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Oysters from northeast Vietnam start shipping to the EU

Up until about a decade ago, the fledging oyster industry along the north-eastern coast of Vietnam in the provinces of Thai Binh and Nam Dinh had virtually zero production, say local officials. Then, under the guidance of a team of Australian shellfish experts headed by Dr Wayne O’Connor from the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute in […]

In Japan, Vietnamese chicken will soon be on the menu

The first delivery of chicken from Koyu & Unitek Co Ltd headquartered out of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam will soon be on its way and on the menu in Japan, say company representatives. While the first shipment may represent a relatively small volume, the moment itself is significant as it marks an early step […]

Toyoda to build airbag plant in Vietnam

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. on Wednesday released plans on its website to establish a new plant for producing airbag parts in the northern province of Thái Bình, Việt Nam. According to the announcement, the factory has total investment capital of US$24.6 million and construction is expected to start in March, 2018. The plant is planned […]

Foreign retailers ramp up investment in Vietnam

Earlier, numerous giants in the retail sector have entered the Vietnamese market and now, many of them are planning to enhance investment and expand their businesses to exploit market potential. Enhancing investment in Vietnam Recently, when talking with VIR, Yasuo Nishitohge, general director of AEON Vietnam Co., Ltd., said that Vietnam has great potential in […]

Vietnam’s seafood exports roses by 18.1 percent in 8 months of 2017

Vietnam shipped US$749 million worth of seafood abroad in August, bringing seafood exports in the first eight months of 2017 to US$5.13 billion, up 18.1 percent from the same period last year. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the largest buyers of Vietnamese seafood included the United States, Japan, China and the […]

Foreign investment on the rise in Vietnam

The foreign investment is looking up, as the total capital pledged for investment in the country until August 20 was nearly equal to that for the entire 2016. The reports from the Foreign Investment Agency showed that foreign investors had registered to invest US$23.36 billion into Việt Nam in the January-August 20 period, up 45.1 […]

Health franchises in Vietnam see growth spurt

Franchise opportunities in healthcare and wellness are emerging in Vietnam as locals increase spending to improve their health and overall well-being. Vietnamese people spend billions of dollars every year improving their health and wellness, according to Sean T. Ngo, CEO of VF Franchise Consulting. A growing number of Vietnamese citizens are travelling abroad-to countries like […]

Vietnam’s fashion market large enough for both domestic, foreign brands

Some Vietnamese fashion brands are keeping calm amid the ‘foreign fashion wave’, saying they have advantages in the local market and with demand on the increase, the market is still large enough. Many foreign brands, from high-street to luxury, including Chanel, Giovanni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Mango, Zara and H&M, all have landed in Vietnam. Uniqlo from […]

Can Tho officials desire to learn from Japanese agriculture

Japanese agriculture is amongst the best in the globe, producing efficiently while prioritizing the environment and food safety, said Vo Thanh Thong, chair of Can Tho People’s Committee on August 25. Speaking with a contingent of Japanese businessmen, Mr Thong noted that globalization and international competition means that a large portion of the region’s population […]

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 […]