A customer chooses products at a Saigon Co.op supermarket in Hanoi. Imported food from Covid-19-hit countries will be tested - PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The Ministry of Health has ordered relevant agencies to test food imported from countries and territories that have reported Covid-19 outbreaks in order to prevent a further spread of the virus into Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to test food imported from Covid-19 affected countries
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Mr JinChang Lai - Principal Operations Officer of IFC Validus Vietnam seeks to actively work with more Vietnamese corporates who are looking to strengthen their SME supply and distribution ecosystem and provide them with financing, via Validus Vietnam's Corporate Partnership programme. Also Vietnamese SMEs who wish to receive financing from Validus can submit their information via an online form to check for their financing eligibility within two business days. … [Read more...] about Validus Vietnam collaborates with IFC to expand supply chain financing to SMEs in Vietnam
Vietnam has garnered international praise for its swift and effective response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Vietnam fought the pandemic early, closed its border to foreigners, and imposed social distancing measures on April 1. It lifted these measures on April 22, reopening its economy for business. A recent outbreak in Danang showed that Vietnam is not shy and imposed a lockdown on the city to get a grip on additional cases. … [Read more...] about How US investors’ positive sentiment towards Vietnam grows stronger?
The benchmark index showed signs of its recent growth momentum slowing down this session, continuously fluctuating above and below the 1,000-point mark. However, buying pressure on the market’s blue chips in the final hour of trading helped the index post its s eight consecutive gaining session. … [Read more...] about VN-Index crosses 1,000-point threshold after long year
Sale of power direct to consumers is not currently permitted but the Vietnamese government is planning to pilot a direct power purchase agreement (DPPA) for renewable energy in 2019. The DPPA will allow the sale of electricity from generators direct to consumers. Reports suggest that this might be in the form of a synthetic PPA, with 100% of the power output to be sold through the market. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s renewable energy: Key guidance to investors