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Rice exports enjoy opportunities for breakthrough in 2021icon
BUSINESS15/02/20210

Rice exports enjoy opportunities for breakthrough in 2021

High hopes are pinned on Vietnam’s rice exports in 2021 when major export markets such as the Philippines and Africa continue to sign contracts to buy rice from Vietnam, 

 
Vietnamese economy tipped to bounce back in 2021icon

Vietnamese economy tipped to bounce back in 2021

BUSINESS
19/01/2021

Many economists have said the Vietnamese economy is set to speed up this year.

List of FTAs joined by Vietnam as of December 2020icon

List of FTAs joined by Vietnam as of December 2020

BUSINESS
16/01/2021

List of FTAs joined by Vietnam as of December 2020 in which Vietnam has joined cover most continents. They comprise nearly 60 economies which altogether make up ~90% global GDP.

Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020icon

Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020

BUSINESS
03/01/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a heavy impact on every aspect of life in 2020, and the global economy had been especially hard hit. 

FTAs help attract more foreign investors to Vietnamicon

FTAs help attract more foreign investors to Vietnam

BUSINESS
17/09/2020

Free trade agreements (FTAs) that Vietnam has signed with its partners have been an important factor attracting foreign investments to the country.

Fabric production an issue for Vietnam's textile industryicon

Fabric production an issue for Vietnam's textile industry

BUSINESS
03/07/2020

Fabric production is a challenge for Vietnam's textile and garment industry when it comes to free trade agreements (FTAs) requirements on product origin.

EVFTA will broaden skies for aviation across Vietnamicon

EVFTA will broaden skies for aviation across Vietnam

BUSINESS
03/07/2020

Never-before-seen activities in Vietnam’s aviation sphere are expected to come to EU businesses soon on the back of the landmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.

EVFTA’s openness poses challenges for Vietnamese retailersicon

EVFTA’s openness poses challenges for Vietnamese retailers

BUSINESS
12/06/2020

Even as the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which will take effect from August 1, 2020, promises to bring about tremendous opportunities for businesses and consumers of both sides, 

Enjoying incentives, prices of domestically-produced cars to declineicon

Enjoying incentives, prices of domestically-produced cars to decline

BUSINESS
08/06/2020

The Government’s decision to offer a zero-import tax rate on automobile components opens significant opportunities for the local industry to lower prices, enhance competitiveness and promote consumption.

Utilisation of EVFTA requires strict clarityicon

Utilisation of EVFTA requires strict clarity

BUSINESS
29/05/2020

The upcoming bilateral free trade between Vietnam and the EU may be a tough nut to crack unless the country can make thorough preparations for fulfilling commitments in the deal to further its trade and investment with the bloc.

Local fertiliser industry to benefit from EVFTAicon

Local fertiliser industry to benefit from EVFTA

BUSINESS
23/04/2020

Free trade agreements (FTA), including the latest one signed between Viet Nam and the EU, will benefit the domestic fertiliser sector, with more diverse import and export markets, experts said.

Vietnam remains attractive destination to investorsicon

Vietnam remains attractive destination to investors

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

With COVID-19 and trade tensions driving the shift of production lines from China to Southeast Asia, Vietnam, in particular, seems to have emerged as an attractive destination for investors and manufacturers alike, experts have predicted.

Vietnamese economy stays resilient to external shocks: WBicon

Vietnamese economy stays resilient to external shocks: WB

BUSINESS
31/03/2020

While Vietnam remains significantly exposed to the COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing turbulence in the global financial markets, its economy stays resilient to external shocks in the first few months of 2020, according to the World Bank (WB).

Rosy signs show bright prospect for rice exporticon

Rosy signs show bright prospect for rice export

BUSINESS
16/03/2020

Vietnam is enjoying strong growth in both rice export volume and value, and more export chances are still ahead as some FTAs have come into force and consumers around the globe are boosting purchase to ensure food security.

Vietnam’s garment-textile expects boom in 2020icon

Vietnam’s garment-textile expects boom in 2020

BUSINESS
10/02/2020

Vietnam’s garment-textile sector is expected to make breakthroughs in 2020 thanks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Fruit exporters eye Vietnamese marketicon

Fruit exporters eye Vietnamese market

BUSINESS
30/01/2020

With a growing middle class and high GDP growth, Vietnam has become an ideal market for foreign fruit exporters, experts have said.

Complying with origin rules critical for garment exportsicon

Complying with origin rules critical for garment exports

BUSINESS
23/01/2020

To take advantage of free trade agreements and expand exports, meeting rules of origin is crucial for the garment and textile sector, industry insiders have said.

Origin fraud hurts Vietnamese steel in the long runicon

Origin fraud hurts Vietnamese steel in the long run

BUSINESS
05/01/2020

International free trade agreements have opened up unprecedented opportunities for Vietnamese steelmakers with the industry forecast to see robust growth.