Category Archives: Industry

Indonesia Fights Growing Pressure from China to Let it Use Use Disputed Waters

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - China is raising pressure on Indonesia over rights to use a contested tract of sea and challenging the militarily weaker Southeast Asian country to consider options from friendly dialogue to stron…

World Economic Forum 2020 opens in Davos

The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF 2020) opened in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.

The event welcomed 3,000 representatives from 117 nations, including 53 heads of state. The Vietnamese delegation is led by Deput…

IMF downgrades global growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday cut its growth estimates for the global economy on slowdown concerns.

The agency said global growth will increase modestly from 2.9% in 2019 to 3.3% in 2020 and 3.4% in …

Overseas Vietnamese urged to contribute to homeland development

Overseas Vietnamese from around the world have returned to Vietnam for early Tet (Lunar New Year) gatherings.

A gathering took place in Tra Vinh province on Monday, drawing 100 OVs from the US, France, Germany, Cana…

MOIT promises adequate supply of Tet goods

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has ordered localities and businesses to ensure enough goods for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, when consumption is predicted to be 12% more than last year.

This year…

Vietnam aims for 9 bln USD worth of fishery exports in 2020

Vietnam has targeted to earn 9 billion USD from fishery exports in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 7 percent, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.

Vietnam's aquatic product export value reached 8.6 billion …

Vietnam Airlines launches Da Nang-Shanghai route

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on January 19 officially launched a non-stop route connecting the central coastal city of Da Nang and China's Shanghai.

The first flight coded VN528 took off from the Da Nang I…

US-China trade deal forces firms to grow

The recently signed US-China trade deal, an effort to calm trade tensions between the world's two largest economies, will force Vietnamese businesses to grow in order to meet the challenges as well as the opportuni…

North Korea’s economy expands 1.8% in 2019

North Korea's economy grew in 2019 for the first time in three years, and is forecast to accelerate in 2020, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Gross domestic product increased an e…

EU cautious about US-China trade deal

The EU will assess whether a US-China deal to roll back some US tariffs in exchange for increased imports by China is compatible with World Trade Organization rules, said Trade commissioner Phil Hogan at a press conf…