Q1 rice export outlook remains promising Business

Q1 rice export outlook remains promising

High hopes are pinned on Vietnam’s rice export in the early months of 2021 after the price of its 5-percent broken rice exceeded 500 USD per tone last year, the highest since the end of 2011.
Viettel posts 11.5 billion USD in 2020 revenue Business

Viettel posts 11.5 billion USD in 2020 revenue

The military-run telecommunication group Viettel posed revenue of over 264 trillion VND (11.48 billion USD) in 2020, up 4.4 percent against the previous year and exceeding its yearly plan by 2.4 percent.
Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences Travel

Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences

Nearly 500 representatives from the Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents, the culture and tourism sector, and involved agencies joined the National Travel Agents Forum 2021 held in the northern city of Hai Phong on January 12.
EVFTA - impetus for intensifying Vietnam-Germany trade ties Business

EVFTA - impetus for intensifying Vietnam-Germany trade ties

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier co-chaired the first meeting of the joint committee for economic cooperation between the two countries which took place virtually on January 12.
Opportunities for commodity exports via e-commerce Business

Opportunities for commodity exports via e-commerce

Food, beverages, and agricultural products can be viewed as the commodity groups which have enjoyed robust growth through e-commerce platforms, with each of them anticipated to see plenty of room for further development, heard a workshop in HCM City.
PetroVietnam must continue as role model: PM Business

PetroVietnam must continue as role model: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 11 said the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) needs to remain a role model in expanding markets, optimising opportunities, connecting investment, and reviving growth, among other matters.