Vietnam restructures its agriculture for integration and development

Vietnam restructures its agriculture for integration and development

12/29/2015 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s agriculture has achieved noticeable growth after two years of implementing a project on agricultural restructuring to increase added value and sustainable development. To deal with challenges brought in by free trade agreements, this year the sector has stepped up the restructuring process to create a firm foundation for sustainable integration in 2016.

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FDI improvement in 2015

FDI improvement in 2015

12/22/2015 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Despite global fluctuations in 2015, Vietnam has attracted a great deal of foreign direct investment capital. By the end of last month, newly registered or expanded FDI for Vietnam totaled over 20 billion USD. The achievement is attributed to Vietnam’s efforts to boost institutional reforms and international integration.

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Opportunities offered by FTAs for Vietnamese economy

Opportunities offered by FTAs for Vietnamese economy

12/16/2015 - 9:28

(VOVworld) – In 2015 Vietnam signed free trade agreements with the Republic of Korea and the Eurasia Economic Union and completed European Union FTA and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations. The trade deals are expected to increase exports, attract foreign investment, and offer new opportunities for Vietnamese economic growth.

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Vietnam’s engineering industry overcomes difficulties for international integration

Vietnam’s engineering industry overcomes difficulties for international integration

12/10/2015 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – Over the past decade, Vietnam’s engineering industry has increased localization and exports. The sector is finding ways to develop and integrate into the global economy.

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Logistics – key to improving Mekong Delta’s competitiveness

Logistics – key to improving Mekong Delta’s competitiveness

12/1/2015 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – The Mekong Delta’s transport infrastructure and logistics system have recently received large investments by the state and regional provinces to speed the delivery of cargo to points of consumption and boos the competitiveness of the region’s products.

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TPP, a boost for Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring

TPP, a boost for Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring

11/26/2015 - 18:01

(VOVworld) - The Trans-Pacific partnership agreement offers a major opportunity and challenge for Vietnam’s agriculture exports. But currently seafood and rice exports are underperforming expectations. To prepare for TPP membership, Vietnam is restructuring its agriculture but domestic enterprises will have to fully understand the trade deal to maximize its opportunities.

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Vietnam’s garment and textile addresses challenges faced by TPP

Vietnam’s garment and textile addresses challenges faced by TPP

11/18/2015 - 9:50

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and 11 other countries’ conclusion of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has given Vietnam opportunities to develop its economy. Vietnam’s garment and textile sector is one industry which stands to gain the most advantage from the TPP, while also presenting challenges. What Vietnamese garment and textile firms are concerned about now is input material supply sources...

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Lang Son administrative reforms aim at one-door customs mechanism

Lang Son administrative reforms aim at one-door customs mechanism

11/11/2015 - 9:57

(VOVworld) – In recent years, Lang Son’s customs officials have stepped up administrative reforms and begun to embrace e-customs. The effort has turned Lang Son customs sector into one of Vietnam’s leading customs departments in IT application.

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Mekong River Delta prepared for TPP participation

Mekong River Delta prepared for TPP participation

11/4/2015 - 9:33

(VOVworld) – With advantages in rice, fruits, and aquatic products, the Mekong River Delta is a key agricultural center of Vietnam and the region. In addition to these strong points, the delta’s agricultural production is challenging competition regulations when Vietnam joins the TPP.

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Quang Ninh’s breakthroughs in investment attraction

Quang Ninh’s breakthroughs in investment attraction

10/27/2015 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Quang Ninh has implemented efficiently investment promotion activities, reformed administrative procedures, and improved investment environment over the past 5 years. VOV’s Truong Giang reports on breakthroughs made by Quang Ninh to attract investment resources.

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Initial outcomes of the restructuring of banking system

Initial outcomes of the restructuring of banking system

10/20/2015 - 12:48

(VOVworld) – The project to restructure credit organizations between 2011 and 2015 has achieved certain progress. Bad debts have been basically handled; the liquidity of commercial banks having been secured; and inter-bank interest rates having been stabilized.

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TPP – a platform for Vietnamese businesses to grow

TPP – a platform for Vietnamese businesses to grow

10/12/2015 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Last Monday, Vietnam and 11 other countries completed TPP negotiations. Making full use of the deal’s opportunities and anticipating and minimizing accompanying risks will be keys for Vietnam’s economy to thrive and its businesses to catch up with global development.

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Customs Reforms for integration into the ASEAN Economic Community

Customs Reforms for integration into the ASEAN Economic Community

10/7/2015 - 11:14

(VOVworld) – On September 8th Vietnam officially implemented its national single-window customs system and technically integrated it with a similar system used by other ASEAN members. The system creates favorable conditions for international trade and transportation in preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community which will be established by the end of this year.

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VSIP – an effective cooperation model between Vietnam and Singapore

VSIP – an effective cooperation model between Vietnam and Singapore

9/29/2015 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – Over the years, economic cooperation between Vietnam and Singapore has benefited both countries. Established 20 years ago, the Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) has been a successful joint venture model. At a groundbreaking ceremony for a VSIP project in Nghe An province on September 16th, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung praised the flagship role of the VSIP model...

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Vietnam promotes overseas investment

Vietnam promotes overseas investment

9/24/2015 - 14:40

(VOVworld)- In recent years, Vietnam’s overseas direct investment has increased. Vietnamese enterprises have expanded their markets contributing greatly to national growth and raising Vietnam’s prestige in international economic integration.

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Craft villages in the process of international integration

Craft villages in the process of international integration

9/16/2015 - 9:04

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has many traditional craft villages which for years, have contributed to the national economy. In the current international integration, Vietnam’s craft village economy is likely to enjoy many development opportunities, but at the same time face numerous challenges.

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Vietnam’s garments and textiles sector prepares for integration

 Vietnam’s garments and textiles sector prepares for integration

9/8/2015 - 18:53

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is about to sign some important trade deals including the Trans Pacific Partnership, the EU-Vietnam Trade Agreement, the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement, and has already signed an economic agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union. To gain the maximum benefit from these deals, Vietnam’s garments and textiles sector has put forward plans to grasp the opportunity and maintain...

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Vietnamese enterprises seek opportunities in Czech market

Vietnamese enterprises seek opportunities in Czech market

9/1/2015 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – Trade relations between Vietnam and the Czech Republic have been enhanced since 2012 when Vietnam was listed as one of 12 priority markets in Czech’s national export strategy until 2020. Businesses of both nations have increased cooperation in trade and investment, particularly in exports of garments, textiles, and footwear.

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HCMC – an ideal destination for Japanese investors

HCMC – an ideal destination for Japanese investors

8/27/2015 - 15:37

(VOVworld) –With 800 projects worth 2.7 billion USD, Japan is the 6th biggest foreign investor in Ho Chi Minh City. The figure is expected to rise in the future because Ho Chi Minh City is considered an ideal destination for Japanese investors.

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Spillover effects from Bank-Business Connection program in HCMC

Spillover effects from Bank-Business Connection program in HCMC

8/18/2015 - 15:53

(VOVworld) – A program connecting banks and businesses was launched in Ho Chi Minh City 3 years ago to provide low interest loans to enterprises. It has enabled local businesses to maintain stable production and business growth. The State Bank of Vietnam intends to duplicate the program nationwide.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam