Trade minister fields questions about trade fraud Politics

Trade minister fields questions about trade fraud

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on November 7 cleared up questions raised by National Assembly deputies regarding the aluminum shipment labeled as made-in-Vietnam product and worth 4.3 billion USD to the US by a Chinese-invested business in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing Business

Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing

Since Vietnam received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in October 2017 on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the country has taken various measures to settle the problem and enjoyed positive results.
SMEs fail to make use of plentiful assistance in HCM City Business

SMEs fail to make use of plentiful assistance in HCM City

A number of organisations in Ho Chi Minh City have provided assistance and consultancy for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) while banks have offered them loans on easy terms but they do not make use of either consultancy or loans, heard a conference in the city on October 3.
 MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports Business

MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) late last week informed the Ministry of Finance’s General Department of Customs to accept a new C/O (certificate of origin) form E in accordance with the ASEAN-China Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation.
Real estate M & A attractive to investors Business

Real estate M & A attractive to investors

Investors are looking for industrial and logistics assets via forming joint-ventures with local industrial property developers or purchasing land and operating real estate, according to Jones LaSalle Vietnam Co. Ltd.
Demands for industrial property heat up Business

Demands for industrial property heat up

Vietnam’s industrial zones have been attracting attention from foreign investors thanks to its robust economic growth, abundant workforce, and the signing of various free trade deals which are expected to form a more favourable business climate, according to the latest report from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Bottlenecks in logistics need to be cleared Videos

Bottlenecks in logistics need to be cleared

The logistics sector has long been considered the backbone of trade activities. However in Vietnam, that backbone seems to have a lot of problems. Among which, underdeveloped infrastructure is a major
Kien Giang’s exports fall short of expectation Business

Kien Giang’s exports fall short of expectation

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned over 275 million USD in export revenue in the first half of the year, lagging behind the set target, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.