, Hungarian officials

Vietnam always attaches importance to and wants to deepen its relations with the European Union (EU) in the time ahead, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son affirmed during his phone talks with Vice President of the European Commission (EC) and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell on May 24.
Rice exports to EU quadruple in Q1 Videos

Rice exports to EU quadruple in Q1

Vietnam exported 22,500 tonnes of rice to the EU for nearly 18 million USD in the first quarter of 2022, roughly a four-fold increase in both volume and value compared to the same period last year thanks to preferential tariffs enjoyed under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).