Ho Chi Minh City lures $900 million in FDI in first four months (14/05/2024)
In the first four months of 2024, a total of $915.6 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital flowed into Ho Chi Minh City, down 6.5 per cent against the same period last year.

Vietnam’s textile sector brings in $37 billion in FDI (14/05/2024)
Over $37 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) has flowed into Vietnam’s textile and garment sector, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS).

Ho Chi Minh City needs nearly $35 billion for 10 metro lines (14/05/2024)
The southern city wants to build 10 metro lines by 2060, over 510km in length, and with a total investment of nearly $34.5 billion.

Aquatic exports rebound in April (14/05/2024)
Key Vietnamese aquatic exports such as shrimp and Tra fish (pangasius) saw robust growth in April, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

SK Group breaks ground on $500 million biodegradable materials plant (13/05/2024)
South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate, SK Group, started construction on a $500 million biodegradable materials plant in Haiphong.

Important trends emerge in Vietnam’s investment landscape (13/05/2024)
Several important trends emerged in Vietnam’s investment landscape last year, including high-tech sectors, surging investment from China, and comprehensive cooperation with Japan in all fields, according to the recently released 2023 Report on Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) and Provincial Green Index (PGI).

Garment makers confident to beat US$44 bln export target for 2022 (13/05/2024)
The garment industry says its goal of earning US$44 billion from exports this year is likely to be within reach as many garment makers have secured export orders till the end of the third quarter, plus sound performance in the first quarter.

Durian exported to China does not contain excessive cadmium levels: test results (13/05/2024)
Vietnamese durian exported to China does not have excessive cadmium content, confirmed the Plant Protection Department, citing the results of all relevant sample tests.

Aquatic exports rebound in April (13/05/2024)
Key Vietnamese aquatic exports such as shrimp and Tra fish (pangasius) saw robust growth in April, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam outstanding export products fair opens in HCM City (10/05/2024)
The Vietnam Outstanding Export Products Fair or HCM City Export 2024 opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 8 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Vietnam - Laos trade turnover up by 12% in Q1 (10/05/2024)
Vietnam’s trade turnover with Laos trade turnover during the first quarter of the year surged by 12% against the same period from last year to reach more than US$476 million, according to statistics released by Vietnam Trade Office in Laos.

US considers upgrading economic assessment of Vietnam (10/05/2024)
The United States Department of Commerce heard testimony on May 8 regarding whether or not to designate Vietnam as a "market economy”, gathering responses from many experts.

Vietnam well-placed to benefit from shifting FDI (10/05/2024)
Amidst evolving supply chain dynamics and intense investing competition, Vietnam continues to emerge as a key player in the Southeast Asian arena. Talking to VIR’s Luu Huong, head of Wholesale Banking at HSBC Vietnam Ahmed Yeganeh shed light on strategies for Vietnam to enhance its appeal for high-calibre foreign investments and bolster labour productivity.

Obvious changes in investment environment (09/05/2024)
The investment environment in some provinces and cities has improved significantly. Many administrative procedures, especially those related to businesses and investment have been simplified to help shorten processing time.

Italy launches US$1.3 billion investment package for Vietnam (09/05/2024)
SACE, Italy’s state-owned insurance and financial group, has unveiled a US$1.3 billion aid package aimed at supporting Italian businesses in Vietnam.

US ends investigation into product scope of steel wheels from Vietnam (09/05/2024)
The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued a notice terminating the investigation into the product scope of steel wheels imported from Vietnam, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam (TRAV).