Funding urged for project linking Con Dao with national grid Business

Funding urged for project linking Con Dao with national grid

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to promptly allocate funding to a project to connect Con Dao island of the province with the national grid, with nearly 2.53 trillion VND (110.88 million USD) to be channeled from the State budget in the 2021-25 period.
Tien Giang’s exports surge 19.8 percent during January-July Business

Tien Giang’s exports surge 19.8 percent during January-July

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang pocketed 1.96 billion USD from exports in the first seven months of 2021, up 19.8 percent year-on-year and equal to 60.2 percent of the yearly plan, said Acting Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade Dang Van Tuan.
US Vice President begins Vietnam visit Politics

US Vice President begins Vietnam visit

US Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in Hanoi on August 24 night, beginning her visit to Vietnam from August 24-26 at the invitation of Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan.
COVID-19 pandemic pushes business online Business

COVID-19 pandemic pushes business online

As Vietnamese enterprises are facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online trading is considered a "tool" to help them turn the situation around, and at the same time opening up many opportunities for businesses to join the global supply chain.
Enhancing capacity of energy management, audit in Vietnam Business

Enhancing capacity of energy management, audit in Vietnam

The Technical Assistance for the Implementation of the EU-Vietnam Energy Facility (in short EU-Vietnam Energy Facility or EVEF) project in collaboration with the Department of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on August 20 held an online consultation workshop on proposals to improve training programme and certification for energy managers and auditors towards lifelong learning.
Vietnamese products to be promoted in Singapore Business

Vietnamese products to be promoted in Singapore

The Vietnam National Brands Week 2021 in Singapore – Hybrid Expo on Halal and Processed Food Products will be organised in Singapore from August 23-28 in both face-to-face and online forms by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnam Trade Office in Singapore.
Vietnam, Egypt seek to beef up trade ties Business

Vietnam, Egypt seek to beef up trade ties

The second meeting of the Vietnam – Egypt Sub-Committee on Trade and Industry Cooperation was held virtually on August 18 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung and his Egyptian counterpart Ibrahim El-Seginy.
Vietnam strives to keep CPI growth low by end of 2021 Business

Vietnam strives to keep CPI growth low by end of 2021

Vietnam looks to maintain Consumer Price Index (CPI) growth lower than 1 percent a month during the last quarter of 2021 in an effort to keep inflation under the 4 percent target for the year, heard a recent meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai and the National Pricing Management Committee in Hanoi.