Kien Giang posts 2 percent rise in nine-month export earnings Business

Kien Giang posts 2 percent rise in nine-month export earnings

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned over 526 million USD in export value in the first nine months of 2021, meeting over 70 percent of the year’s plan and posting a year-on-year rise of nearly 2 percent, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam advised to attract more FDI to boost economic growth Business

Vietnam advised to attract more FDI to boost economic growth

Despite a decrease in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into Vietnam in recent months due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, economists assessed Vietnam remains attractive to foreign investors and needs to take advantage of FDI attraction opportunities to boost economic growth.
Businesses, workers eager to return to production Business

Businesses, workers eager to return to production

As a labour-intensive industry, textile enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City have many concerns to address, especially a shortage of workers. According to calculations, businesses are currently short of about 85,000 workers, or 30 percent of needs. Though eager to reopen, businesses must rush to find workers.
Indonesia promotes trade with non-traditional markets World

Indonesia promotes trade with non-traditional markets

Indonesia is increasing its efforts to penetrate non-traditional markets, with preparations for a trade and investment forum with Latin American and Caribbean countries, and a new platform for doing business with Central and Eastern European countries.
ADB lowers economic growth forecast for Cambodia World

ADB lowers economic growth forecast for Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 22 lowered Cambodia's economic growth forecast to 1.9 percent this year, down from its April projection of 4 percent, due to the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic.
Indonesia to promote economic cooperation with Latin America World

Indonesia to promote economic cooperation with Latin America

Indonesia will continue to promote economic cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean through the Indonesia-Latin America and Caribbean Business Forum (INA-LAC Business Forum) slated for October 14-15, according to an official of the Indonesian Foreign Ministry.
Minister suggests support for firms to invest in Cuba Business

Minister suggests support for firms to invest in Cuba

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has committed close collaboration with the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam to effectively carry out bilateral cooperation activities, contributing to deepening Vietnam – Cuba economic and trade ties.
Thai Binh works to attract big investors in industry Business

Thai Binh works to attract big investors in industry

The northern province of Thai Binh has rolled out policies in promoting the development of the industrial sector at large and supporting industries in particular, with priorities given to garment-textile, mechanics and electrical/electronic devices.