Research activities in USM Healthcare, specializing in coronary stent production and sited in SHTP. (Photo: SGGP)

Saigon Hi-tech Park actively attracts high added-value projects

After 20 years running, Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) has been trying to transfer its focus towards quality and performance, prioritizing the commercialization of research results while attracting more projects with high added values.

Farmers in Soc Trang Province are harvesting shrimp

Vietnam determinedly boosts seafood industry

The People’s Committee of Soc Trang Province has just cooperated with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, related units to organize a conference themed ‘Resolving Difficulties for the Seafood Industry to Rise to the Top of the World’.

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Lack of orders plaguing export enterprises

During the fourth quarter of every year most of the export companies in Vietnam find the need to step up pace in order to meet the increased demand in orders from major import markets such as the US and the European Union. 
Enterprises concerned about losing export momentum

Enterprises concerned about losing export momentum

Total import and export turnover in the first eight months of the year reached US$497 billion, of which export turnover hit $250 billion, up 9.1 percent over the same period last year. However, many enterprises are concerned that technical barriers put up by import markets, combined with a sharp decrease in purchasing power, have had a significant impact on export activities.
Domestic businesses still not able to take advantage of FTA

Domestic businesses still not able to take advantage of FTA

Economic experts have revealed that the advantages of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in Vietnam are mostly taken by Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) businesses. In some situations, this causes even fiercer competitions for domestic enterprises not only in national but also in international markets.

Participants are visiting product displays of businesses in the conference.

Thai market becomes high export potential for domestic businesses

Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) yesterday held the conference ‘Facilitating Exports to Thai Market – Bringing Products to GO! Supermarket Chain via Central Retail Group in 2022’. Despite the complexity of the Covid-19 pandemic, the export turnover to Thailand is still impressive, with a two-digit growth rate.

Recovering in Q1, accelerating in Q2: Positive economic figures

Recovering in Q1, accelerating in Q2: Positive economic figures

By the end of the first quarter of 2022, industrial production in Ho Chi Minh City has prospered, with the added value of the whole industry increasing by 5.5 percent. Along with that, export turnover of goods is estimated at nearly US$11.9 billion, up 3.5 percent; foreign direct investment capital reaches nearly VND10 trillion. This shows that HCMC's economic growth is recovering strongly.