PM orders removal of bottlenecks for border trade Business

PM orders removal of bottlenecks for border trade

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 12 order the removal of bottlenecks for export-import activities and trading of goods in border regions in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the new strain of coronavirus Covid-19.
Vinalines to have new brand name in Q2 Business

Vinalines to have new brand name in Q2

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will organise its general shareholders’ meeting in Quarter 2, officially changing its trading name to Vietnam Maritime Corporation (VIMC).
Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau licenses nine projects Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau licenses nine projects

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on February 14 handed over nine investment licences worth over 9.9 trillion VND (425.7 million USD) and nearly 163 million USD to investors.
VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour Business

VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said a delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries visited Hanoi and coastal provinces from October 28 to November 2 to examine Vietnam’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).
Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management   Business

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Waterway transport needs investment Business

Waterway transport needs investment

A lack of investment in inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Vietnam’s logistics sector heavily dependent on more expensive road transport.