Vietnam, Canada boost cooperation, investment

Vietnam, Canada boost cooperation, investment

According to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in the past five years, trade turnover between Vietnam and Canada had doubled from US$1.95 billion in 2013 to $3.87 billion in 2018.
Vietnamese enterprises have competitive edge when exporting processed food into the US market. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam should be cautious about taking advantage of US-China trade war

More than 300 participants participated in the Vietnam-US Trade Forum 2019 with the theme ‘Global Supply Chains Movement – Opportunities to Promote Bilateral Trade and Investment’ held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in association with the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) on September 6 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing for domestic market. (Photo: SGGP)

Domestic market attracts foreign enterprises

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that from August 7 to 10 this year, more than 550 food and beverage manufacturing enterprises and 400 medical and pharmaceutical ones from 35 countries will participate in exhibitions to explore investment opportunities in Vietnam.
Export of five key products expected to increase thanks to EU’s tariff cut

Export of five key products expected to increase thanks to EU’s tariff cut

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the top five key export products, consisting of aquatic products, vegetables and fruits, wood products, footwear and textiles, will have opportunities to post strong growth thanks to the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement as the EU has pledged to reduce import tariffs for these five export products of Vietnam.
Vietnam Dairy Products JSC opens Lao-Jagro Development Xiengkhouang Co., Ltd. In Laos. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam invests in 30 countries, territories

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, in the first seven months of this year, Vietnamese enterprises have had 90 newly-licensed projects in 30 countries and territories with total capital of US$180.1 million.
A worker at Samsung hi-tech complex in Thai Nguyen province. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese enterprises have low productivity: report

The productivity and competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises remain low, according to a report on the manufacturing and processing industries which was publicized on April 26 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Vietnam is expected to ratify the CPTPP within this year. Photo gov.sg

For VN firms, ready or not, here the CPTPP comes

Most Vietnamese enterprises are unprepared to take advantage of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a senior trade official has said.