Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Viet Nam surged to US$7.71 billion in the first quarter of 2017, exceeding the amount during the same period in 2016 by 91.5 per cent.
Domestic airlines, including Vietnam Airlines, VietJet and Jetstar Pacific, have decided to raise ticket prices for both domestic and foreign routes as of April 1.
Senior officials from the governments of Laos and the United States of America met recently in Vientiane to discuss implementation of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Laos must gear up to continuously develop and improve their product offerings to contend with regional and international competitors, an official in charge of SME promotion has said.
The Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 administration has turned a suggestion to having local street vendors meet their customers on the internet, rather than the sidewalks, into a reality.
The question of how to raise assorted investment sources in Vietnam for national economic development has dominated the agenda of many economic forums. Senior economist Nguyen Mai discusses the latest efforts made by local firms to shape up and strengthen local and global product supply chains, and what Vietnam must do to boost private firms’ engagement with supporting industry development, laying the bedrock for the next economic leap.
Japanese investors have shifted their focus from manufacturing industry to service as the growing domestic market in Vietnam offers a very promising prospect for the sector.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong committed to keeping partnering with Israeli firms operating in the city to improve its business climate during a business forum held in the city on March 23.
The northern mountainous province of Cao Bang has taken drastic measures to improve its business environment after it ranked at the bottom of 2016’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI).
The first ship carrying fruits from ASEAN countries docked at the Fangcheng Gang Port in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Monday, marking the opening of a new shipping route for transporting fruit between China and the regional bloc.