Experts discuss measures to improve business environment

A conference was held in Hanoi on January 21 to discuss measures to improve the domestic business environment and competitiveness of the economy as well as orientations for the next... Read more »

Rice exports to Philippines surpass 1-billion-USD mark

The Philippines was the top importer of Vietnamese rice in 2020, purchasing 2.22 million tonnes worth 1.06 billion USD, a year-on-year surge of 4 percent in volume and 19.3 percent... Read more »

Laos – Vietnam Cooperation Committee opens official portal

The official portal of the Laos – Vietnam Cooperation Committee was put into operation at a ceremony in Vientiane on January 21. Read more »

Reference exchange rate continues downward trend

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,137 VND per USD on January 22, down 7 VND from the previous day. Read more »

Robust economic pickup to drive stronger credit growth in 2021

Real estate sales will be another key driver of credit growth, as apartment supply and sales are likely to pick up in 2021. Read more »

Leading taxi firm posts first ever annual loss

Vinasun, Vietnam’s second largest taxi firm, reported its first ever accumulated loss of VND211 billion ($9.15 million) last year. Read more »

Vietnam a global bright spot in electronics production

Vietnam stands to benefit from its emergence as a global bright spot in electronics production with some index scores exceeding China and India. Read more »

Counterfeit money transactions rampant before Tet

Counterfeit money transactions have become more rampant as the Lunar New Year or Tet Holiday nears. It is quite easy to see the information about the sale of counterfeit banknotes... Read more »

Vietnam to export swiftlet nests to China in Q1 2021

Bird's nests are mainly exported by local companies, marking an estimated value of about US$100-125 million per year. Read more »

Deputy PM urges state-run firm Vinacomin to speed up privatization

Vinacomin’s main objective is to ensure sufficient supply of coal to meet market demand for consumption and electricity production, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has said. Read more »

Vietnam gov’t to facilitate digitalization among local firms

The programme, funded by USAID via LinkSME project, is expected to help employers and employees grasp business opportunities from digitalization. Read more »

Vietnamese, Indian pharmaceutical firms have great opportunities in Vietnam

Experts have pointed out lots of opportunities for Vietnamese and Indian enterprises in the pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam. Read more »