Exporters hail EU trade deal, steel themselves for strict standards
13:00 | 05/08/2020 Trade
(VEN) - Over the past two years, trade barriers have obstructed Vietnamese steel exports to the EU, which have also faced fierce competition. The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to help create a breakthrough in steel exports to that market as soon as it takes effect on August 1.
Textile exporters encounter new European consumer trends
06:00 | 04/08/2020 Industry
(VEN) - Consumers in the European Union are shifting their preferences for textile and garment products, with fast and cheap fashion gradually being replaced by environmentally friendly goods. This trend is expected to force domestic textile and apparel manufacturers to change their production methods accordingly.
Enterprises prepare to boost seafood exports to the EU
06:00 | 03/08/2020 Trade
(VEN) - The seafood industry has set a US$2 billion target for seafood exports to the EU in 2021 based on the terms of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which will take effect on August 1. Enterprises are preparing in terms of farming areas, food safety certification and logistics infrastructure to take opportunities provided by the recently ratified pact.
Mekong power plant completes key phase toward finish line
10:00 | 01/08/2020 Industry
(VEN) - On July 10, the PetroVietnam Song Hau 1 Power Project Management Board, together with contractors VINAINCON, LILAMA and member units of Vietnam Electricity (EVN), successfully powered up key components of the long-delayed Mekong Delta power plant toward its 2021 completion.
Aid packages for pandemic-hit enterprises
06:00 | 01/08/2020 Economy
(VEN) - International financial institutions have launched financial support packages to help businesses, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises overcome difficulties in the post-pandemic period.
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.