Category Archives: Industry

G20 to extend debt relief for poor countries 6 more months

G20 finance ministers and central bankers agreed Wednesday to extend debt suspension for poor countries until June 2021 to help them weather the COVID-19 crisis. During an online meeting, the group pledged to continue working together to help the world’s poorest

Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day 2020 observed

Activities to mark Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day 2020 are underway nationwide. Local leaders have praised the role of entrepreneurs and promised to create favorable conditions for them.Chairman of the Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee Le Quan spoke at...

1st Southwestern Economic Forum to be held in November

The 1st Southwestern Economic Forum will be held in November to gather the business community’s contributions to development issues and ways to improve competitiveness.The Forum will be organized by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission and...

Vietnam braces for another storm

Another storm is heading straight for northern and north-central Vietnam following its evolution from a tropical depression Monday afternoon.Storm Nangka made its appearance a day after storm Linfa made landfall in central Vietnam.As of Monday afternoo...

WTO to be led by female for the first time

The World Trade Organization will be headed by a woman for the first time in history as two candidates entered the final round of choosing a new director-general: former World Bank Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korean Trade

Vietnam’s tuna exports to EU surge thanks to EVFTA

Thanks to the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), Vietnam’s tuna exports to the EU in September skyrocketed to nearly 12 million USD, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.The Ministry presented the figures at a conferenc...

Vietnam Digital Awards 2020 announced

Vietnam Digital Communication Association held a press briefing on Friday to announce the winners for the Vietnam Digital Awards 2020, was which launched in March. Out of 232 entries, the organizing board selected the best digital solutions from 27

Australia increases ODA for Vietnam

- Vietnam would receive 78.9 million AUD of Official Development Assistance (ODA) from Australia for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, an increase of 700,000 AUD from last year, according to a budget plan announced by the Australian government on Tuesday. The...

Fair on wooden, interior products opens in Hanoi

Organised by the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, the event is hosting 300 pavilions of more than 100 businesses and rural industrial establishments of the capital city.It is expected to support the sector to weather challenges and hardships tri...

15,000 C/Os issued in two months of EVFTA enforcement

Nearly 15,000 sets of certificates of origin (C/O) were granted to Vietnamese products for export to the EU, two months since the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) came into effect.The items granted C/Os are mainly footwear, seafood, coffee, text...