National conference on sustainable development held Society

National conference on sustainable development held

The National Conference on Sustainable Development 2019 took place in Hanoi on September 12 under theme “For a Decade of More Sustainable Development”, gathering leaders of the Government, ministries, sectors, localities, associations, and businesses.
Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members Business

Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnamese, Indian firms discuss trade, investment Business

Vietnamese, Indian firms discuss trade, investment

Trade and investment ties between Vietnam and India are not commensurate with their potential, meaning there is still a lot of room for them to grow, the India-Vietnam Business Forum heard in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21.
An Giang welcomes 44 new investment projects Business

An Giang welcomes 44 new investment projects

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has attracted 44 new investment projects with a total registered capital of over 5 trillion VND (217.3 million USD) since the beginning of this year, down five projects and over 10.2 trillion VND in value year-on-year.
Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency Society

Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, discussing international standards on child labour towards supply chain transparency amid global integration.
Vietnamese businesses urged to join circular economy Business

Vietnamese businesses urged to join circular economy

Vietnamese businesses cannot stand outside the circular economy, especially in the context of global economic integration with commitments on ecological and environmental safety standards through free trade agreements, heard a recent conference on the theme.
EVFTA: Businesses advised to improve product quality Business

EVFTA: Businesses advised to improve product quality

The EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) is expected to bring great opportunities for exporters of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta region in particular. However, insiders have advised Vietnamese firms to improve their products’ quality to overcome barriers in the choosy EU market.