Detailed plan needed to boost logistics Business

Detailed plan needed to boost logistics

A detailed plan on logistics development, especially on transport connectivity, is needed to set goals for industrial production, agriculture and imports-exports, experts have urged.
Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate Business

Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate

Despite concerns from economic experts about the undetermined scale and scope of Vietnam’s undocumented market transactions, authorities are adamant that the illicit economy is under control and will soon be regulated heavily.
Vietnamese firms need trademarks: experts Business

Vietnamese firms need trademarks: experts

Enhancing the capacity of enterprises, especially in creating trademarks, is an important requirement for enterprises to meet consumer demand in domestic and export markets.
13 million foreigners spend holidays in Vietnam in 2017 Travel

13 million foreigners spend holidays in Vietnam in 2017

About 13 million foreigners chose Vietnam as their holiday destination in 2017, which is considered a record of the tourism sector and marked a year-on-year rise of nearly 3 million in the number of foreign visitors for the first time.
Da Nang calls for hi-tech farms Business

Da Nang calls for hi-tech farms

The central city of Da Nang has called for 1.5 trillion VND (66.3 million USD) investment in five high-tech farms to create a centre for hi-tech-farming in the central and central highlands region.
EU-MUTRAP project promotes Vietnam’s deeper trade integration Business

EU-MUTRAP project promotes Vietnam’s deeper trade integration

The European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP) has helped Vietnam further integrate into the global and regional trading systems while promoting Vietnam-EU trade and investment relations, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Vietnamese firms urged to step up brand development Business

Vietnamese firms urged to step up brand development

As competition gets fiercer between domestic and foreign enterprises, the former need to actively build and promote their brand names and identities to remain attractive to both customers and investors in the long run.
APEC, potential market for Vietnam’s garment-textile Business

APEC, potential market for Vietnam’s garment-textile

Major member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, including the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China, could make up 74-75 percent of Vietnam’s total garment-textile export turnover in the coming time.
NA Vice Chairman welcomes ExxonMobil Vice President Business

NA Vice Chairman welcomes ExxonMobil Vice President

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien held a reception for Paul Greenwood, Vice President of Africa and Asia Pacific Business Development at ExxonMobil Gas and Power Marketing in Hanoi on November 9.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes AB InBev CEO Business

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes AB InBev CEO

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 31 for AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito, during which he said Vietnam wants Belgian businesses to invest more in the Southeast Asian country.
Domestic shrimp exporters need to renovate Business

Domestic shrimp exporters need to renovate

Despite a rebound in shrimp exports to the EU in recent months, Vietnam’s shrimp sector is facing a fierce competition in the market, requiring domestic exporters to continue improving their product quality and competitiveness.
Party General Secretary meets with outstanding farmers Politics

Party General Secretary meets with outstanding farmers

General Secretary of the CPV Nguyen Phu Trong urged the farmer class to overcome difficulties and challenges in the context of international integration and climate change in order to reap more achievements in agricultural production, looking towards sustainable agriculture.