Vietnamese businesses set mixed targets Business

Vietnamese businesses set mixed targets

After performing well last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have prepared new plans for 2021. While some firms, such as GELEX, have doubled their targeted profits, others which reported good results in 2020 have lowered their expectations.
Labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator is groundless: Experts Business

Labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator is groundless: Experts

The US Treasury Department’s labelling of Vietnam as a currency manipulator is groundless and certainly significantly affects the psychology of the Vietnamese business community, especially those operating in the import and export field, according to Hoang Quang Phong, Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Steel exports surge in November Business

Steel exports surge in November

Steel exports in November surged 21.52 percent month on month and 40 percent year on year, reaching more than 478,300 tonnes, reported the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).
Malaysia to get benefits from RCEP World

Malaysia to get benefits from RCEP

Malaysia will benefit from its participation in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) as it enhances economic integration and facilitation between ASEAN countries and their dialogue partners, namely China, Japan, the Republic of Koreas, Australia, and New Zealand.
Vietnam, RoK agree on cumulation of origin of textile materials Business

Vietnam, RoK agree on cumulation of origin of textile materials

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) recently signed an exchange letter on the implementation of the cumulation of origin of textile between the two nations under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
Indonesia sets goal to vaccinate 75 million people against COVID-19 World

Indonesia sets goal to vaccinate 75 million people against COVID-19

Indonesia’s Ministry of State-owned Enterprises (BUMN) is targeting to supply non-subsidised vaccines to 75 million people within the next eight or nine months, said BUMN Minister and Chief Executive of the Committee for Handling COVID-19 and Economic Recovery (KPCPEN) Erick Thohir.
Thais to get first COVID-19 vaccination shots by mid-2021 World

Thais to get first COVID-19 vaccination shots by mid-2021

Thai people will get their first jabs of COVID-19 vaccine developed by the UK’s AstraZeneca and University of Oxford by mid-2021 at the earliest, said Nakhon Premsri, Director of the National Vaccine Institute (NVI) of Thailand.
Construction materials market flourishes again Business

Construction materials market flourishes again

After a gloomy period due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction materials market in HCM City started to flourish again in the third quarter as the peak construction season began and demand from some export markets recovered.
Vietnam needs seafood solutions Business

Vietnam needs seafood solutions

Vietnam needs to strengthen measures to achieve the sustainable development of seafood exports to the EU market, especially after the EVFTA comes into effect, according to experts.
Wood industry regains growth momentum Business

Wood industry regains growth momentum

Despite a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national wood sector looks set to achieve its export turnover target of 12 billion USD, and some wood processing businesses have so many orders while they are in short of workers to complete them, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vietforest).