Two furniture fairs open in HCM City Business

Two furniture fairs open in HCM City

A wide range of outdoor and indoor furniture, handicrafts and household appliances are on display at the 2019 Vietnam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
Vietnam's demand for machinery to keep growing Business

Vietnam's demand for machinery to keep growing

Vietnam’s machinery and equipment market has achieved solid growth in recent years and the momentum is expected to continue, making the country increasingly attractive to foreign investors, experts have said.
EU programme supports Laos’ export World

EU programme supports Laos’ export

Laos and the European Union (EU) on September 9 made a major step forward in bolstering trade and investment with the ARISE Plus-Laos programme with a total budget of 5 million EUR.
Thua Thien-Hue: Wood exports soar 40 percent Business

Thua Thien-Hue: Wood exports soar 40 percent

Thua Thien-Hue province’s export revenue of wood and wooden products in the first half surged 40 percent year-on-year to nearly 60 million USD, according to the local Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam, Latvia seek ways to enhance ties Politics

Vietnam, Latvia seek ways to enhance ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics discussed measures to promote relations between Vietnam and Latvia during their talks in Hanoi on July 17.
Industrial, economic zones attract 8.7 billion USD in FDI in H1 Business

Industrial, economic zones attract 8.7 billion USD in FDI in H1

Vietnam’s industrial and economic zones attracted 340 foreign-invested projects with a total newly-registered capital of 8.7 billion USD in the first six months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zone Management Department.
EVFTA to sustainably boost Vietnam’s wood exports to EU Business

EVFTA to sustainably boost Vietnam’s wood exports to EU

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost all goods, including wood and timber products. It is expected to give Vietnamese wood exporters better market access and more opportunities to expand their business.
US – important market of Vietnam’s wood processing industry Business

US – important market of Vietnam’s wood processing industry

The United States (US) is a leading important market of the Vietnamese wood processing industry, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan affirmed at the Southeast Asia Convention held by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) in Hanoi on June 25.
Binh Duong prioritises local supporting industry Business

Binh Duong prioritises local supporting industry

The southern province of Binh Duong is facilitating the development of supporting industries in order to meet local production needs and reduce reliance on imports, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnamese, Swedish PMs hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Swedish PMs hold talks

Vietnam always treasures its traditional friendship with Sweden and wants to further strengthen bilateral ties in diverse areas, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven during their talks in Stockholm on May 27.