Trade surplus hits US$3 bln as of August 15 16:46 | 21/08/2019

VGP – As of August 15, Viet Nam’s total exports and imports hit US$311 billion, and the country enjoyed a trade surplus of US$3 billion, according to the General Department of Customs. 

Encouraging signs from handicraft export 15:45 | 19/08/2019

VGP – Overseas shipment of handicraft products hit over US$ 3.53 million, representing a year-on-year growth of 10.8% or US$ 345 million in the first seven months of 2019, the General Department of Viet Nam Customs reported. 

VN deals with declining trend of foreign arrivals 09:30 | 19/08/2019

VGP – A large number of localities and enterprises have joined hands to attract foreign tourists as there was a sign of slowdown in their number in the past seven months of this year. 

VN lacks up to 90,000 IT workers in 2019 15:20 | 17/08/2019

VGP – It is forecast that Viet Nam will be short of 70,000-90,000 information technology (IT) workers in 2019, according to a report by TopDev – an IT recruiting firm.

Over 91% of businesses upbeat about production in H2 08:32 | 16/08/2019

VGP – Up to 91.9% of enterprises were optimistic about their business performance in the second half of 2019, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported. 

Foreign social media platforms still shirk tax obligations 17:53 | 15/08/2019
VGP – Foreign social media platforms in Viet Nam have still shirked tax obligations and have not opened their representative offices in the country, according to Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung.
Google helps train digital skills for SMEs 16:44 | 15/08/2019

VGP – The Ministry of Industry and Trade and Google on August 15 officially established strategic partnership on expanding Google's Digital 4.0 Program, which aims to train digital skills for 500,000 workers working for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within three years. 

IFC commits to supporting infrastructure development in VN 16:38 | 15/08/2019

VGP – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) commits to supporting Viet Nam in infrastructure development, especially energy through mobilizing long-term investment capital for infrastructure development without Government’s guarantees and enhancing public–private partnership (PPP). 

VN, Uruguay ink MoU on trade, investment promotion 11:15 | 15/08/2019

VGP - The Viet Nam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Uruguay’s Investment, Export and Country Brand Promotion Agency inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on trade and investment promotion on August 14 in Ha Noi. 

MoLISA inks labor MoU with Nagano Prefecture 15:34 | 14/08/2019

VGP – Vietnamese workers will enjoy more opportunities to seek jobs in tourism and nurse aide in Nagano Prefecture (Japan).