Vietnam has room to climb up global value chains despite COVID-19 Business

Vietnam has room to climb up global value chains despite COVID-19

Though Vietnam has done exceptionally well in quickly containing COVID-19, the pandemic has taken unprecedented toll on its economy. However, it is notable room for the country to further accelerate reforms and climb up global value chain to meet its long-term development goals, heard at a forum on September 29.
Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020 Business

Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020

With its outstanding achievements over the past three decades, Vietnam is a development success story and continues to perform well even in the pandemic on a range of indicators, including trade, growth and human capital, Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank, has said.
Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2020 opens Business

Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2020 opens

Vietnam will focus on solutions to spur growth towards sustainability amidst the impact of COVID-19 during the 2021-2025 period, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said on September 29.
Fruit exporters seek new markets to survive pandemic Business

Fruit exporters seek new markets to survive pandemic

Chanh Thu Fruit Import and Export Company Limited in Ben Tre province continues to operate normally despite the resurgence of COVID-19 since it has shifted to new export markets instead of overly depending on traditional ones like China.
Companies urged to build farm produce brands: Workshop Business

Companies urged to build farm produce brands: Workshop

Vietnamese enterprises need to improve quality and build a brand for the country’s farm produce as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) creates a huge opportunity to bolster the exportation of goods and farm produce to Europe, a heard workshop in HCM City on July 24.
Ministry promotes technology transfer Business

Ministry promotes technology transfer

The Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) under the Ministry of Science and Technology is implementing programmes to help domestic firms find strategic partners in technology, finance and trade.
EVFTA poses challenges to Vietnamese agricultural products Videos

EVFTA poses challenges to Vietnamese agricultural products

Since the EVTFA was approved, experts have been analysing the opportunities for Vietnam to penetrate deeper into the high-value foreign markets. However, the implementation of the deal also poses many challenges to Vietnamese agricultural products. Besides strict standards from the European Union market, competitive pressure in the domestic market is also a big issue.
EABC 2020 to promote development of MSMEs Business

EABC 2020 to promote development of MSMEs

Many initiatives will be offered to foster cooperation among regional businesses towards further promoting trade and investment exchange after Vietnam takes over the chairmanship of the EABC in 2020.
Thai Nguyen festival honours tea processing industry Culture - Sports

Thai Nguyen festival honours tea processing industry

The 4th Thai Nguyen – Vietnam Tea Festival will be organised in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on April 17-19 to promote Vietnamese tea products, honour villages, producers and the tea processing industry as well as introduced local tea to domestic and international market.
Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night Politics

Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night

A cultural exchange night between Vietnam and Japan took place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on January 12 with the attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan Nikai Toshihiro.