JETRO holds trade connection programme Business

JETRO holds trade connection programme

The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) opened “GOOD GOODS Japan 2019” in Hanoi on September 27 to create trade connections between Japanese and Vietnamese enterprises.
Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members Business

Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam remains attractive to Japanese investors Business

Vietnam remains attractive to Japanese investors

Vietnam has been an attractive destination for Japanese investors and experts predicted that more Japanese firms will come to do business in the Southeast Asian country thanks to its economic growth and integration advantages.
Domestic industry needs technology transfer Business

Domestic industry needs technology transfer

Vietnamese enterprises need more opportunities to get technology transfers from foreign investment activities and join ventures with foreign partners for sustainable development of the domestic industry.
CPTPP boosts export opportunities in Japan Business

CPTPP boosts export opportunities in Japan

With the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific (CPTPP) officially coming into force, Vietnamese exporters should make the most use of the opportunities it brings in Japan, one of Vietnam’s leading trade partners.
Vietnam a magnet to foreign investors Business

Vietnam a magnet to foreign investors

Vietnam has become more attractive to foreign investors than ever before as various freshly-inked new-generation free trade deals, including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), are expected to facilitate trade and benefit foreign enterprises.
Vietnamese, Japanese firms cooperate in LNG & Gas research Business

Vietnamese, Japanese firms cooperate in LNG & Gas research

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in researching in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas in Vietnam was signed between the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) and the JXTG Tsutomu Sugimori Group of Japan in Hanoi on July 1.
Auto industry develops but local part supply still low Business

Auto industry develops but local part supply still low

The automobile industry of Vietnam has witnessed progress in the last two years, but the localisation rate (local part supply) still remains low, not meeting the set target, according to a Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) report sent to the National Assembly for discussion and direction.
Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.