Infrastructure gap puts Vietnam’s appeal to foreign investors at risk

If Vietnam isn’t able to fast-track progress in closing its infrastructure gap, it risks losing its “mini-China” status.

Vietnam's air cargo market to remain in the fast lane

9/23/2019 10:13:37 AM

The Vietnamese air freight market has seen remarkable growth in recent years and the momentum is expected to continue, the 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Air Freight Logistics Vietnam heard in HCM City on September 20.

HCM City seeks to become logistics hub

9/21/2019 10:20:10 AM

Ho Chi Minh City is working on a logistics development strategy that would make the city a major logistics hub and reduce logistic costs to 16 percent of Vietnam's GDP in 2025.

Vietnam Customs strengthens to fight against origin fraud

9/20/2019 10:50:04 AM

​The General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) has drastically directed Customs Departments of provinces and cities to strengthen inspections to fight against origin-related frauds to protect legitimate interests of local businesses and consumers.

Customs prevents origin fraud and protect intellectual property rights

9/17/2019 10:48:40 AM

​VCN- To strengthen Customs inspection and supervision and actively detect, prevent and handle frauds in origin, label of goods, infringement of intellectual property rights and illegal transshipment of goods, the General Department of Vietnam Customs has issued a dispatch to direct provincial and municipal customs departments to take strict inspection and control measures.

France-Vietnam waterway shipping route inaugurated

9/16/2019 9:52:45 AM

Nearly 600 tonnes of malt from France’s central Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region will be shipped weekly to Vietnam via a new waterway route linking an inland port in the French department of Yonne with Cai Mep seaport in Ho Chi Minh City.

Customs force struggles to prevent fraud of Vietnamese goods origin

9/14/2019 10:47:17 AM

​VCN- Fraud of origin, illegal transmission and counterfeiting of Vietnamese goods labels affect genuine businesses and consumers and cause damage to the national economy. The General Department of Customs and Customs Departments of provinces and cities have developed a solution against fraud origin, anti-illegal transport and anti-counterfeiting of goods labels.

New regulations on customs procedure for goods exported, imported by postal services

9/13/2019 10:44:09 AM

​On August 23, 2019, The Ministry of Finance has promulgated Circular 56/2019/TT-BTC amending and supplementing a number of articles of Circular 49/2015/TT-BTC dated April 14, 2015 stipulating customs procedures for mail, packages or parcels of goods exported or imported through postal services provided by authorized enterprises and Circular 191/2015/TT-BTC dated November 24, 2015 stipulating customs procedure for goods exported, imported and transited through international express delivery. The Circular 56/2019/TT-BTC will be valid from October 15, 2019.

Draft law proposes eliminating 12 conditional business sectors

9/13/2019 9:51:42 AM

Conditions for 12 business sectors including commercial arbitration organisations, logistics and franchising are expected to be removed this year.

Việt Nam keen to modernise the shipping industry

9/4/2019 3:43:21 PM

Việt Nam is currently making efforts to modernise shipbuilding and the shipping industry to increase quality with reasonable cost, save energy and minimise pollution.

OFID gives loan to transport infrastructure project in Da Nang

8/30/2019 10:59:18 AM

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) will loan 45 million USD to a transport infrastructure improvement project in the central city of Da Nang.