Vietnam’s steel production reached about 4.69 million tonnes in the first half of 2018, up 7 percent against last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
(VNF) – The groundbreaking ceremony of Vietnam's biggest solar energy plant was held on July 7 by Ninh Thuan province People’s Committee and Trung Nam group.
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories met with the authorities of Quang Nam Province on July 4 to discuss silkworm technology.
The Foreign Ministry held a seminar in Hanoi on July 5 on external relations and the export of farm produce and aquatic products to the Middle East and Africa.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s net purchase of foreign currencies exceeded USD 11 billion in the first half of 2018, increasing the nation’s foreign exchange reserves to approximately USD 63.5 billion.
The two governments of Vietnam and Brazil have agreed on a comprehensive framework for cooperation and stated that the promotion of trade and investment cooperation is the responsibility of the two sides’ business communities, especially those in Sao Paulo state.
Vietnamese food and beverages are attracting huge attention from visitors to the largest specialty food industry event in North America held in New York from June 30 to July 2.
(VNF) - "Value Chains Idea Contest", an initiate launched by the Australian government, World Bank Vietnam and the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) has opened for application.
The northern province of Bac Giang has so far sold 191,000 tonnes of lychees for over VND 5.4 trillion (USD 236.8 million), according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Export value of aquatic products was estimated at USD 732 million in June, bringing the figure for the first half of the year to USD 3.94 billion, up 10.5 percent annually, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
General Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam urged sectors and localities not to take it for granted that the yearly goal of 6.7 percent GDP growth is within reach, noting that the usual trend of higher growth towards year-end is no longer true for this year.
(VNF) - As we have entered the industry 4.0, workplace technology has made dramatic advances. Artificial intelligence (AI) has recently been the central of attention, and is anticipated to create profound change on the landscape of work in various professsions.
(VNF) – On occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Japan diplomatic relations and 10th anniversary of Hanoi city and Fukuoka province, a delegation from Fukuoka has been visiting Vietnam since June 26.
(VNF) – The World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN 2018), an event attracting mass attention from the international business community, will be held in Hanoi from September 11-13.
It would be no surprise if one day Vietnam imports pho, its most well-known food. It is an inevitable result of globalisation and is no different from the way Koreans import kimchi or the omnipresence of pizza restaurants owned not by the Italians but by US and Japanese companies.
Vietnam attracted more than 20 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first half of 2018.
More than 120 businesses and units of Vietnam and Laos will display their products at the Vietnam-Laos Trade Fair 2018 in Vientiane from June 28th- July 2nd, according to a press conference held by the two countries’ ministries of industry and trade and ministries of defence on June 25th.