Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months Business

Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) said the total export value of textiles, fiber, and cloth reached 25.7 billion USD in the first eight months of the year, up 8.6 percent year on year, including 60.6 percent from foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises.
Exchange rate to be stable in 2019 Business

Exchange rate to be stable in 2019

The Vietnamese Dong would remain stable against the US dollar in the near future, supported by the country’s robust foreign direct investment (FDI), a healthy current account surplus, and by the central bank’s active intervention, experts forecast.
Cargo via Vietnamese seaports hikes in Q1 Business

Cargo via Vietnamese seaports hikes in Q1

Over 128.4 million tonnes of cargo were handled through Vietnam’s seaports in the first quarter of this year, up 7 percent annually, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration (VMA).
Coffee exports rise, but value stagnates Business

Coffee exports rise, but value stagnates

Vietnam exported 1.46 million tonnes of coffee worth 2.77 billion USD in the first three quarters of 2018, an increase of 20.1 percent in volume and 0.4 percent in value compared to the same period last year.
US-China trade war likely to hurt Vietnamese economy Business

US-China trade war likely to hurt Vietnamese economy

The ongoing US-China trade war will greatly impact on the structure of the world economy in the future, causing damage but also generating indirect opportunities for countries where the economy relies heavily on agricultural production like Vietnam.