New York (VNA) – A 40-strong business delegation from the US will launch an investment promotion programme in Vietnam from March 3-6, aiming to expand trade and investment cooperation in the Southeast Asian country, according to an official from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC). In a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc on February 25, USABC Chairman Alex Feldman said the delegation will hold many activities to interact with officials from the Vietnamese Government, ministries and sectors, and work with local businesses and partners. It will also practically contribute to celebrating the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties, he added. In recent times, the Vietnamese Embassy in the US has increased economic diplomatic activities to promote investment, trade and tourism cooperation between the two nations. The embassy recently coordinated with a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh to work with … [Read more...] about US firms eye stronger investment cooperation in Vietnam
Trương Văn Kiệm, deputy head of the Cần Thơ Co-operative Alliance, said that under the collective farming model, farmers were supplied quality plant seeds and breeding animals, and provided cultivation techniques and disease prevention and control methods. … [Read more...] about Cần Thơ rice farmers switch to high-value crops
In 2020, the Phu Tho Trade and Industry Promotion and Development Consultancy Center is expected to build four technical demonstration models; help 10 to 15 rural industrial establishments acquire advanced machinery and equipment; coordinate with local businesses to organize trade fairs featuring advantageous products and specialties of the province; support enterprises in applying e-commerce in their production and business activities; and promote energy efficiency. Nguyen Mai … [Read more...] about From wood processing to noodles: Phu Tho boosts rural industry
“The race between the trio still remains the leading factor for the market in the near future. Lazada, Tiki and Shopee will have great opportunities to take off as more money has flowed into these three players. Competition will drive market growth and the consumers benefit the most,” said Nguyen Manh Dung, chief representative of CyberAgent investment fund. … [Read more...] about An internet economy: a golden treasure trove?
Miki House, a Japanese brand of children's clothing, officially set foot in Vietnam Located at Akuruhi trade centre in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1, the store offers a variety of high-quality childrenswear from 0 to 6 years. Senda Hiroshi, international business manager of Miki House, said Vietnam's high-income class has a strong preference for Japanese brands. Many Vietnamese tourists to Japan have shopped at Miki House's outlets. After five years of market research, the kidswear brand decided to penetrate Vietnam's fast-growing market. … [Read more...] about Japanese kidswear brand opens first store in Vietnam