News & Updates

  • VN has attractive retail market in 2016 02.02.2016

    The liberalization of the retail sector has turned Viet Nam into an extremely attractive market.


  • FDI surges in January 02.02.2016

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) in January reached $1.33 billion, an increase of 101 per cent against January 2015, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.


  • Expanding markets for fruit and vegetable exports 02.02.2016

    In the 2011-2015 period, fruits and vegetables proved to be one of Viet Nam’s stable export items, registering a high annual growth rate of 26.5% and earning the country US$2 billion in 2015 alone.


  • IIP reports year-on-year increase of 5.9% 02.02.2016

    Viet Nam’s index of industrial production (IIP) in January posted a year-on-year increase of 5.9%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).


  • Comment: Vietnam’s coal decision is the Paris Agreement in action 02.02.2016

    It’s not often that Communist-run Vietnam wins the applause of environmental groups. It did this month. Up until Wednesday last week, Vietnam had the biggest coal plans of any country in Southeast Asia — an fleet of around 70 new coal plants with a capacity of 44GW, and that’s on top of 17GW already under construction.