Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
Firms have high hopes on EVFTA Business

Firms have high hopes on EVFTA

Vietnamese businesses are having high hopes for bigger market shares in the European Union (EU) thanks to the bilateral free trade agreement (EVFTA) signed recently.
Firms urged to be more active under FTAs’ pressure Business

Firms urged to be more active under FTAs’ pressure

The participation in new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) has proved to be a driving force for exports but also posed challenges for Vietnamese firms in meeting importers’ requirements and competing with foreign rivals right in the domestic market.
FDI firms in south gear up for CPTPP Business

FDI firms in south gear up for CPTPP

Foreign-invested companies in the southern region are speeding up investments and preparing for opportunities as Vietnam is poised to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Tran-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
WEF ASEAN: Asia has strong fundamentals World

WEF ASEAN: Asia has strong fundamentals

Asia has strong fundamentals for long-term growth despite trade tensions, dollar strengthening and demographic challenges casting a shadow on the outlook for strong global growth.
Mitsubishi Motors to build second plant in Vietnam Business

Mitsubishi Motors to build second plant in Vietnam

Vietnam welcomes Mitsubishi Motors’ plan to build its second plant in the country, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue while receiving the group’s Executive Vice President Kozo Shiraji in Hanoi on January 15.
Ministry forecasts demand for cars to boom in 2020 Business

Ministry forecasts demand for cars to boom in 2020

The average income per capita in Vietnam will reach about 3,000 USD in 2020 and the demand for cars will boom, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s (MoIT) forecast presented at a seminar in Hanoi on October 12.
Northern industry, trade sectors forge links Business

Northern industry, trade sectors forge links

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) held a workshop in the northern province of Ninh Binh on October 6 to seek broader links between trade sectors in 28 northern cities and provinces.