15 Jan 2019

Highlights
  
• Exports: €27.8 billion (-0.1% compared to Q3 2017)

• Imports: €18.4 billion (-0.4% compared to Q3 2017)

• Trade balance: €9.5 billion (+0.6% compared to Q3 2017)

Trade surplus increased by a moderate €55 million  in Q3 2018 to reach €9.5 billion.

In Q...

14 Jan 2019

In the report, iPrice ranks the 10 most successful e-commerce platforms in 2018 based on average monthly web traffic. The final result shows that among this top 10, five of them are currently conducting business in Vietnam, including: Lazada, Shopee, Tiki, Thegioididon...

11 Jan 2019

The Vietnamese Government Office will co-operate with the Central Economic Commission to host the Viet Nam Economic Forum 2019 (VEF 2019) on January 16-17 in Ha Noi. With the theme “Strengthening the fundamental drivers for rapid and sustainable economic development,”...

9 Jan 2019

CCIPV’s President participated yesterday, January 08 at Savills Market Report Q4.2018.


Some highlights:


- Vietnamese GDP growth reached 6.9%, the highest 9M/2018 growth in eight years. In 2018, the government forecast GDP growth to reach 6.7 percent. Manufacturing and...

8 Jan 2019

- Decree No.149/2018/NĐ-CP elaborating Clause 3 Article 63 of the Labor Code regarding application of workplace democracy will come into effect since January 1, 2019

- Decree No. 157/2018/ND-CP regulates the regional monthly minimum wage for those working at businesses....

7 Jan 2019

On December 18, 2018, the national rice brand (Vietnamese rice logo) was officially announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, a first since beginning rice export to the world in 1989.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development also announced...

2 Jan 2019

Vietnam’s participation in the Comprehensive Partnership and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) and the upcoming EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) have prompted foreign producers to expand in the country’s textile and garment industry. German-based Amann...

26 Dec 2018

The General Statistics Office of Vietnam's report on the first 10 months of the year showed that the total export revenue has reached $200.27 billion, up 14.2 per cent on-year.

Turning to November, the country published data on its export performance, highlighting the c...

10 Dec 2018

Transactions over mobile apps and digital wallets rose by an impressive 126% and 161%, respectively, according to Department of Payments at the State Bank of Vietnam. “Mobile payment is becoming a new trend with the rise of technologies such as QR codes, contact and co...

7 Dec 2018

A EuroCham representative said at the Annual Vietnam Business Forum 2018, held in Hanoi City on December 4 that the Government’s Decree 105/2017 bans online sales of alcoholic drinks of 15% or higher. The draft Law on Preventing and Combating the Harmful Effects of Liq...

3 Dec 2018

Amazon introduced the website Amazon Global Selling, at services.amazon.vn, and an official Facebook fan page, both displayed in Vietnamese. The two sites are expected to help remove language barriers and support local individuals and small-scale firms in joining the A...

29 Nov 2018

The volume of cargo passing through seaports across Vietnam rose by 19 percent to 478 million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2018, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

The volume included 16.3 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) of containers, up 26...

27 Nov 2018

A roadmap with strategic targets and specific initiatives is needed for HCM City to become an innovative business hub in Southeast Asia, speakers said at an international economic forum held on Friday. More than 600 local and international experts, scientists, academic...

5 Oct 2018

The presence of Chinese e-commerce brands in Vietnam has raised concern that Chinese mobile payment apps and Chinese products will flood the Vietnamese market

Vietnam ecommerce, predicted to have value of $10 billion by 2022, is a gold mine for foreign investors.

SBI Hol...

4 Oct 2018

Vietnam’s textile and garment exports to South Korea are expected to increase by 20 percent this year and continue rising in upcoming years.

The advantages for Vietnam’s textile and garment exports increased after multilateral and bilateral agreements took effect. Accor...

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