U.S. Trade Agency Drops Tariff Threat against Viet Nam over Currency Practices

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on July 23 issued a formal determination in the Viet Nam Currency Section 301 investigation reflecting the agreement reached earlier this week between the Department of the Treasury and the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV). 

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Powering Southeast Asia’s Digital-first Future with Payments

3:32:07 PM | 29/7/2021

As we anticipate an endemic COVID-19, consumers’ new digital habits are likely to stick, and digital lifestyles in Southeast Asia are set to be powered by innovative payment experiences.

Large Enterprises Play a Major Role in Value Chain

9:42:01 AM | 29/7/2021

Currently, the linkage between agricultural product production and trade is forming and developing strongly with diverse contents and forms. Of which, large enterprises play the major role, leading the value chain and the market. At the macro level, the guidelines and policies of the Party, State and localities play an important role, leading to an open direction, facilitating and promoting strong linkages.

Viet Nam to Allocate Nearly US$ 84 Bln for New-Style Rural Development

9:41:21 AM | 29/7/2021

Lawmakers on Wednesday adopted a resolution on investment policy for the national target program on new-style rural area building for the 2021-2025 period.

Vietnam's Footwear Exports Rake in US$11.27 Billion

1:03:21 PM | 28/7/2021

Vietnam's footwear exports brought home US$11.27 billion from the start of the year to July 15, a year-on-year surge of 28.36%, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam Promoting Agricultural Exports amid New-Generation FTAs

9:20:49 AM | 23/7/2021

Vietnam is enforcing 15 free trade agreements (FTAs) with nearly 60 partners, including three new-generation FTAs. According to research results, agricultural products, aquatic products and wood products are among the biggest beneficiaries of new-generation FTAs.

Agricultural Restructuring on Right Track

9:16:49 AM | 23/7/2021

The complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted agricultural production. However, with active solutions to clear difficulties and create new breakthroughs, Vietnam's agricultural exports made impressive growth of 3.84% in the first six months of 2021.

Resolute to Successfully Create High-Quality Agricultural Brands

11:03:14 AM | 22/7/2021

The comprehensively developed agricultural sector has reaffirmed its role as the backbone of the economy. Restructuring has facilitated Vietnam's agricultural growth, made the countryside modern and unique, and improved quality of life among farmers. To have a more holistic view of Vietnam's agriculture in the new period, Vietnam Business Forum's reporter has an interview with Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam. Minh Ngoc reports.

OCOP Program Developed Toward Circular Economy

11:00:54 AM | 22/7/2021

After three years, the One Commune One Product (OCOP) Program has unlocked local potential across the country and gradually transformed smallholding production into closed value chains. To make OCOP a truly effective approach to rural economic development, many obstacles need to be removed. Vietnam Business Forum’s reporter has an interview with Mr. Nguyen Minh Tien, Director of the Central Coordination Office for New Rural Development.

Working together with Farmers to Professionalize Agriculture

10:59:22 AM | 22/7/2021

Cooperative development and good market positioning will help increase the scale and quality of Vietnam's agriculture. Farms and agricultural cooperatives have helped develop a modern and smart agricultural economy, said Mr. Le Duc Thinh, Director of Cooperative Economy and Rural Development Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Bao Dan reports.

Applying Efforts for H2 Exports

8:36:43 AM | 21/7/2021

Vietnam's import and export value grew well in the first six months of 2021. The second-half export is forecast to be adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. All sectors and enterprises are now supposed to prepare to respond to the pandemic and seize opportunities in the new context.