Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
Vietnam moves up in Asia Power Index World

Vietnam moves up in Asia Power Index

Vietnam moved up one spot to rank 12th out of 26 countries and territories in the 2020 Asia Power Index conducted by the Lowy Institute, an independent think-tank in Australia.
Long An enterprises updated on EVFTA Business

Long An enterprises updated on EVFTA

Enterprises operating in the Mekong Delta province of Long An received updates on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and international economic integration in general at a conference hosted by the provincial People’s Committee on October 9.
Americas among Vietnam's largest trade partners despite of COVID-19 Business

Americas among Vietnam's largest trade partners despite of COVID-19

The Americas remained some of Vietnam’s largest trade partners despite the adverse effect on commerce caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, heard participants at a conference organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), aimed at connecting Vietnamese firms with trade partners in American countries in Hanoi on September 25.
FTAs implementation under review Business

FTAs implementation under review

The National Assembly Standing Committee’s supervision delegation in charge of the implementation of free trade agreements (FTAs) to which Vietnam is a member held a working session with the Government, ministries and agencies in Hanoi on September 23.
Textile FDI down but poised for strong growth: experts Business

Textile FDI down but poised for strong growth: experts

The first eight months of 2020 have seen few foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Vietnam's textile industry, a far less lively picture compared to the same period last year, the department of foreign investment under the Ministry of Planning and Investment has reported.
Canadian expert highly values Vietnam as ASEAN Chair World

Canadian expert highly values Vietnam as ASEAN Chair

Vietnam has taken advantage of the opportunity as the ASEAN Chair to become a bridge promoting intra-ASEAN connection as well as links between the bloc with its dialogue partners, a Canadian expert has said.