Durian prices surge as demand from China jumps (06/02/2023)
Durian prices have tripled to VND150,000-VND190,000 ($6.40-$8.10) per kilogram at southern farms as demand from China has risen.

In search of internal strength (06/02/2023)
Vietnam’s economy still relies heavily on the agro-forestry-fishery sector, as the trade surplus of this group accounted for over 75% of the national figure in 2022.

Vietnam remains third largest seafood supplier to RoK (06/02/2023)
The nation remained the third largest seafood supplier to the Republic of Korea (RoK) last year with the country’s seafood market share as part of the RoK’s total imports reaching 10.2%, according to statistics released by the Korea Customs Service.

Vietnam’s exports to Europe, America: 15 items join US$1 bln export club (06/02/2023)
Vietnam had 15 items earning more than US$1 billion each from exporting to Europe and America in 2022, reported the European-American Market Department, under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam emerges as a new manufacturing hub (03/02/2023)
Vietnam is being recognized by overseas "key figures" due to its strategic position and transportation, cheap manufacturing costs, plentiful and dynamic people resources, and open investment regulations, according to Sputnik.

Canada represents potential market for Vietnamese cinnamon (03/02/2023)
Canada boasts great potential as a market for Vietnamese cinnamon, a product which is expected to account for half of the Canadian market share in the future.

Vietnamese spices removed from EU control lists (03/02/2023)
Spices removed are coriander, basil, mint, and parsley.

Vietnam posts trade surplus exceeding $100bln with Americas (03/02/2023)
Export revenue to Americas hits $128.2 billion.

Garment, footwear exports to hit US$80 billion by 2025 (02/02/2023)
Vietnam’s textile, garment and footwear makers aim to achieve a combined export value of US$77-US$80 billion in 2025 and US$106-US$108 billion in 2030, according to the strategy for the development of Vietnam’s textile and footwear industries.

Vietnamese IT firm expands its first footprint in US market (02/02/2023)
Vietnamese IT firm Rikkeisoft expanded its first footprint in the United States on February 1, by opening RKTech, a US company which is 100% owned by Rikkeisoft.

FDI to Vietnam’s real estate rises by over 70% in 2022 (06/02/2023)
Vietnam’s real estate market continues to show strong appeal to foreign investors despite global economic difficulties.

Vietnam attracts US$1.69 billion in foreign investment in January (06/02/2023)
Vietnam lured US$1.69 billion worth of foreign investment in the first month of 2023, down 19.8 percent year-on-year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Vietnam’s food and beverage industry to do well this year despite modest economy (06/02/2023)
The food and beverage market is forecast to grow by over 18 per cent this year to VND720 trillion (US$31 billion).

World’s leading hotel groups to double down on investment in Vietnam (06/02/2023)
Accor Vietnam and IHG Hotels & Resorts – the world’s leading hotel businesses operating in Vietnam announced that they intend to double the number of international-standard hotels in the Southeast Asian nation in the next five years.

Over $27bln of public investment capital allocated in January (03/02/2023)
Sum equivalent to 90.32% of target set by Prime Minister.

Vietnam has potential to lure $38 billion in FDI in 2023 (03/02/2023)
Vietnam is likely to attract $36-38 billion in foreign direct investment this year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Economic growth and market upgrade to draw capital (03/02/2023)
The prospect of economic growth and market upgradation is the driving force to attract cash flow into the stock market.

Vietnam among top 10 best places to go for budget honeymoon (02/02/2023)
The nation has been listed among the top 10 best places to go for a budget honeymoon in 2023 by prestigious global travel website Lonely Planet.

PM: Estimated $21bln needed to develop expressways (02/02/2023)
Investment in developing transport infrastructure a top priority in 2023.

Vietnam licenses 153 FDI projects in January (02/02/2023)
New projects have total capital of $1.2 billion.