Workers make handicraft products at X-T Production, Trade and Service Company in Thai Binh Province. The products will be exported to France and Spain. — Photo VNA/VNS Vu Sinh HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Viet Nam and France have agreed on the necessity to remove trade barriers in market approaches through bilateral dialogue, including Viet Nam lifting a ban on French beef. The agreement was reached during the third annual high-level economic dialogue chaired by Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Nguyen Chi Dung and Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, in Ha Noi on Wednesday. The French side also proposed that Viet Nam consider removing barriers imposed on French apple imports. The two sides reaffirmed the significance of the annual economic dialogue in implementing the bilateral strategic partnership struck in September 2013. They also welcomed growth in trade, which saw a 10.6 per cent rise in 2014 to … [Read more...] about Viet Nam, France announce plans to remove trade barriers
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The potential of the market will be discussed in depth at the Viet Nam M&A Forum 2013 which is scheduled to take place on August 8, 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City under the title “Capturing opportunities in the US$5 billion market.” Jointly hosted by the Viet Nam Investment Review (VIR) and AVM Viet Nam Company under the sponsorship of the Viet Nam Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the event will mark the anniversary of five-year foundation of the forum. The participants will analyze the figures and trends of the M&A market in the 2009-2013 period as well as its influences on enterprises’ strategies and development. M&A transactions was estimated to reach US$14.8 billion between 2009 and 2012, an year-on-year increase of 65%. Noticeably, foreign players accounted for 66% of big transactions, especially in banking and consumption sectors. Statistics showed that M&A value was estimated at US$1.8 billion in the first half of 2013 and around US$4 … [Read more...] about M&A market touches US$5 bln
Vietnam Expo 2006 - Best Chances for Enterprises to Expand Markets Vietnam Expo is the biggest trade fair in Vietnam, taking place from April 5-9, 2006. On the occasion, reporter Tuan Kiet of Vietnam Business Forum interviewed Nguyen Khac Luan, general director of the Vietnam National Exhibition and Advertising Company (Vinexad), which has organised the event for 16 years. Why did the organisers theme this year's Expo 'Vietnam - Potential, Opportunity and Development'? The Government, agencies and enterprises have always attached importance to the organisation and expansion of markets, export ones. That is why this year's expo is themed 'Vietnam - Potential, Opportunity and Development.' The 2006 Vietnam Expo will be held in Hanoi from April 5-9, 2006. With good preparations, the organisers are confident in a high effectiveness of the event with great opportunities for Vietnamese and foreign enterprises to exchange experience, introduce potential, seek partners and promote … [Read more...] about Vietnam Expo 2006 – Best Chances for Enterprises to Expand Markets
Two years after U.S. legislators branded it a national security threat, China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning a campaign to win over U.S. consumers, rolling out new mobile phones and wearable devices backed by a marketing effort. China's second-largest smartphone maker, already with more than $40 billion in annual revenue from a wide range of telecom gear and products, is preparing to introduce Americans to several of its smartphones and wearable devices this year, including its youth-oriented "Honor" phone, Huawei officials told Reuters. The company's 2015 U.S. plans, which have not been previously reported, will encompass traditional advertising, online promotion and sports team sponsorships, said Huawei's U.S. spokesman Bill Plummer. Huawei is changing its approach to marketing as it tries to shed its image as a purveyor of cheap technology products - a common perception issue for many Chinese companies. It's an important shift for a company that for years had been … [Read more...] about Huawei plans big push to sell its phones, wearable devices in U.S.
PV Gas Targeting International Markets With many record outcomes including total sales of VND65,000 billion, total profit before tax of VND15,000 billion, first ranked company of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) in terms of revenue and profitability and 2nd ranked listed stocks on the Vietnam's securities exchanges, the Petrovietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas) has proved its great performance in 2013. Impressive achievements In the context of the domestic and world economies facing many difficulties, 2013 was seen as a successful year for PV Gas, when many projected targets of the group have been fulfilled beyond expectation, highlighting its core roles in the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) in terms of completion of the general targets as well as good contribution to the state budget. Specifically, total sales have reached VND65,000 billion, 118% of the planned target; total profit before tax has reached nearly VND15,000 billion or 153% of the planned target, profit after tax … [Read more...] about PV Gas Targeting International Markets