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First ever robot exhibition opens in Hanoi

Taking an in-depth look at the current robotics boom, an exhibition opened in Hanoi Wednesday, August 23, 2017, that impresses on visitors just how essential robots have become to our everyday lives. The event at the National Agency for Science and Technology Information features more than 40 exhibits from the fields of design and art, […]

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Vietnam becomes RoK’s third largest exporting market

The exports from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam increased by nearly 50% in the first seven months of 2017, compared to the same period last year, making Vietnam among the top three shipment destinations for RoK goods. According to RoK Customs Service, RoK’s exports to Vietnam, in the January-July period, reached US$26.95 billion, […]

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Foreign investors to seek cooperation with Hậu Giang

The Mekong Delta province of Hậu Giang is actively attracting investors and creating optimal conditions for investors to implement their projects in the province. This was stated by Nguyễn Văn Tuấn, vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, at a meeting between the province and representatives of European firms on Tuesday. Representatives of the investors […]

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Bac Lieu Province hopes to attract wind energy investment

Local authorities from southern Bac Lieu Province on Wednesday, August 23, expressed their interest in attracting wind energy investment from companies based out of the Republic of Korea. Duong Thanh Trung, chair of Bac Lieu People’s Committee, announced that it hopes to add more wind power projects with a capacity of 99.2 MW of renewable […]

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APEC sub-committee discusses trade facilitation

The second meeting of the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) began in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23, focusing on debating trade facilitation, alignment with international standards and active participation in international standardization. Delegates also discussed good regulatory practices, technical infrastructure development, food and product safety, and standards and conformance education. China […]

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Vietnam interest rates forecast to inch down in H2 of 2017

Average interest rates will decrease slightly in the second half of this year, market research firm Market Intello forecast. According to the firm, the continuous fall in inflation led the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) to decrease interest rates to stimulate credit activities, which led to a decrease in market interest rate. However, the […]

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Furniture trade show opens in Binh Duong with record exhibitors

An annual furniture and woodworking trade show opened in the city of Thu Dau Mot in southern Binh Duong Province Wednesday, August 23, very upbeat, welcoming record 420 exhibitors. The huge turnout of local and overseas companies with their latest products and vast array of furniture, furnishings and fittings at the Binh Duong Convention and […]

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Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to Vietnam surge 50% in first seven months of 2017

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to Vietnam enjoyed a year-on-year surge of nearly 50% in the first seven months of 2017, making the Southeast Asian country the third biggest importer of RoK goods. According to the RoK’s customs data released on August 23, the country’s export turnover to Vietnam during the January-July period reached […]

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Raising Vietnamese export brands

Accelerating exports to the markets that Vietnam has signed free trade agreements (FTAs) with, improving product quality and making a difference for products are the main ways of helping Vietnamese enterprises increase their exports in the current climate. According to Nguyen Phu Hoa, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Import and Export […]

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