Vietnam exports $4.8 billion into EU after the effect of EVFTA (16/04/2021)
After the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) came into effect last August, Vietnam's export value to the EU has increased 18 per cent on-year in the first three months this year. The total export turnover to the EU was estimated at nearly $4.8 billion over the last eight months.

Efforts to stimulate domestic consumer market continue as pandemic threatens exports (16/04/2021)
Many provinces and cities have launched programmes this year to promote local consumer demand to support businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect exports.

Thai investors scaling up presence with raft of activities (16/04/2021)
Thai investors are banking on the promising future of the Vietnamese market, with several large conglomerates further increasing their foothold in the country.

Japanese pin hopes on Vietnam’s market (16/04/2021)
New Japanese joint ventures in Vietnam are providing the evidence that Vietnam is becoming a haven for trusting investments as the globe attempts to fight out of the pandemic recessions.

Vietnam, Singapore beef up investment links in industry (16/04/2021)
A forum to promote investment in industries in Vietnam was held online on April 15 within the framework of the Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2021) in Singapore.

From manufacturing to retail: Japanese investors’ appetite in Vietnam sees shift (16/04/2021)
Japanese companies are eyeing the retail sector in Vietnam, hoping to take advantage of a growing middle class and rising incomes.

Surpassing Thailand, Vietnamese rice ranks first in world on price (15/04/2021)
Overcoming Thailand and India, Vietnamese rice ranked first in the world on average selling price, which in the first quarter was US$547 per ton, up 18.6% year on year.

Japan's Ube Construction Materials forms sales unit in Vietnam (15/04/2021)
Japan's Ube Construction Materials Co. has set up a subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City to sell waterproof agents and other construction materials in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.

Vietnam Furniture Matching Week kicks off in HCM City (15/04/2021)
The Vietnam Furniture Matching Week, held by the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA), kicked off in the southern city on April 14.

Hoa Phat becomes Vietnam’s biggest steelmaker (15/04/2021)
The Hoa Phat Group has surpassed Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh to become Vietnam’s largest steel producer after it produced 2 million tonnes of crude steel in the first quarter of this year, a 60 percent increase year-on-year.

Financial discipline and commitment to build strong national capacity priorities in new role: Finance minister (15/04/2021)
The newly appointed Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc talks on the priorities in his new role, including developing strong national financial capacity.

Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong plans billion-dollar IPO in the US (15/04/2021)
Vingroup’s billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong is taking an unexpected step entering the world's largest electric car market.

Green bonds can help VN achieve climate goals: experts (15/04/2021)
Green bonds are an innovative tool to mobilise financing from the private sector to scale up and achieve national climate plans, said Vũ Chí Dũng, director of the International Co-operation Department of the State Securities Commission (SSC).

Key export sectors the target of M&As by foreign investors (15/04/2021)
Several of Vietnam’s key export sectors, such as textile-garment, leather-footwear, and electronics have become magnets for merger and acquisition (M&As) activities, posing a risk of leading enterprises in those sectors being purchased by foreign investors.

HCM City tightens pandemic prevention measures at border with Cambodia (14/04/2021)
The chairman of HCM City People’s Committee has called for stricter implementation of anti-pandemic measures at the border with Cambodia as the number of COVID-19 cases there is surging, which could lead to the collapse of that country’s healthcare system as warned by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Enterprises need to accelarate restructuring and increase resilience (14/04/2021)
Trần Thanh Hải, Deputy Director of the Import and Export Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade), talks to the People's Army newspaper about how businesses should be prepared to adapt to the new situation as the COVID-19 pandemic has seriously affected import and export activitie

Automobile sales up 36 percent in Q1 (14/04/2021)
The Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) announced on April 13 that its members sold a total of 70,952 vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, a year-on-year surge of 36 percent.

Exports, imports via Lao Cai int’l border gate soar 75 percent (14/04/2021)
The export and import of goods and services via the Lao Cai international border gate stood at nearly 950 million USD in the first quarter of this year, up 75 percent year-on-year.

Market reverses course, but losses capped by gains in real estate stocks (14/04/2021)
Việt Nam's stock market edged lower on Tuesday as selling pressure reappeared in many sectors.

New stock trading accounts hit record high in March (14/04/2021)
Securities companies registered 113,875 new domestic trading accounts in March, breaking the record set in January of 86,107, according to the Việt Nam Securities Depository (VSD).