Big opportunities for VN’s rice exports in 2024 (05/03/2024)
Positive prospects are forecast for Vietnam’s rice export in 2024, with bright signs in both market and price.

Export orders on the rise as factories upgrade to compete (05/03/2024)
Along with more positive demand from global markets, export production at construction sites, factories, and enterprises in Vietnam has been looking up since the Lunar New Year break concluded.

State budget revenue from exports-imports down 2.4% in two months (05/03/2024)
The State budget revenue from export-import activities in the first two months of this year reached VNĐ56.42 trillion (US$2.35 billion), or 15% of the estimate, down 2.4% year on year, reported the General Department of Customs on March 4.

Uruguayan press impressed by Vietnam’s export growth (05/03/2024)
El Popular, the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party of Uruguay, has expressed admiration for Vietnam’s export growth in January, which surged by 42% compared to the same period in 2023.

Deep processing increases agricultural product export value: experts (04/03/2024)
As Vietnam aims for higher export value and new records in export turnover of key agricultural products in 2024, experts have called for greater commitment to deep processing, saying that this approach will not only boost product competitiveness but also create a professional industry chain and exceptional products that bring in higher value.

Durian emerging as ‘golden fruit’ among Việt Nam’s exports (04/03/2024)
Việt Nam is striving to further assert its durian export position and join the billion-dollar export industry with the current advantages in hand, coupled with efforts to better the fruit quality. The country is working hard to tap the potential and expand global reach for the sector.

January phone and accessories exports hit $5.5bln (04/03/2024)
Vietnam remains the world’s second-largest smartphone exporter.

Vietnam’s catfish demand surges in January-February (04/03/2024)
Vietnam experienced a notable increase in demand for catfish across key markets in January and February, in contrast to the subdued performance observed in 2023.

Việt Nam’s shrimp exports expect growth this year (04/03/2024)
The Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) believes that Việt Nam will have an increase of about 10-15 per cent in shrimp exports this year due to recovery in shrimp consumption of some markets.

Businesses start to feel impact of Red Sea shipping crisis (01/03/2024)
The Red Sea shipping crisis may put a squeeze on Vietnam-based businesses as it lingers on with no foreseeable end in sight.

Banks step up private placements to foreign investors in 2024 (05/03/2024)
After a quiet year in 2023, many banks will promote stock offering to foreign investors again and some of them may complete the deals this year, analysts forecast.

FDI sector remains export pillar of Vietnam’s economy (05/03/2024)
The foreign direct investment (FDI) sector maintained its role as an export pillar of Vietnam’s economy with revenue of 43.2 billion USD in the first two months of this year, up 14.7%, and accounting for 72.8% of the country’s total export value.

Removing roadblocks in FDI attraction into Vietnam to move forward: HSBC (05/03/2024)
Vietnam needs removing roadblocks in order to lure greater foreign direct investment (FDI) moving forward, according to Tim Evans, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HSBC Vietnam.

Semiconductor development surge keenly anticipated (05/03/2024)
Vietnam will look to build on its semiconductor diplomacy with the formulation of a strategy on developing the much-needed products.

Energy-related CO2 emissions hit record levels in 2023: IEA (04/03/2024)
Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose to a record level in 2023, but the growth slowed from previous years thanks to continued expansion of clean technologies, the International Energy Agency said Friday.

Food firms proactively finding solutions (04/03/2024)
Tensions in the Red Sea have driven up shipping costs by 30-50 per cent, as well as prolonging transportation times by as much as 15 days, with negative consequences for Vietnamese food exporters.

Manufacturing sector continues to grow, business sentiment at one-year high: PMI (04/03/2024)
The Vietnamese manufacturing sector continued to grow marginally in February with both output and new orders up for the second month straight, according to a release on Friday by S&P Global Vietnam.

Mapletree Logistics Trust to acquire properties in Vietnam and Malaysia (04/03/2024)
Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd., as manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) announced on February 29 the proposed acquisition of logistics properties located in Malaysia and in Vietnam.

Market likely to correct this week (04/03/2024)
The domestic stock market experienced a positive trading week, with the benchmark VN-Index surpassing the threshold level of 1,255 points, but experts warn that there are risks of corrections in both the short and midterm.

Chip training the hot new trend for 2024 (01/03/2024)
The thirst for human resources in the semiconductor manufacturing industry has prompted many training institutions to open related majors before the 2024 enrolment season.