return icon

Meet Vietnam comes to UK’s Nottingham to promote trade, investment

The VN Trade Office in the UK and the British importer of oriental food EUTEK Group has hosted Meet Vietnam in Nottingham to introduce Vietnamese products and promote opportunities for trade and investment between the two sides.
Meet Vietnam comes to UK’s Nottingham to promote trade, investment hinh anh 1
Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long delivers a remark at Meet Vietnam in Nottingham. (Photo: VNA)

The July 1 event attracted officials and enterprises from both sides.

In her remarks, Lord Mayor of Nottingham Wendy Smith described her city as a dynamic economic hub where many Vietnamese people are residing and studying. Nottingham welcomes all Vietnamese companies and investors, she affirmed, hoping that the economic and trade relations between the two sides will grow further in the coming time.

Meet Vietnam comes to UK’s Nottingham to promote trade, investment hinh anh 2
Lord Mayor of Nottingham Wendy Smith speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA)
Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long, for his part, said there is plenty of room for the relations between Vietnam and Nottingham to expand.

Nottingham is home to a large Vietnamese community, and many Vietnamese students are pursuing education at two major universities here – University of Nottingham and Notting Trent University, he said, emphasising that they will act as a bridge to further develop the bilateral partnership.

With enthusiastic support from the government of Nottingham for trade and investment between the two sides and exchanges between their localities, the bilateral cooperation will be taken to the next level in the future, Long said.

Robert Dixon, Head of Business Growth at Nottingham City Council, pledged that Nottingham City Council will do its utmost to support Vietnamese enterprises doing business and investing in the city.

The 2022 Vietnam Goods and Gastronomy Week is underway in Nottingham. On display are wooden furniture and a wide range of food products exported from Vietnam, including coffee, fragrant rice, cashew nut, fresh and dried fruits, canned fruit juices, dried noodles and rice papers./.
Source: VNA



Vietnam to host Mekong Tourism Forum in October

Five different COVID-19 vaccines put through clinical trials

The vaccines include Nanocovax, COVIVAC, ARCT-154, COVID-19 HIPRA and S – 268019.


Ministry proposes keeping COVID-19 in Group A of infectious diseases

Provincial leaders, finance official face disciplinary action

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission held its 18th session in Hanoi from August 10-11 to discuss wrongdoings by several Party bodies and impose disciplinary measures against the officials involved.

Rise of screen time puts children at high risk of social media addiction

The National Children's Hospital has recently received more child patients with mental illnesses attributed to the increased screen time they spent during the COVID-19 pandemic when outdoor physical social activities were limited.

Transport firms continue to reap high profits as ocean rates fall slowly

Sea freight rates are expected to fall in the second half of 2022, but at a glacial pace, allowing transport firms to reap high profits for another six months, according to experts.

Entry policies could be relaxed as tourism authorities seeks visa waivers

In a bid to boost inbound tourism, Vietnam is considering increasing the number of nationalities eligible for visa exemptions.

2G networks to be phased out from end of 2022

Vietnam is expected to phase out 2G networks by the end of this year given the emergence of new mobile technologies like 5G, according to the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Industrial Zone land rents rise as big companies flock to Vietnam

Industrial real estate has shown positive signs after the country began reopening international air routes. However, higher leasing fees are a concern.

Transport ministry clamps down on taxi drivers overcharging at Tan Son Nhat Airport

The Ministry of Transport has announced a plan to strengthen inspection and crack down on taxi drivers' illegal practices, such as enticing passengers, overcharging or refusing to take passengers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City.

Education investment dips increasingly into edtech

Despite the influx of investment and the rapid pace of development, at the moment, there is no specific legal framework for edtech under Vietnamese law.

Automobile sale strongly rebounds in 7 months

Automobile sales in Vietnam posted a month-on-month increase of 20% and a year-on-year surge of 88% in July, the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) reported on August 11.

Authorities warn transport companies on fare prices

Fuel prices have fallen back to the pre-January level, but many transport firms still refuse to adjust their fares, according to authorities.

Hanoi handles over 700 long-stalled projects

Hanoi City has reviewed and handled over 700 long-delayed projects covering a total area of more than 5,000 hectares to speed up the investment in and completion of the projects and avoid a waste of land.

Vietnam to develop game industry: official

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) is developing a strategy with specific goals and norms to develop the game industry, said Le Quang Tu Do, deputy director of the Authority of Broadcasting, Television and Electronic Information.