Forestry product exports rise 11 percent in January Business

Forestry product exports rise 11 percent in January

Forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the same period in 2018, reported the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Italian investors seek to expand operation in Vietnam Business

Italian investors seek to expand operation in Vietnam

More and more Italian firms are intending to move their investment to Vietnam, aiming to turn the country into a gateway for them to enter other Southeast Asian nations, said an expert from the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Icham).
Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU Business

Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU

Vietnam will be able to boost its wood exports when the Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) takes effect.
Vietnam records surplus in trade with Canada Business

Vietnam records surplus in trade with Canada

Trade between Vietnam and Canada in 2018 is estimated at 6.36 billion CAD (4.6 billion USD), up 4.2 percent from the previous year, with the Southeast Asian nation recording a surplus of some 4.34 billion CAD.
CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform Business

CPTPP provides driver of institutional reform

The CPTPP, which officially came into force on December 30, 2018, is expected to provide a push for Vietnam to reform its economic institutions and further improve the business climate to optimize opportunities brought by the deal.
Interior decoration fair opens in HCM City Business

Interior decoration fair opens in HCM City

Ninety five Vietnamese and foreign companies are showcasing their products at the ninth Vietnam Furniture and Furnishing Fair (VIFA Home) that opened in HCM City on November 16.
FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets Business

FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets

Vietnam’s signing of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) with the European Union (EU) will help the country boost wood product exports to not only the EU but also many other markets, according to an official.