Export growth rate projected to reach 6-7% annually in 2021-2030 Business

InfographicExport growth rate projected to reach 6-7% annually in 2021-2030

A strategy to 2030 sets sustainable targets with a balanced import-export structure in order to sharpen competitive edge and bolster brand development for Vietnamese products. The idea behind the plan is to raise Vietnam’s position in the global supply chain and serve as momentum for sustainable economic development. The target has been set at an average export growth rate of 6-7% to 2030.
Former TISCO leader faces up to 11 years in jail Society

Former TISCO leader faces up to 11 years in jail

A prison term of 10-11 years has been proposed for Tran Trong Mung, former General Director of the Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel JSC (TISCO), with the main role in wrongdoings at the company, during the ongoing first-instance trial held by the Hanoi People’s Court.
Thua Thien-Hue urged to boost green, sustainable development Politics

Thua Thien-Hue urged to boost green, sustainable development

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a working session with leaders of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 17, where she highly evaluated the encouraging outcomes in the province’s efforts to boost green and sustainable economic development.
China eyes stronger agricultural cooperation with Can Tho Business

China eyes stronger agricultural cooperation with Can Tho

China wants to step up agricultural cooperation with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, especially for major farm produce like rice and fruits, in order to raise the efficiency of the rural economy, Chinese Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Wu Jun said on June 24.
Mekong Delta city to develop logistics network Business

Mekong Delta city to develop logistics network

The establishment of a logistics centre in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will make active contributions to stable and sustainable economic development in the region, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam said at a workshop held in the city on February 20.
Business forum to promote sustainable economic development Business

Business forum to promote sustainable economic development

The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018 will focus on measures to practically and effectively support enterprises towards promoting economic development in a rapid and sustainable manner in connection with environmental protection, according to Vu Tien Loc, co-chair of the forum.
HCM City innovation, startup week 2018 launched Sci-Tech

HCM City innovation, startup week 2018 launched

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam launched the Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup, and Entrepreneurship Week 2018 (WHISE 2018), the city’s largest event in innovation, science-technology, and startups, on October 18.
Can Tho, Indonesia look to boost coordination Business

Can Tho, Indonesia look to boost coordination

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a working session with Indonesian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Hanif Salim on October 4 to discuss the prospect of multifaceted cooperation in the near future.
An Giang requested to promote sustainable economic development Politics

An Giang requested to promote sustainable economic development

President Tran Dai Quang has urged authorities of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang to focus on improving the quality of infrastructure planning for socio-economic and urban development, and effectively mobilising and using resources to promote its rapid and sustainable economic development.
Report: Positive outlook for FMCG sector Business

Report: Positive outlook for FMCG sector

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are expected to have another year of strong growth in 2018 and rise 6-7 percent over the preceding year, according to a Kantar Worldpanel report on Vietnam FMCG market.