Collaboration needed to support HCM City’s industrial products Business

Collaboration needed to support HCM City’s industrial products

Cooperation between the State, scientists, commercial banks and enterprises is needed to strengthen the development of Ho Chi Minh City’s key industrial products, a city official said at a seminar held on November 7 by the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel Business

Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel

The two-way trade between Vietnam and Israel was estimated at 760 million USD in the first three quarters of this year with Vietnam continuing to enjoy a trade surplus of 440 million USD, according to a Vietnamese official.
Retail sales up 11.5 percent in January-August Business

Retail sales up 11.5 percent in January-August

Vietnam’s total revenues for retail trade and services reached an estimated 3.21 quadrillion VND (137.4 billion USD) in the first eight months of 2019, up 11.5 percent year on year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced.
Int’l food, beverage expos open in HCM City Business

Int’l food, beverage expos open in HCM City

An international exhibition on food and beverage (VietFood & Beverage) and another on food processing and packaging technology and equipment (ProPack Vietnam) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 7.
Domestic market woos foreign investors Business

Domestic market woos foreign investors

Representatives of over 550 enterprises working in food and beverages and 400 others in medicine and pharmaceuticals from 350 countries will arrive in Vietnam from August 7 – 10 to explore business opportunities, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
HCM City to stabilise market prices Business

HCM City to stabilise market prices

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has pledged to help businesses stabilise market prices following hikes in gasoline and electricity prices.
Firms advised to boost exports to Taiwan Business

Firms advised to boost exports to Taiwan

Exporters should step up trade promotion to boost exports to Taiwan, which imports large volumes of farm produce and processed foods, according to Vietnamese trade officials.
Retail sales, services earn 172 billion USD in 11 months Business

Retail sales, services earn 172 billion USD in 11 months

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail sales and services has continued to grow strongly, reaching 4 quadrillion VND (172 billion USD) in the first 11 months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 11.5 percent, according to the Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnamese, Cambodian provinces sign cooperation pact Society

Vietnamese, Cambodian provinces sign cooperation pact

Chairman of the People’s Committee of southwestern Tay Ninh province Pham Van Tan and Mayor of Cambodia’s Kampongcham province Kouch Chamroeun on October 27 signed a new cooperation agreement between the two localities for 2018-2022.
 Experts talk ways to help businesses improve competitiveness Business

Experts talk ways to help businesses improve competitiveness

Companies should offer higher-quality products and authorities should provide better business networking opportunities to increase purchase of locally made goods and parts, experts said during a conference on competitiveness held on October 11 in HCM City.