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The Vietnamese Embassy in the United States has recently participated in the Winter International Exhibition in a bid to promote Vietnamese culture to international friends.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Vietnam as the 67th most competitive economy in its latest report released on October 9.
Disbursement of foreign direct investment saw a positive yearly increase of 7 percent to nearly $12 billion in the first eight months of this year, despite a fall in new FDI registered in Vietnam.
The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea.
Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem won the World Open chess tournament which concluded in Philadelphia, the US, on July 7.
The freshly-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will help the Vietnamese steel sector expand export markets in Europe, industry insiders said.
VietNamNet Bridge - Investments from the US and EU bring modern technologies and high economic efficiency as their projects are in the fields of renewable energy, IT, education, healthcare, service, finance & banking, transport and tourism.
US investors poured $10 billion worth of FDI (foreign direct investment) into Vietnam by October 2017, becoming the ninth largest foreign investor in Vietnam among 128 countries and territories, according to FIA (Foreign Investment Agency).
VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts say that Vietnamese catfish exporters are willing to ‘fight to the death’, but they refuse to band together to discuss solutions to settle common problems.
Vietnamese consultancy firms are now advising wealthy Vietnamese to apply for citizenship in countries which have more open regulations, especially in Europe.
VietNamNet Bridge - In 2015, Vietnam exported $6.9 billion worth of wooden furniture products, an increase of 10.7 percent over 2014, turning Vietnam into the fourth biggest wooden furniture exporter in the world after China, Germany and Italia.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam is now exporting more high value products instead of raw materials to the U.S. market.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese exporters continue to sell catfish at low prices to maintain their edge as the world's top catfish exporter.
VietNamNet Bridge - After obtaining a passport to choosy markets like the US for some types of fruits, Vietnam is now targeting the EU, Canada, ASEAN, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and South America.
VietNamNet Bridge - US capital continues flowing into Vietnam in anticipation of the opportunities to be brought by TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and other free trade agreements (FTAs).
BKAV, the manufacturer of BPhone, a 100 percent Vietnam-made smartphone, is moving ahead with its plan to export BPhones, ignoring doubts that a Vietnam-made high-tech product can be sold in the world market.