70th anniversary of Hanoi's Liberation Day Vietnam - Asia 2023 Smart City Summit Hanoi celebrates 15 years of administrative boundary adjustment 12th Vietnam-France decentrialized cooperation conference 31st Sea Games - Vietnam 2021 Covid-19 Pandemic
Home / News / Viet Nam
Vietnam news in brief - December 7
Khanh Khanh - Son Nguyen 16:44, 2023/12/07
Find out what is happening in Vietnam today.

Vietnam's foreign trade reaches US$619.2 billion in Jan-Nov

  A spinning line at TCM's factory. Photo: TCM

The General Department of Vietnam Customs reported that the country's total import-export turnover in the first 11 months of 2023 was estimated at $619.2 billion. The export value reached $322.5 billion, down 5.9% year-on-year while it recorded a trade surplus of $25.82 billion between January and November.

Vietnam and Finland promote investment 

Vietnam and Finland will turn challenges into opportunities and promote in-depth cooperation, stressed Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Vo Van Hoan at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Vietnam-Finland diplomatic relations on December 6. Ho Chi Minh City is one of the leading localities in strengthening ties with Finland. Both sides hope to expand trade and cooperation through the Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Program (IPP).

Vinh Phuc to build two railway lines to Hanoi

The northern province of Vinh Phuc, in its development plan by 2050, plans to build two railways to connect with Hanoi, including Noi Bai International Airport. The railways are also expected to facilitate commuting to Vinh Phuc's Tam Dao tourism site.

Other goals of the plan include the development of the digital economy and an urbanization rate of 65% for the province.

Ben Tre eyes 50,000 ha of land reclamation

The southern province of Ben Tre will reclaim 50,000 hectares of land from the western sea, according to the provincial development plan with a vision to 2050. The reclaimed area will serve the marine economy, renewable energy, high-tech aquaculture, maritime transportation, and tourism and golf services.

Viettel Post and Vietnam Post lead top 10 reputable logistics companies

Viettel Post named one of the top 10 reputable logistics companies in 2023. Photo: Viettel Post

Viettel Post and Vietnam Post remained in the top two of Vietnam Report's 10 reputable logistics companies in 2023 amid falling profits in the logistics business.

RELATED NEWS
TAG: Hanoi news Vietnam News in brief today Vietnam Finnland vietnam logistics
Other news
15:00, 2024/02/22
Vietnam news in brief - February 22
Read the Hanoi Times for more updates about the country.
15:45, 2024/02/21
Vietnamese Ao Dai shines at London Fashion Week
The young Vietnamese’ designs make people become cultural ambassadors once they wear Ao Dai.
14:48, 2024/02/21
Vietnam news in brief - February 21
Keep updating on Vietnam with the latest news.
22:04, 2024/02/20
Vietnam joins mega multinational naval exercise
Vietnam is one of the key countries in India’s “Look East” policy.
21:35, 2024/02/20
Vietnamese diplomats to help bridge domestic and foreign media
This initiative would facilitate the active exchange of information and promote the image, people, culture, and development potential of Vietnam to international friends.
14:53, 2024/02/20
Vietnam news in brief - February 20
Read the Hanoi Times for more updates about Vietnam.