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Vietnamese goods week at Co.opmart – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

      A booth at “A week of Vietnamese businesses’ products at Co.opmart” programme being held at Co.opmart Huỳnh Tấn Phát in HCM City’s District 7 from April 18 to 22. — Photo Các Ngọc   HCM CITY — “A week of Vietnamese businesses’ products at Co.opmart” programme has opened at Co.opmart Huỳnh Tấn Phát in HCM City’s District 7.   The programme seeks to enable businesses to introduce their products directly to consumers by bringing them into the supermarket’s distribution system. Nearly 60 businesses in various sectors, including…

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Smartphones to cover Vietnamese population by 2020 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Most Vietnamese people will use smartphones by 2020. — Photo vietnamplus.vn HÀ NỘI — Almost all Vietnamese people will use smartphones by 2020, according to Minister of Information and Communications, Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng. Hùng said he instructed the Việt Nam Telecommunication Authority (VNTA) to build a new strategy for the industry’s development with an aim to improve Việt Nam’s ranking in the world market. He said it was time for Việt Nam to have a new telecom strategy to improve its ranking. The only strategy was competitiveness. It should have…

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New programme to bring more Vietnamese fresh foods into modern distribution channels – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HCM CITY — HCM City plans to run a campaign called “Giving wings to Vietnamese products,” to improve the quality of farm produce so that they can enter modern distribution channels and be exported, according to its Department of Industry and Trade. Speaking at a seminar in HCM City on Wednesday, Nguyễn Ngọc Hòa, the department’s deputy director, said after 10 years of implementing, the “Vietnamese people give priority to using Vietnamese goods” campaign has achieved success. But the campaign targets people’s patriotism and only processed items have achieved a…

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Cargo via Vietnamese seaports increases in Q1 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Goods are loaded onto ships at Hoàng Diệu Port, Hải Phòng City. VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất HÀ NỘI — Over 128.4 million tonnes of cargo were handled through Việt Nam’s seaports in the first quarter of this year, up 7 per cent annually, according to the Việt Nam Maritime Administration (VMA). Of the figure, container cargo hit nearly 4.1 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). Trịnh Thế Cường, head of the VMA’s transportation and maritime services office, attributed the high cargo volume going through the country’s seaports to the increase…

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First Vietnamese mango exported to the US – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The first batch of Vietnamese mangoes was shipped to the US by the air on April 18. — Photo nld.com.vn HÀ NỘI — The Mekong Delta province of Đồng Tháp has become the first locality in Việt Nam to export mangoes to the US, according to an announcement on April 18. Nguyễn Thị Hồng Thu, director of Chánh Thu Fruits Import and Export Ltd Co, said the company shipped the first batch of eight tonnes of mangoes to the US by air on April 18. The batch came from the Mỹ Xương Mango…

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Experts discuss promoting Vietnamese trademarks – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The country’s top brands were honoured at the first edition of the Việt Nam Brands Forum. — Photo courtesy of the organiser HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese enterprises need good trademarks to succeed in the global market, according to Lê Doãn Hợp, former minister of Information and Communications. He joined other branding experts at a conference held early this week to discuss promoting Vietnamese brands to the world at the first edition of the Việt Nam Brands Forum. The event, organised by Thương Hiệu Và Pháp Luật (Brand and Law) newspaper with the support of the Ministry of Industry…

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Vietnamese, Czech businesses look to strengthen partnership – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš witnessed the signing of several deals between the two countries’ businesses on Wednesday as PM Phúc paid a visit to the European country. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất PRAGUE — The Czech Republic-Việt Nam Business Forum was held in Prague yesterday within the framework of Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc’s ongoing visit to the European country, drawing representatives of more than 100 enterprises and investors of both sides. Addressing the event, Jaroslav Hanak, President of the Czech Confederation of…

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Japan’s Marubeni Corp asked to boost ties with Vietnamese firms – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng (right) meets Marubeni CEO Masumi Kakinoki on Tuesday. — Photo baochinhphu.vn HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng received CEO of Marubeni Corporation Masumi Kakinoki in Hà Nội on Tuesday, calling on his firm and other Japanese businesses to increase co-operation with Vietnamese firms. The Deputy PM said he valued Marubeni’s consideration of Việt Nam as an important market in Asia, as well as its investment in the country’s critical industries like export-import, energy, food processing and garment-textiles. He described Marubeni’s…

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Vietnamese shrimp exporters to US to enjoy zero tariffs – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HÀ NỘI – The US has exempted anti-dumping tariffs for 31 shrimp exporters of Việt Nam in the 13th period of review (POR 13), according to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).  The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has recently announced the preliminary results of the POR 13 reviewing the anti-dumping tariff on Vietnamese warm-water shrimp exported to the US in the period from February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. The DoC concluded that frozen shrimp products of two mandatory respondents in the review, Sao Ta…

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Vietnamese goods to be displayed in South Africa – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HÀ NỘI The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Department of Asian-African Markets will hold a trade promotion trip to South Africa to display goods at wholesale and retail supermarkets from May 8-16. Accordingly, the Vietnamese goods will be introduced at wholesale supermarket chain Advance Cash & Carry and retail supermarket Shoprite. Via the event, Vietnamese firms will have a chance to meet South African importers to boost exports to the country, focusing on farm produce, processed food, confectionery, beverages, aquatic products, apparel, household appliances, stationery, leather, and footwear. The delegation…

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