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Positive signal for Vietnamese handicraft exports

Positive signal for Vietnamese handicraft exports

Aug. 7 | The US, the EU and Japan remained traditional markets, accounting for a large share of total handicraft export turnover. In addition, enterprises in the handicraft sector were focusing on exploiting new markets such as Brazil, Russia, India, China and...

Vietnam ascending to world’s largest coffee exporter

Vietnam ascending to world’s largest coffee exporter

Aug. 4 | High competitiveness The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) reports Vietnamese coffee exports in the seven months leading up to August jumped 26.9% in volume and 21.9% in value on-year. The country shipped a total of 1.12 million tonnes...

Foreign investors continue supporting Vietnamese market

Foreign investors continue supporting Vietnamese market

Jun. 9 | Vietnam’s business environment must be transparent and interactions between the State apparatus and socio-political organisations must be enhanced, adding that dialogue between people and businesses should be expanded in various forms. Foreign investors...

SBV to resume gold auctions if demand rises: paper

SBV to resume gold auctions if demand rises: paper

May. 16 | A representative of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in Ho Chi Minh City said on May 14 the central bank would inject gold into the market through auctions if demand increases in the coming days, according to a local newspaper. The Saigon Times Daily on...

Many coins gleaned on spice market will make a fortune

Many coins gleaned on spice market will make a fortune

Apr. 14 | The ready-made spice market has been growing more rapidly than one could imagine. [Ready-made spices are mixtures of different spices and dried herbs, sold in packets. Each type of ready-made spice is usually targeted at a particular recipe, or set of...

Vegetable prices jump after Storm Nari

Vegetable prices jump after Storm Nari

Oct. 18 | Vegetable prices soared after storm Nari hit central provinces and cities, although other essential food prices remained stable, according to market watch teams. In Da Nang markets, vegetable prices doubled or even tripled. In Han and Hoa Khanh markets,...

US Congress deal buoys VN stocks

US Congress deal buoys VN stocks

Oct. 18 | Shares advanced on both national stock exchanges yesterday following the news that the US Congress approved a deal to lift the US government’s borrowing limit and end the partial government shutdown. On the HCM City Stock Exchange, the VN-Index...

Shares rebound, values down

Shares rebound, values down

Sep. 11 | Shares managed to rebound after Monday’s heavy tumble, with the VN-Index on the HCM City Stock Exchange edging up 0.9 per cent to 474.53 points. However, trading value declined mirroring previous positive sessions, while value has increased in recent...

Indonesian businesses eye Vietnamese market

Indonesian businesses eye Vietnamese market

Aug. 30 | The Southeast Asian region in general and especially Vietnam and Myanmar are becoming key Indonesian business investment destinations, boasting surging growth rates and consumer demand. In 2012, Indonesia’s National Cement Company spent US$157 million...

Japanese investors eye Vietnam’s real estate market

Japanese investors eye Vietnam’s real estate market

Aug. 28 | Many Japanese businesses have expressed keen interest in the long term potential of Vietnam’s real estate market. The Ministry of Planning and Investment reports in the past 8 months real estate ranked second in attracting foreign direct investment...