Apr. 25 – The Roadshow “Italy – Vietnam” that was held in Italy between March 26th and March 30th in Milan, Bologna, Padova and Pesaro has been important for both parties involved. It helped Italian entrepreneurs increase their knowledge about Vietnam (boasting the 13th largest population in the world and one of the highest GDP[…..]
By Tran Que Chi Mar. 9 – Vietnam’s food processing, software and environmental technology sectors have been labeled as new industries with great potential. Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Central Highlands in particular have been identified as future centers for the food processing industry, with Da Nang, Hanoi and HCMC expected to become[…..]
Dec. 29 – There is still much potential in the German market for Vietnamese exporters to explore, said participants in a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday. While Germany has grown into one of Vietnam’s major trading partners since 2007, the current export volume to the European country is still modest compared[…..]
Germany now Vietnam’s largest EU trading partner Nov. 3 – In 2010, bilateral trade between Vietnam and Germany reached US$4.1 billion, showing substantial development since the two countries set up diplomatic agreements on September 23, 1975. The mutual understanding between Vietnam and Germany has been further strengthened through maintaining trustworthy partnerships and a political consultation[…..]
Aug. 22 – In the first seven months of this year, Vietnam, with 43 cities and provinces, attracted 651 additional foreign direct investment projects. The top cities and provinces are: Hai Duong (northern province) Total capital of US$2.47 billion = 32.4 percent of the county’s total registered foreign capital
May 18 – Nguyen Trung Tin, the Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, has pledged to create more favorable conditions for investors to develop their business in Vietnam’s biggest city. Speaking at a seminar held on April 26 in the city titled “Evaluation and Solutions to Improve HCMC’s Investment[…..]
Mar. 31 – Vietnam’s government aims to boost the nation’s shipping volume by more than 400 percent over the next 10 years by investing heavily in its ports. The emergent Southeast Asian economy is channeling billions of dollars into building ports for container ships in a move to draw export-oriented industry from China.
Jan. 14 – Licensed last year by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), Vietnam’s first commodity exchange became operational on January 11 in Ho Chi Minh City. The Vietnam Commodity Exchange (VNX), with a registered capital of US$7.5 million, is allowed to exchange all types of commodities under MoIT regulations. According to its general[…..]
Nov. 18 – Vietnam’s State Securities Commission is looking to increase the minimum capital requirement for companies wanting to list on the nations bourses. In a new draft currently being prepared by the stock regulator, any company that wishes to be listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange will need to have a minimum[…..]
Sept. 30 – Lam Dong Province in central Vietnam is seeking local and foreign investors to support a 1,000 hectare tourism complex. Local authorities are offering 24 projects for investment amounting to a total of US$1.87 billion. The majority of those projects will involve huge investments in the trade and tourism sectors.