Meeting discusses amendments to decrees on SOE equitisation

Meeting discusses amendments to decrees on SOE equitisation

NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh chaired a meeting on August 10 to review draft decrees that amend and supplement a number of Government decrees on equitising State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and divesting State capital from businesses. (18 hours ago)


Vietnam, Japan foster cooperation in industry, trade, energy

  Aug 07, 2020 21:16:20
NDO/VNA - The 4th meeting of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Committee on Cooperation in Industry, Trade and Energy was held in Hanoi on August 7 in the form of video conferencing. 

New trend of investing abroad

  Aug 07, 2020 17:13:32
NDO - Instead of investing in large-scale projects abroad as in the previous period, Vietnamese enterprises are focusing on small and medium-sized projects in diverse destinations. This is an important transition towards higher added value in the fields of commerce and services in conformity with Vietnamese enterprises’ capital capacity, management capacity and international investment experience. 

Top 10 most valuable brands worth US$8.1 billion

  Aug 07, 2020 16:14:38
NDO/VNA - The top 10 most valuable brands in Vietnam 2020 are worth US$8.1 billion, increasing by 17% from last year and accounting for over 60% of the list’s total value, according to Forbes Vietnam magazine. 

Efforts exerted to seize opportunities from EVFTA

  Aug 07, 2020 15:01:15
NDO – At the video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised that ministries, agencies and localities need to be more proactive while businesses should change their management and business thinking, as well as pay more attention to social obligations, labour standards and environmental protection. 

Gold prices break all-time records, surpassing VND62 million

  Aug 07, 2020 12:03:39
NDO – The domestic prices of gold have continued to shoot up on the morning of August 7 to exceed VND62 million per tael, an increase of nearly VND1 million per tael compared to the previous day. 

State Bank of Vietnam cuts some interest rates

  Aug 07, 2020 10:51:27
NDO/VNA - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on August 6 announced its decision on cutting some policy rates with immediate effect, the second time this year following the adjustment on March 16. 

PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer

  Aug 06, 2020 20:51:41
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during which he described the deal as a broad and modern expressway bringing the EU and Vietnam closer together. 

Shrimp exports to US forecast to soar 20% in 2020

  Aug 06, 2020 16:43:00
NDO – Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the US in 2020 are expected to increase by 20% compared to 2019 thanks tothe advantages of a low anti-dumping tax and the quick restoration of production following the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Deputy PM urges maximum efforts to equitise state firms

  Aug 06, 2020 16:38:27
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the ministries concerned and state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to redouble their efforts to accelerate equitisation in the final months of 2020. 

Gojek app debuts in Vietnam

  Aug 05, 2020 17:32:56
NDO/VNA - Gojek, the leading on-demand service and payment platform in Southeast Asia, officially debuted its app in Vietnam on August 5. 

Promoting export of longan to Chinese market

  Aug 05, 2020 16:20:02
NDO – Vietnam wishes to boost the export of longan to the Chinese market as with the export of lychee recently amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Domestic gold soars past VND58 million as global prices set new record

  Aug 05, 2020 15:50:49
NDO - Gold prices in Vietnam have surged above the VND58 million mark (US$2,512) per tael as the precious metal set a new record of US$2,031 per ounce on the global market. 

Garment and textile enterprises reel under blow from COVID-19 pandemic

  Aug 05, 2020 14:21:53
NDO – Despite various measures to maintain the labour force and promote production and business activities, almost all domestic garment and textile enterprises are facing many difficulties due to sharp declines in demands in the global market caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. If the pandemic is not soon controlled and relief solutions are not accelerated, many enterprises will fall into loss or bankruptcy. 

Accelerating agricultural exports in remainder of 2020 and beyond

  Aug 05, 2020 12:12:44
NDO - Vietnam’s agricultural exports in July rose 4.6% from the previous month to an estimated US$3.4 billion, with a strong rally in forestry and seafood exports, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.