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maandag 4 juni 2018

Vietnam: Responsible investment under discussion at Da Nang seminar

Responsible investment under discussion at Da Nang seminar

Representatives of Vietnamese and Dutch enterprises operating in innovation and smart city development, water treatment and waste management in central Da Nang city gathered for a workshop on responsible investment in the locality on May 25.

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Footwear giants flock to Vietnam

Global footwear brands like Adidas, Nike and Puma are increasingly turning to Vietnam for their manufacturing needs due to its affordable labor costs and free trade agreements.

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New regulations on processing goods for foreign merchants

The Government's Decree No. 69/2018/ND-CP stipulates that Vietnamese traders are allowed to process legal goods for foreign merchants, excluding the commodities banned or temporarily suspended from exports and imports.

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Australia-Vietnam forum increases capacity for female entrepreneurs

The Australia – Vietnam Capacity Building Forum for Women Entrepreneurs in Agri-food Business opened in Sydney on May 28, offering a chance for Vietnamese female entrepreneurs to have creative thinking and gain closer access to international standards.

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PM expects EVFTA to be signed soon

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said Vietnam treasures its cooperation with the European Union (EU) and expressed his hope that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will be signed soon.

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WB readies to help Vietnam with infrastructure development

World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione has affirmed his organization's willingness to help Vietnam develop infrastructure system, particularly transport infrastructure.

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Agriculture to bring more foreign investment

With Vietnam's wide usage of smartphones and great agricultural potential, and commitment to truncate more than half of the existing agricultural administrative procedures, many foreign firms are hunting for opportunities in the country's agricultural sector.

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Vietnam enjoys trade surplus worth US$3.39 billion during Jan-May

Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus worth US$3.39 billion in the first 5 months of the year, with the domestic economic sector seeing a trade deficit of US$10.39 billion, while the foreign sector saw a surplus of US$13.78 billion (including crude oil).

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Trans-Pacific Partnership – TPP-11 – generates new business opportunities

The new Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to come into force later this year, rather than 2019 as originally expected. We explore its likely impact and the new business potential for companies operating within the 11 member countries.

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Crop Shifting Model from Rice to Fresh Corn ( sweet and waxy corn for human consumption) in Mekong Delta Vietnam

Climate change has had a dramatic impact on the farming sector, most obviously reducing farmland, resulting in drought and pest problems. This causes difficulties in crop cultivation and the Mekong Delta is the one of most affected regions by this phenomena.

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Aquatic exports rise by 10% in five months

Vietnam recorded a year-on-year rise of 9.7% in aquatic exports to US$3.12 billion in the first five months of 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Refit for Jack-Up MPI Enterprise at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a refit project on the MPI Enterprise, a 120-metre, self-elevating, DP2, wind turbine installation vessel owned and operated by MPI Offshore, part of the Vroon Group. The works included the installation of spud cans on her four-legged jacking system, which can elevate the vessel at rate of one meter per minute in water depths up to 45 meters. Acquired by Damen Shipyards Group in June 2017, DVR is one of the largest refit and repair yards in Western Europe, capable of accommodating any seagoing vessel or floating offshore unit.

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Vietnam attracts additional US$7.1 billion in FDI

Vietnam reeled in around US$7.1 billion in newly registered and additional capital from foreign investors in the five months of this year.

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Stock market breakthrough as international brokers target Vietnam

Easier commissions and better opportunities are drawing top brokers into the country. Vietnam's stock market is now an emerging destination for international brokers thanks to its large trading volume, increasing participation of foreign investors, and flexibility on commissions, according to a recent report of Bloomberg.

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Meet Europe 2018 conference held

Hanoi conference aimed at launching broad discussion on state of Europe - Vietnam relations ahead of EVFTA coming into force.

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Voice your leadership to the APEC CEO Survey 2018 – Shaping the digital future of Asia Pacific

As leading representatives of the business community in Vietnam, you are cordially invited to add your voice to this year's APEC CEO Survey. The APEC CEO Survey is an annual survey of business leaders operating in the 21 APEC economies which includes Vietnam.

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Abbott Brings Gift of Strength to Vietnam

In Vietnam, one of the countries with the fastest aging population, the number of individuals aged 50 and above is projected to reach more than 30 million by 2030 - a third of the nation's populace. With more adults living longer than before, they are looking to lead active and healthy lifestyles as they get older. Muscle loss has been shown to be a key factor that can interfere with adults' quality of life due to lack of strength. Good nutrition is critical in maintaining muscle health and strength with age.

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Vietnam records a sharp rise in new export orders

The Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 53.9 in May from 52.7 in April, with a record rise in new export orders, according to a report in the Nikkei Asian Review. A reading above 50 is a signal of improvement, while one below 50 points to a slowdown in manufacturing activity.

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