TPP challenges to be overcome

TPP challenges to be overcome

9/16/2014 - 16:06

(VOVworld) - TPP negotiations concluded in Hanoi last Wednesday. Joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will provide Vietnam both opportunities in investment and exports and new challenges.

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Vietnam’s garments and textiles gradually take up domestic market

Vietnam’s garments and textiles gradually take up domestic market

9/9/2014 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – In the 5 years of a program urging Vietnamese people to prioritize made-in-Vietnam goods, domestically manufactured garments and textiles have become more popular with consumers. Meanwhile garment enterprises have increased their investment in production and expanded their distribution system to gain market share.

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Expanding exports markets for Vietnamese farm produce

Expanding exports markets for Vietnamese farm produce

8/27/2014 - 9:15

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has earned 17.4 billion VND from exports of agricultural produce so far this year, up 12% against on the same period last year. When the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the Free Trade Agreement with the EU are finalized by the end of this year, Vietnam is likely to enjoy more opportunities to expand the market and reduce...

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Law on public investment to increase effectiveness of social investment

Law on public investment to increase effectiveness of social investment

8/19/2014 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – The Law on public investment which was approved by the National Assembly in June will be enforced on January 1st, 2015. The law’s implementation aims to avoid scattered investment and imbalance through which to reduce losses and wastefulness in public investment.

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Vietnam targets to increase localization ratio, protect mechanical market

Vietnam targets to increase localization ratio, protect mechanical market

8/12/2014 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – Mechanical engineering is a fundamental industry in Vietnam’s industrialization and modernization process which has received special attention from the government, particularly in increasing the localization ratio. Since the development strategy for Vietnam’s mechanical engineering industry was implemented a decade ago, the sector has gained encouraging achievements.

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Vietnam to reduce reliance on imports

Vietnam to reduce reliance on imports

8/5/2014 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Vietnam will soon sign a number of free trade agreements with major partners, most notably the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, whose final negotiations are expected to be completed by the end of this year. This will create a great opportunity for Vietnam to penetrate larger and more diversified markets and reduce its over-dependence on its current markets.

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Dong Nai – highlight in FDI attraction

Dong Nai – highlight in FDI attraction

7/29/2014 - 15:36

(VOVworld) – Despite economic difficulties, Dong Nai continues to be one of leading provinces in Vietnam in foreign direct investment attraction. In the first half of this year, it has lured 826 million USD of FDI, ranking third across Vietnam in the field.

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Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

7/22/2014 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – It has become an urgent task for Vietnam to boost the equitization process of state-owned enterprises (SOE), especially when Vietnam has, in recent years, participated in establishing ASEAN Economic Community and in negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. It is also the government’s determination to restructure the economy toward more effective and sustainable development.

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Vietnam’s exports prosper in the first half of 2014

 Vietnam’s exports prosper in the first half of 2014

7/15/2014 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam earned nearly 71 billion USD from export in the first half of this year, up 15% against the same period. The figures prove exports remain a highlight in Vietnam’s economy. But Vietnam still has to deal with many difficulties ahead to reach a sustainable growth target.

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Quang Ninh improves investment environment, competitive capacity

Quang Ninh improves investment environment, competitive capacity

7/8/2014 - 16:21

(VOVworld) –Despite global and domestic economic difficulties in recent years, Quang Ninh remains one of Vietnam’s provinces attracting many investment projects. It has led the northern region on the provincial competitiveness index.

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Market expansion and increase of export value for Vietnamese farm products

Market expansion and increase of export value for Vietnamese farm products

7/2/2014 - 7:23

(VOVworld) – Looking for a sustainable development direction is a concern of Vietnamese farm product exporters. Vietnamese enterprises are planning to expand markets, improve product quality, and restructure export items.

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Vietnam tries to maintain the image of a safe and friendly tourist destination

Vietnam tries to maintain the image of a safe and friendly tourist destination

6/25/2014 - 7:25

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s tourism has been directly and indirectly influenced by the tension in the East Sea since China’s illegal placement of its oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in May. To deal with the situation, many domestic travel firms have launched new tourism programs at reduced prices, and service quality has been improved.

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Vietnam restructures tra fish production

Vietnam restructures tra fish production

6/17/2014 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is one of the world’s leading ‘tra’ fish exporters. But recent global changes together with domestic economic difficulties have destabilized the sector unstable. Vietnam has set out to strengthen management activities and make adjustments to protect farmers and businesses and improve product quality.

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Border trade between Vietnam and China still going strong

Border trade between Vietnam and China still going strong

6/10/2014 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Trade activities in border areas between Vietnam and China have been affected in the past month by China’s illegal placement of oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, but according to VOV’s Tu Minh, border crossings in Quang Ninh seem as busy as ever. Let’s join our reporter as he checks on the real situation there.

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Preparations by Vietnamese enterprises to join AEC

Preparations by Vietnamese enterprises to join AEC

6/3/2014 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN Economic Community is expected to be established by the end of next year to create a single regional market. The move will be a turning point bringing benefits for ASEAN businesses including Vietnam.

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4/26/2015

27°C

4/27/2015

23°C 29°C

Currency Buy Sell
USD 21,560 21,620
JPY 178 183
EUR 23,213 23,689
GBP 32,277 33,070
CNY 3,274 3,311

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Wednesday April 22, 2015

A: Hanoi is moving from spring into summer. A few days ago the daytime temperature rose to 37DC. An overnight shower cooled things off a bit and we are now...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...