Vietnam and the Netherlands to boost agricultural co-operation


Dutch businesses, such as De Heus, FrieslandCampina and Peja Vietnam, have shown interest in Vietnam’s agriculture sector in general and the vegetable processing industry in particular as the industry has grown well in recent years. According to an assessment of the Netherlands Embassy in Vietnam, the bilateral relationship between Vietnam and the Netherlands is a win-win situation in which Vietnamese enterprises and farmers can learn about and utilise advanced technology to improve their competitiveness.

Vietnam’s food-beverage market attractive to foreign firms


The robust economic development and improved living standards have turned Vietnam into one of the most promising markets for food and beverage consumption in the region. Vietnam’s large population of around 93 million, half of which are under 30, is a key reason behind the strong surge in the food and beverage consumption. Furthermore, Vietnam is a tropical agricultural country with a diverse source of raw materials, many of which are important to the food and beverage industry.

Vietnam moves closer to full global integration


Vietnam is integrating increasingly with the global economy, having signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) this month and discussing four other free trade agreements, the annual Economic Scenarios Conference heard in HCM City on March 20.

Logistics centres to be taken shape in HCM City


The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City will form logistics centres in concentrated production areas or those near seaports to provide various services and operate as ports, container depots and container freight stations.

Understanding Vietnam’s Generation Z


Finding what makes any group, or subset, of people tick is always a key piece of knowledge for any marketer, and with their emerging spending power and digital literacy, the members of Generation Z are now under the microscope.

Gov’t to smooth way for auto firms


Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Industry and Trade to implement current policies and assist the removal of obstacles for auto businesses.