Archive for March, 2019

US seeks increased trade, investment ties with Vietnam: Trump

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

The US wants to boost trade and investment ties with Vietnam, President Trump said at a meeting with PM Phuc Wednesday. The US President emphasized at the meeting that he [...] » More

Foreign direct investment in Vietnam expected to surge

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is expected to see a surge in foreign direct investment (FDI), thanks to various factors such as free trade agreements, the trade war between China and the United [...] » More

Vietnam gains trade surplus of $250m with Canada

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam gained a trade surplus of more than $250 million with Canada in January. According to the general Department of Customs, in the first month of this year, trade value [...] » More

World Bank arm supports green building

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with two Vietnamese architectural universities on Tuesay to help them improve [...] » More

Over $450 million to be poured into Danang

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Danang government will present investment certificates to eight foreign direct investment projects valued at $469.4 million at a conference slated for March 1. Most of [...] » More

Vietnam second biggest coffee supplier of Belgium in 2018

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam was the second biggest supplier of coffee for Belgium after Brazil in 2018. The Southeast Asian country exported 18,500 tonnes of coffee worth 36.07 million USD to [...] » More

Binh Phuoc pepper prices down, spelling struggles for farmers

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The price of pepper in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has sharply fallen, making local gardeners worried they could face a season of losses. The price of pepper [...] » More

Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Representatives of Vietnam’s labour sector met with Russian partners last week to kick off the first round of negotiations for sending Vietnamese labourers to work in [...] » More

Strong state budget revenue reaped thanks to private investment rising

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | NDO | 6:00 AM

Despite Vietnam’s reduction in revenues from cuts in fee and tariffs, the economy has reaped good results in budget revenues. According to the Ministry of Finance [...] » More

Vietnam, US sign cooperation agreements worth 21 billion USD

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Party general Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and President Donald Trump witnessed the signing of four cooperation agreements between Vietnam and the US with a total [...] » More

Study finds corporate governance is crucial for SOE equitisation

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

A recent study by RMIT University Vietnam and VinaCapital concluded that corporate governance is key to the next wave of SOE equitisation. In this study, researchers from [...] » More

Russian cars, once loved in Vietnam, lose their appeal

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Targeting a niche market, but bearing a high import tariff, Russian cars seem to have lost their luster in Vietnam. In 2017, the legendary Russian UAZ cars models Hunter, [...] » More

Opportunities open up for local railway

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled to Vietnam by train for a summit with US President Donald Trump, the local railway sector has started considering expanding its [...] » More