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.
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).