Vietnam, Nigeria seek stronger investment, trade ties Business

Vietnam, Nigeria seek stronger investment, trade ties

There is great potential for trade cooperation between Vietnam and Nigeria and investment in many sectors like agriculture, agricultural processing, garment, footwear, mining, and production of construction materials, a forum heard in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16.
Visit to give momentum to Vietnam-Romania relations Politics

Visit to give momentum to Vietnam-Romania relations

The long-standing friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Romania are set to be further intensified through the official visit to the European nation from April 14 to 16 by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Exports help push up trade surplus in first quarter Business

Exports help push up trade surplus in first quarter

Improved exports in March helped Vietnam gain a trade surplus of 536 million USD in the first quarter after running deficits in the first two months, the latest update from the General Statistics Office (GSO) revealed.
Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest Environment

Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered tightening the control of changes in the use of forests while strictly enforcing the closure of natural forests at a conference of the steering committee for sustainable development of the forestry sector.
Paper industry needs plans to sprout Videos

Paper industry needs plans to sprout

The paper industry contributes about 1.5 percent to the country’s gross domestic product. However, the sector has not developed a growth strategy. This lack of development plans has led to imbalanced
2018 a successful year for wood industry Business

2018 a successful year for wood industry

2018 was a successful year for the wood industry, with the export of wood products earning the country over 8.9 billion USD (not including non-wood forestry products), up 14.5 percent from the previous year.
Non-wood furniture exports on the rise Business

Non-wood furniture exports on the rise

Vietnam is current the top exporter of wood and furniture in Southeast Asia, the second biggest in Asia and the fifth in the world, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Canada marks launch of CPTPP World

Canada marks launch of CPTPP

Canada’s Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne attended a ceremony in Vancouver on February 11 to mark the coming into force of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).