Vietnam, Malaysia see trade drop in H1 Business

Vietnam, Malaysia see trade drop in H1

Trade revenue between Vietnam and Malaysia reached 5.48 billion USD in the first half of 2019, down 6.2 percent year on year, according to Vietnam’s Trade Office in Malaysia.
S&P raises Vietnam’s credit rating with stable outlook Business

S&P raises Vietnam’s credit rating with stable outlook

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings’ recent upgrade of its long-term sovereign credit rating for Vietnam, the first time since 2010, was expected to help the country to attract more foreign investments into the economy and expand exports.
CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform Business

CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform

The CPTPP, which officially came into force on December 30, 2018, is expected to provide a push for Vietnam to reform its economic institutions and further improve the business climate to optimize opportunities brought by the deal.
Rice export shows positive signals Business

Rice export shows positive signals

Rice exports have shown positive signals recently, with many firms winning bidding contracts, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Export revenue drops in October Business

Export revenue drops in October

Export revenue in October topped 20.8 billion USD, a drop of 1.5 percent from the previous month, but increasing 2.3 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Domestic supplies important to Vietnamese garment & textile industry Business

Domestic supplies important to Vietnamese garment & textile industry

Vietnam’s textile industry could not take full advantage from the new-generation free trade agreements like the Europe-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) if it continues dependence on imported raw and accessories, according to watchers.