Vietnam, South Africa look to expand trade and investment ties

Vietnam, South Africa look to expand trade and investment ties

A delegation of the Vietnamese Embassy in South Africa, led by Ambassador Hoang Van Loi, paid a working visit to Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces from November 22-29 to seek opportunities for further strengthening investment, trade and tourism cooperation between the two countries.

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Online forum introduces potential of Halal food

An online forum was held in Hanoi on November 30 to introduce the potential of the global Halal food market and the opportunities for Vietnam, with over 300 delegates from home and abroad taking part.

Textile-garment exports likely to reach 34 billion USD


Vietnam’s textile and garment industry is predicted to earn about 33.5 - 34 billion USD from exports in 2020, higher than the forecast of 30-31 billion USD in April, and down 14-15 percent year-on-year.
Viettel named best mobile service provider

PANO - The Military Industry-Telecoms Group (Viettel) ranked first among four mobile service providers in terms of mobile service in September, announced the Department of Telecommunications under the Ministry of Information and Communications on November 23.

Children in Can Tho get free heart disease screening


PANO - Many children under 16 years old in Can Tho city received free examinations for congenital heart disease under the program “Heart for you,” which was held at Can Tho Children’s Hospital on November 21 and 22.
Vietnamese firms attend international food expo in Algeria

Four Vietnamese businesses are participating in an online international exhibition on the food industry and agriculture sector, which opened in Algeria on December 1, to introduce Vietnamese products and seek potential customers.

International media: Some Apple production to be shifted to Vietnam


The world’s largest electronic component and computer manufacturer Foxconn is moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam from China at the request of Apple Inc, Reuters quoted a person with knowledge of the plan as saying.
COVID-19 accelerates banking digitisation: seminar

The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up the banking sector’s awareness of digitisation by three to five years and forced lenders to accelerate the process to survive and grow.

Trade surplus swells to record high in 11 months amid COVID-19


Vietnam posted a trade surplus of 20.1 billion USD in the first 11 months of this year, the highest on record, despite the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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