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Ministry of Industry and Trade

​Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products

Business

​Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products

Online Friday 2018 officially kicked off on December 7, with 5,000 products at promotional prices of 0 VND or with prices reduced by 80 to 90 percent, according to event organiser the Vietnam E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Unrestricted foreign ownership at Sabeco approved

Business

Unrestricted foreign ownership at Sabeco approved

The Saigon Beer-Alcohol Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) early this week announced that it received an official letter from the State Securities Commission approving unrestricted foreign ownership at the largest beverage company in Vietnam.

Legislative leader active in RoK

Politics

Legislative leader active in RoK

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Dec. 6 held talks with Speaker of the Republic of Korea National Assembly Moon Hee-sang in Seoul as part of her visit to the east Asian country.

Petrol prices drop sharply from December 6

Business

Petrol prices drop sharply from December 6

The price of E5 bio-petrol has dropped by 1,446 VND per litre, while that of RON95 fell 1,513 VND per litre following an announcement of petrol price adjustments released by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Trade on December 6.

Campaign launched to fight smuggling, commercial frauds

Society

Campaign launched to fight smuggling, commercial frauds

The National Steering Committee on the Prevention and Control of Smuggling, Trade Fraud and Counterfeit Goods (National Steering Committee 389) has launched a peak-season anti-smuggling, commercial fraud and counterfeit goods campaign ahead of the upcoming lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Enterprises need to strive to join global value chain

Business

Enterprises need to strive to join global value chain

Vietnamese enterprises’ ability to take part in the global value chain will depend on the quality of their products and a willingness to use advanced technology, speakers said at the Vietnam Export Forum 2018 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.

Vietnam’s auto industry in need of a kick start

Business

Vietnam’s auto industry in need of a kick start

In order to help boost the Vietnamese automobile industry – one of the most important contributors to national economic growth – the country could do with focusing on its policy stability, market expansion, support industry development, and connectivity reinforcement, according to insiders.