Vietnamese rice exports increase 10 percent
06:00 | 22/02/2021 EVFTA
(VEN) - Despite Covid-19 induced difficulties, Vietnam’s rice exports exceeded US$3 billion in 2020, more than 10 percent higher compared with 2019. Given this result, the rice sector is forecast to continue growing in 2021 thanks to increasing demand and the implementation of new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs).
Trust grows in Vietnam’s economic resilience in 2021
06:00 | 18/02/2021 Cooperation
(VEN) - Effective control of Covid-19 and successful hosting of significant events in 2020 have strengthened Vietnam’s global position. With annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.91 percent, Vietnam was one of the economies with the highest growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, bolstering business and investor trust in its prospects for 2021. Several leading foreign representatives in Vietnam offer their perspective of the country’s development.
RCEP enters into force in 2021 as driving force for economic recovery
06:00 | 17/02/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The recently signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which forms the world’s largest trade bloc, is expected to become a driving force for the economic recovery of the Asia-Pacific region from the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Signed on November 15, 2020, the pact’s 15 members include the 10 countries of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Australia, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), and New Zealand.
Online matching holds promise for Thai investment in Vietnam
06:00 | 03/02/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Online business matching has become the best solution to develop Vietnamese-Thai trade in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2021, the Thai Embassy in Vietnam and Vietnamese authorities will continue promoting online business matching to further develop bilateral trade. Vietnam Economic News’ Hoa Quynh & Thu Thuy spoke with Thai Trade Counselor in Vietnam Pannakarn Jiamsuchon about bilateral trade.