• Viet Nam and Laos target huge increase in 2015 trade turnover President Truong Tan Sang met with Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong yesterday and reached agreement on efforts to raise bilateral trade turnover to US$2 billion in 2015, up 40 per cent over the previous year.  
  • Seventy-one foreign-invested enterprises to receive Golden Dragon award The fourteenth Golden Dragon Enterprise and eleventh Vietnam Strong Brand Festival, themed “Creating an equal and healthy business climate”, will be organised on March 20th-21st, 2015. The information was announced in a press briefing held by Vietnam Economic Times and the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Promotion Agency in Hanoi, on March 16th.
  • Vietnam, Venezuela seek to address obstacles to oil projects Venezuelan Vice President Elias Jose Jaua Milano has affirmed his country’s commitment to making it easier, in terms of conditions and financial support, for joint oil and gas and agricultural projects with Vietnam.
  • Trade union to promote workers rights Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to increase its coordination with the Government to better care for workers and protect their legitimate rights and interests including accommodations, living conditions and wages.
  • Cambodia, Vietnam sign defence cooperation protocol Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh and his Cambodian counterpart Tia Banh have inked a protocol and a cooperation plan between the two defence ministries for this year.  
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Introduction about TCIKI 1. Introduction Tourism, Commerce and Investment Promotion Center of Kien Giang Province was set up in accordance with the Decision No 2295/QD-UB dated November 16th, 2007 by Kien Giang People’s Committee by merging of Kien Giang Trade Promotion Center and Kien Giang Tourism Promotion Center and adding investment promotion mission.The center officially put in to operation on April 15th, 2008.


Prime Minister greets President Obama PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 23 in Ha Noi hosted a reception for visiting U.S. President Barack Obama, seeking to boost the friendly and long-term relations between the two countries.

Information Technology & E-Commerce

High tech products for development promotion The following is the list of high tech products eligible for development promotion, according to a Decision issued by the PM in 2014.

Investment News

Japanese companies plan to expand operations in Vietnam About 64% of Japanese companies operating in Vietnam plan to expand their operations this year, a recent survey of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has revealed.

Commerce News

Vietnam’s exports to Mexico hit record high in 10 years Vietnam exported about US$1.54 billion worth of goods to Mexico in 2015, surging 49.16% against the previous year, according to the Trade Office at the Vietnamese Embassy in Mexico.