Switzerland launches new development co-operation with Vietnam

Switzerland plans to increase its grant budget to CHF 123 million (US$132.8 million) over the next four years to promote further economic development co-operation with Vietnam.

Vietnam, Russia to sign free-trade agreement

Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan and his Russian counterpart Olga Golodets announced they are taking robust measures to boost bilateral trade and investment, at a meeting in Moscow on September 17.

7th Vietnam Business Forum in Europe

The seventh Vietnam Business Forum in Europe was held in Kharkov, Ukraine on September 14, drawing more than 200 Vietnamese entrepreneurs who operate in European countries.

Work starts on Tam Diep railroad crossing flyover

Delegates participated in a button-pressing ceremony on September 14 to begin construction on a flyover at the North-South Railway crossing on National Highway 1A in Tam Diep town, northern Ninh Binh province.

Australian business finds Vietnam an attractive Asian market

The Australian Financial Review, a leading daily newspaper, published an article on September 11 entitled 'Good name helps SMEs gain foothold in Vietnam', which reflects Australia's strong desire to do business in the Vietnam market.

US DOC: Vietnam is not guilty of shrimp dumping

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) on September 11 announced that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has concluded Vietnam shrimp exporters have not dumped their frozen shrimp products on the US market.

Third round of Vietnam-Customs Union FTA talks underway

The third round of negotiations on a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan opened on September 9 in Minsk, the capital of Belarus.

Shrimp exports up 38 percent

Vietnam earned nearly USD280 million from shrimp exports in August, a year-on-year increase of 38 percent, bringing the total shrimp export value to USD1.67 billion in the first eight months of this year.

Vietnam's rice export reaches over 4.6 mln tonnes

Vietnam exported almost 4.7 million tonnes of rice in the first eight months of this year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

VASEP: DOC's preliminary tra fish decision "controversial"

Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) General Secretary Truong Dinh Hoe has described the US Department of Commerce's preliminary decision on anti-dumping taxes imposed on Vietnamese tra fish exports as not completely objective.

President discusses investment policy with Japan firms

President Truong Tan Sang discussed incentives for attracting foreign investment with Japan business persons at a reception on September 5.

Vietnam, Nicaragua enhance friendship, co-operation

Politburo member Le Hong Anh arrived in Nicaragua on August 31 to lead a delegation on a visit made at the invitation of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN).

Promising prospects for Vietnam's agro and seafood exports to Ukraine

Judging from Ukraine's great potential for agricultural and industrial development, Vietnamese businesses need to achieve deeper penetration into this market, said Nguyen Tien Tiep, Vice President of the Vietnam-Ukraine Friendship Association.

Exports to UK on course for record year

Vietnam's exports to the UK soared 41.6 percent to top USD1.76 billion during the first half of this year, according to the General Department of Customs.

Ninh Binh to organize 26 trading promotion operations in 2013

Ninh Binh has approved Trading Promotion Program in 2013 including 26 activities with the provincial budget of 2 billions VND.

The number of commodity retail reached over 3.708 billions VND

In the 1st quarter of 2013, the commodity market experienced a lively period of abundant goods which are varied in brands, designs and fairly stable in price.

Central Highlands calls for more investment

NDOnline - Over 600 State banking leaders and representatives from 50 businesses across the country took part in the second Conference on Investment Promotion for the Central Highlands which officially opened in Pleiku city, Gia Lai province, April 12, 2013.

VN-France Business Forum kicked off in HCMC

VGP - The Viet Nam-France Business Forum was kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on April 8 with the participation of over500 Vietnamese businesses and 120 French companies.

ADB fund "green city" project in Thua Thien-Hue

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to support the project "Green city: Sustainable future of Southeast Asia" in Thua Thien-Hue Province, said Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Cao.