The ST25 fragrant rice variety of Vietnam named Gao Ong Cua (Ong Cua Rice) has won the World’s Best Rice 2023 award, recently held in the Philippines, announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, on November 30.
The People’s Committee of Bac Ninh province and the administration of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Gyeongsangbuk province signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on friendly cooperation at a ceremony in Bac Ninh city on November 29.
The ASEAN Ceramics Expo 2023, Southeast Asia’s leading international exhibition of machinery, technology, and materials for manufacturing white-ware, heavy clay and advanced ceramics, is underway in Hanoi.
Vietnam will impose a minimum corporate income tax rate of 15% on multinational companies with consolidated revenues of more than 750 million EUR in at least two of the last four years from January 1, 2024.
As many as 14,267 new businesses with a total registered capital of almost 153.6 trillion VND (6.3 billion USD) were established in November, respectively rising 19.5% and 47% year on year, said the Business Registration Management Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The 12th meeting of the Vietnam-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee took place in Hanoi on November 27 under the co-chair by Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien and Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao who is on an official visit to Vietnam from November 25 – 28.
Nearly 28.85 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) was registered as of November 20, rising 14.8% year on year, reported the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment .
Based on the Planning of Quang Ninh Province for the 2021-2030 period, approved by the Prime Minister in Decision No.80/QD-TTG, dated February 11, 2023, the province is interested in combining and promoting its advantages in terms of natural conditions and promulgating many policies to attract investment, promoting rural economic restructuring associated with agricultural, industrial and service development.
Besides the One Commune One Product (OCOP) programme, over the past few years, Quang Ninh has introduced various measures to promote agricultural production and encourage farmers to employ science and technology to enhance the quality of their products and expand market access.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the central city of Da Nang on November 24 held a conference on the expansion of investment cooperation between the RoK and central localities of Vietnam.
Green transformation and green export are creating ‘new rules’ in trade and investment, urging Vietnamese producers and exporters to quickly adapt to and meet new requirements to survive and develop in the context of carbon neutrality and sustainable development.
An online workshop discussing measures to further promote the export of potential products to Africa and the Middle East was held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency on November 23.