VN, South Africa agree to maintain defence policy dialogue 17:08 | 23/08/2019

VGP – Viet Nam and South Africa agreed to maintain the defence policy dialogue which they consider as a strategic mechanism to promote the bilateral defence partnership and the two countries’ friendship and cooperation.

Business registration fee slashes by half 14:38 | 22/08/2019
VGP – Business registration fee shall be reduced by half, from currently VND 100,000 to VND 50,000 (around US$2.1) since September 20, 2019, according to Circular No. 47/2019/TT-BTC issued by the Ministry of Finance.
CPTPP makes trade shift from deficit to surplus 11:16 | 22/08/2019

VGP – Thanks to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Viet Nam’s trade balance shifted from deficit to surplus in the first seven months of 2019, the General Department of Viet Nam Customs reported. 

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. 

Enterprise registration fees to be reduced since September 11:07 | 21/08/2019

VGP – Fees for enterprise registration will decrease since September 20, 2019, according to the recently issued Circular No. 47/2019/TT-BTC regulating levels and regimes of collection, payment and use of fees for provision of corporate information and enterprise registration fees.

Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force welcomed 10:04 | 20/08/2019

VGP - Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang received Chief of Staff of the US Air Force Gen. David Goldfein in Ha Noi on August 19 .

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.