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Vietnam’s industrial production to rise 6.6% in 2023: S&P Global
Vietnam’s industrial production to rise 6.6% in 2023: S&P Global
Vietnam is predicted to record a rise of 6.6% in industrial production in 2023, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. Industrial production is forecast to increase 6.6% in 2023. (Photo: VNA) S&P Global noted the Vietnamese manufacturing sector continued to face challenging business conditions in the opening month of 2023. Production and new orders continued to decline. That...
Vietjet offers flight tickets up to 90% off
Vietjet offers flight tickets up to 90% off
Low-cost airline Vietjet is offering passengers lucky journeys on the red aircraft with attractive promotions on the occasion of the spring 2023. A Vietjet aircraft (Photo: Vietjet) Accordingly, passengers enjoy a discount of up to 90% from February 1-3 when booking tickets and applying the code "FLYFORLOVE" at the official website www.vietjetair.com and Vietjet Air mobile app. The flight...
Vietnam attracts 1.69 billion USD in foreign investment in January
Vietnam attracts 1.69 billion USD in foreign investment in January
Vietnam lured 1.69 billion USD worth of foreign investment in the first month of 2023, down 19.8% year-on-year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) One bright spot in January was that 153 new foreign-invested projects, valued at 1.2 billion USD, were granted licenses, up 48.5% in...
Bright future for wood pellet exports: experts
Bright future for wood pellet exports: experts
With the trend of green consumption, the demand for wood pallets will continue to rise in the future, experts said. Illustrative image. (Photo: nongnghiep.vn) According to Nguyen Thanh Phong, chairman of Phu Tai Bioenergy JSC in the south central province of Binh Dinh, Vietnam currently has more than 80 companies specialising in the production and export of wood...
Central bank sets rules on transfer of money abroad for sponsorship, assistance purposes
Central bank sets rules on transfer of money abroad for sponsorship, assistance purposes
The State Bank of Vietnam has issued new regulations on cases of purchasing, sending, and bringing foreign currencies abroad for sponsorship and assistance purposes of organisations. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) According to Circular 20/2022/TT-NHNN, those cases include purchasing, sending, and bringing foreign currencies abroad for sponsorship and assistance purposes under commitments and agreements between the State, Government, and...
FTAs - push for Vietnam’s 2023 export
FTAs - push for Vietnam’s 2023 export
The 15 free trade agreements (FTAs) to which Vietnam is a member are expected to give a boost to Vietnam’s export activities this year, towards the growth target of 6%. Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Phuc Sinh JSC, based in Ho Chi Minh City, has exported 50 containers of coffee, pepper, cashew nut and other products to Europe, the US...
Second-hand products becoming more popular in Vietnam
Second-hand products becoming more popular in Vietnam
The consumption habits of Vietnamese people are changing after the COVID-19 pandemic, with many using second-hand products to save money and promote sustainability. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) In fact, this habit has been developed among Vietnamese people for many years with many markets selling second-hand products in big cities such as Hanoi, Hai Phong and HCM City. Second-hand clothing...
PM urges faster progress of expressway projects in Mekong Delta
PM urges faster progress of expressway projects in Mekong Delta
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting with ministries, sectors, and Mekong Delta localities in Can Tho city on January 30 to look into the progress of some transport projects. PM Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the working session in Can Tho city on January 30. (Photo: VNA) The working session followed his fact-finding tour of some key...