Vietnam’s instant noodle giants


The Vietnamese instant noodle market is considered extremely attractive by instant noodle manufacturers, with a market value of VND27 trillion ($1.19 billion) as well as continuously increasing consumption volumes.

$1 billion plan taxis onto runway to upgrade international airports in Vietnam


Aviation agencies want more money for new terminals and runways near top tourist destinations.

Agriculture fair sows the seeds for future growth


The Vietnam International Agriculture Fair 2017 will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in from November 23-27. This is a fair of national magnitude, installed in the national trade promotion programme by the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Nguyen Khanh Tung, deputy head of Can Tho Exhibition-Trade Fair Steering Committee and head of the Can Tho Promotion Agency, talked with VIR’s Truc Giang about the event’s significance.

Vietnam sets sights on Middle East for tuna exports


Domestic tuna exporters have seen the Middle East as an alternative market in a bid to move closer to this year’s US$524 million export target, 8% higher than a year earlier after the European Commission (EC) has issued a “yellow card” warning to Vietnam.

Great national solidarity consolidated


Vietnam is a country with 54 ethnic groups, most of whom live in remote, mountainous areas near Vietnam’s northern and western border. The Vietnamese Party and State consider resolving ethnic issues a key to social consensus and great national solidarity creation.

Vietnamese stock market eyes development trends


Vietnam’s stock market is becoming an important channel for mobilizing capital. State-owned enterprises are being equitized to improve governance capacity and financial transparency.