Business

Vietnam steps up trade promotions in Africa

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will carry out a series of extensive programmes to penetrate deeper into the African market in an effort to achieve a 20 percent growth in export turnover to the continent in 2011.
Business

Handicrafts eye post-crisis opportunities

The Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association of HCM City will help its members capitalise on post-crisis opportunities to boost exports and expand their domestic market, its chairman has said.
Business

Purchasing power rises sharply

The domestic market has incredible growth this year, especially as industrial production and exports faced many obstacles, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s domestic market management team.

The national purchasing power this year increased by 30 percent against last year due to trade promotion and discount programmes at the year end in supermarkets and trading centres as well as other domestic trade promotion programmes related to Vietnamese goods, the team said.
Business

Top 200 companies earn Golden Stars

Two hundred top companies will be recognised in the seventh annual Vietnam Golden Star Awards in a ceremony in Hanoi next week, Vietnam Young Business Association vice chairman and general secretary Nguyen Manh Cuong announced in a press conference in Hanoi on Aug. 26.
Business

Local businesses get help to sell on domestic market

The Industry and Trade Ministry has approved over 37 billion VND (over 2 million USD) to help businesses boost the consumption of goods in the domestic market as exports are facing difficulties due to the global economic crisis.