Aquatic exports rise 2.2 percent in two months Business

Aquatic exports rise 2.2 percent in two months

Export value of aquatic products reached 405 million USD in February, pushing the figure in the first two months of 2021 to over 1 billion USD, up 2.2 percent over the same period last year, reported the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Tien Giang sees rosy signs in export Business

Tien Giang sees rosy signs in export

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has seen rosy signs in export in early 2021, with export turnover reaching 270 million USD, up 36 percent year-on-year.
Vietnam continues to move forward in 2021 Business

Vietnam continues to move forward in 2021

Dr Tran Thi Hong Minh, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, talks to the Vietnam News Agency about Vietnam’s potential for economic development in 2021.
2021 GDP to grow 6.72 pct. in optimistic scenario: NCIF Business

2021 GDP to grow 6.72 pct. in optimistic scenario: NCIF

The National Centre for Socio-Economic Information and Forecasting (NCIF) has released a forecast on Vietnam’s economic performance in 2021, with GDP growth of 6.72 percent and an average consumer price index (CPI) of 4.2 percent under an optimistic scenario.
Vietnam willing to share CPTPP information, experience with UK: Spokesperson Politics

Vietnam willing to share CPTPP information, experience with UK: Spokesperson

Vietnam supports the UK in strengthening economic and trade relations with member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and is willing to share information and experience in joining the pact with the UK, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
UK formally requests to join CPTPP World

UK formally requests to join CPTPP

The UK made a formal request on February 1 to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the first accession application by a member outside the 11 participating Pacific countries since the trade deal came into force in 2018.
Foreign companies boost investment in Vietnam Business

Foreign companies boost investment in Vietnam

Foreign enterprises poured a considerable amount of capital into manufacturing and processing projects in the first half of January, according to the head of the investment office at the Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (Hepza), Tran Viet Ha.
South African paper praises Vietnam’s comprehensive, modern diplomacy World

South African paper praises Vietnam’s comprehensive, modern diplomacy

South Africa’s Pretoria News on January 29 ran an article entitled “Historic milestone for Vietnam” by its Editor-in-Chief Valerie Boje, highlighting the success of the comprehensive and modern diplomacy of Vietnam with focus on the three pillars of Party diplomacy, State diplomacy and people-to-people diplomacy.
Vietnam’s economic prospects highlighted in German media World

Vietnam’s economic prospects highlighted in German media

German media outlets have run articles covering the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and highly evaluated the country’s anti-COVID-19 efforts and economic achievements and prospects for future development.
Demand for imported high-value seafood rises Business

Demand for imported high-value seafood rises

Vietnam’s imports of high-value seafood such as king crabs and lobsters are rising due to their falling prices, and are expected to rise even further during the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival, experts have said.