National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail trade and services rose 10 percent year-on-year to exceed 1 quadrillion VND (44.05 billion USD) in the first quarter of 2018, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam wins anti-dumping steel lawsuit in Australia

Vietnam wins anti-dumping steel lawsuit in Australia

The Australian Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) has ended its year-long investigation into alleged dumping of steel rod in coils exported to Australia from Vietnam in favour of the country after finding no evidence of foul play.

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Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has talks with Cuban leader Raul Castro

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has talks with Cuban leader Raul Castro

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong had talks with First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz in Havana on March 29 afternoon (local time).

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Vietnam posts trade surplus of 2.92 billion USD in 2017

Vietnam posts trade surplus of 2.92 billion USD in 2017

Vietnam’s trade surplus hit a record high of 2.92 billion USD in 2017, according to a report released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Ho Chi Minh City on March 22.

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Quang Ninh tops in provincial competitive index

Quang Ninh tops in provincial competitive index

The northeastern province of Quang Ninh, for the first time ever, became the most competitive locality in the country, topping Vietnam’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2017.

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US’s antidumping duty ruling lacks legal basis: MARD

US’s antidumping duty ruling lacks legal basis: MARD

The US’s recent ruling to impose unprecedentedly high anti-dumping duties on tra fish fillets from Vietnam lacks a legal basis, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (APMDA) under the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Vietnam’s best workplaces in 2017 announced

Vietnam’s best workplaces in 2017 announced

Anphabe, a career network of management professionals, and market research firm INTAGE Vietnam recently announced the list of 100 Best Places to Work in Vietnam for last year.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.