Singaporeans snatch newly imported Vietnamese fruit
06:00 | 30/07/2020 Trade
(VEN) - Vietnamese lychees have been imported into Singapore for the first time on a large scale and are now available in the NTUC FairPrice supermarket chain. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Phuong spoke with Vietnamese Commercial Counselor in Singapore, Dr. Tran Thu Quynh, about this breakthrough.
EVN powers up all customer services
13:00 | 29/07/2020 Industry
(VEN) - Pursuing comprehensive reform, the biggest, state-owned power corporation/group in Vietnam - Vietnam Electricity (EVN) - has implemented a digital transformation of its customer services, which are all performed online now as level-4 public services.
5 holiday insights on year-end consumption trend
10:07 | 29/07/2020 Trade
Ahead of the year-end holiday season, Facebook commissioned YouGov, a global public opinion and data company, to conduct an online survey of shoppers across Southeast Asia in December 2019 to Feb 2020. In addition, Facebook also analysed a variety of third-party sources from GlobalWebIndex, as well as Facebook conversion and conversation data from October 2019 to March 2020.
EU trade pact holds out promise for cashew exports
06:00 | 29/07/2020 Industry
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will help deepen the Vietnamese cashew sector’s involvement in global supply chains and increase its exports to the EU market. Vietnam Economic News’ Ha Duyen spoke about the export prospects with Dang Hoang Giang, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of the Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS).
Attracting investment shifted out of China will take time
06:00 | 26/07/2020 Economy
(VEN) - Vietnam needs a different approach to boost its integration into the global value chain and take advantage of the early containment of the Covid-19 pandemic in order to draw foreign investors, and specifically those eyeing to shift their investments out of China, experts say.