IFC, HDBank in tie-up to help SMEs scale up finance, enter global supply chains Business

IFC, HDBank in tie-up to help SMEs scale up finance, enter global supply chains

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) signed a memorandum of understanding on May 11 to become strategic partners for helping small and medium enterprises scale up finance and participate in global supply chains, including high-tech agricultural chains.
Vietnam on world’s top 5 in global trade connectedness Business

Vietnam on world’s top 5 in global trade connectedness

Vietnam was listed on the world’s top 5 countries in global trade connectedness, according to the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2021 (GCI 2021) report which was jointly released by the US New York University Stern School of Business and Germany-based DHL Logistics Company.
Vietnam achieves outstanding economic results during 2016-2020 Business

Vietnam achieves outstanding economic results during 2016-2020

Vietnam attained impressive achievements across economy, investment as well as international trade during 2016-2020 period thanks to drastic direction of the Prime Minister as well as joint efforts of competent ministries and sectors, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh has said.
Vietnam placed fifth in global trade connectedness in 2019 Business

Vietnam placed fifth in global trade connectedness in 2019

Vietnam was ranked fifth in terms of global trade connectedness last year, up five places from the previous ranking in 2017, according to a report jointly released by the US’s New York University Stern School of Business and logistics giant DHL.
Australian minister highlights significance of RCEP amid global trade uncertainty World

Australian minister highlights significance of RCEP amid global trade uncertainty

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham has recently emphasised the importance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which is expected to be signed on November 15 between 10 ASEAN countries and China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), New Zealand and Australia.
Mekong sub-region countries, RoK enhance ties amid COVID-19 World

Mekong sub-region countries, RoK enhance ties amid COVID-19

Five Mekong sub-region nations and the Republic of Korea (RoK), on September 29, called for joint efforts to restore and promote global trade plagued by the coronavirus pandemic and to secure fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
Indonesia export-import revenue plummets in July World

Indonesia export-import revenue plummets in July

A Reuters poll announced on August 14 showed that Indonesia’s exports and imports may have plummeted in July, following an improvement a month prior, with global trade still reeling under the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.