State budget revenue rises 13.2 percent in six months Business

State budget revenue rises 13.2 percent in six months

About 745.4 trillion VND (32 billion USD) was collected for the State budget in the first half of 2019, equivalent to 52.8 percent of the year’s target and up 13.2 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
EVFTA to boost cashew sector Business

EVFTA to boost cashew sector

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), signed in Hanoi on June 30, is expected to help boost Vietnam’s cashew nut exports.
USAID launches Trade Facilitation Programme Videos

USAID launches Trade Facilitation Programme

U.S. Agency for International Development (or USAID) on July 10 launched its Trade Facilitation Programme in Hanoi. Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attended the launching ceremony.
Cement sector expected to continue growth Business

Cement sector expected to continue growth

The prospects of cement enterprises in the second half of the year will continue to improve, especially during the construction season at the end of the year, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Cement Association (VNCA) Nguyen Quang Cung.
Vietnam, UK hold 7th strategic dialogue Politics

Vietnam, UK hold 7th strategic dialogue

Vietnam and the UK welcomed the sustained progress in their strategic partnership, and stressed support for the rules-based international order, free trade, sustainable economic growth, education and cultural exchanges at their 7th strategic dialogue in London on July 2.
WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to boost exports of MSMEs Business

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to boost exports of MSMEs

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) will help micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) further diversify exports and expand markets, as well as improve GDP growth in Vietnam, experts said at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 13.
Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation Business

Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation

Vietnam’s customs sector will help businesses carry out procedures while implementing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Deputy General Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Duong Thai.