Auto imports climb in October

Vietnam imported roughly 9,000 vehicles worth 140 million USD in October, up 20.7 percent in terms of volume but down 3.4 percent in terms of value.

PM gives go-ahead to private economic groups

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle the establishment of private economic corporations, pursuant to the proposal of the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs Organisation (VYEO).

Garment makers eye Brazil market

Under a national trade promotion programme, a business delegation of executives from 14 spinning and garment companies has visited Brazil to explore business opportunities.

PM Dung wraps up Sichuan, Chongqing visits

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Chongqing City on October 17, wrapping up his visits to the city and Sichuan province and his attendance of the 10 th Western China International Trade Fair.
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PM Dung visits Sichuan, attends forum

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Sichuan, China, on October 15, beginning his visit to the province, to Chongqing City and also to attend the 10th Western China International Trade Fair.

Cassava exports double this year

Cassava has been listed as a key agricultural export, with the industry exporting 158,000 tonnes, worth a total value of 36 million USD in September.

Businesses foremost in fostering an export revival

Vietnam’s exports are on track to bounce back, not just only because of the government’s management policy, but also due to the efforts of various state run enterprises, said an official from the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham).

The Director of EuroCham’s Hanoi Office, Matthias Duehn, said at a seminar to promote exports in Hanoi on Oct. 12, that despite having faced many difficulties resulting from the global economic crisis, particularly in exports, Vietnam is likely to post a GDP growth rate of 5 percent this year.

GMS countries discuss energy development

Officials from several agencies of the member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) are gathering in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to discuss the development of energy in the sub region.