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Transactions of over 400 million VND must be reported to the SBV

All transactions worth in excess of 400 million VND (16,520 USD) must be reported to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) from December 1, 2023, under Decision No 11/2023/QD-TTg issued by the Prime Minister on April 27, 2023.

Mobile Money service pilot extended to late 2024

On November 18, the Government issued a resolution regarding the extension of the pilot use of telecom payment accounts for small-value goods and services (known as Mobile Money) until December 31, 2024.

FDI inflows surge 14.8% year-to-date

Registered foreign direct investment (FDI) capital in Vietnam this year stood at almost 29 billion USD as of November 20, up nearly 15% compared to the same period last year.

Vietnam, Türkiye promote cooperative relations

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, his spouse, and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation pay an official visit to Türkiye from November 29-30 at the invitation of the Turkish Government. The visit is important in consolidating political trust and improving the effectiveness of multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnam striving for vegetable exports worth 1-1.5 bln USD by 2030

Vietnam is working to develop safe, concentrated vegetable production areas to ensure traceability associated with processing and consumption markets by 2030 to fully meet domestic consumption and exports.

Ha Long Bay listed among 51 most beautiful places in the world

Thanks to its unique natural beauty, Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay was listed among the 51 most beautiful destinations in the world by luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler in October.

Cashew exports hit record high in October

Vietnam’s cashew exports in October hit a record high of 64,320 tonnes, bringing the 10-month figure to nearly 516,870 tonnes worth 2.95 billion USD, with the annual target of 3.1 billion USD likely to be exceeded.

Newly-registered FDI at 25.7 billion USD in 10M

Total newly-registered investment capital, additional capital, contributed capital for share purchases, and contributed capital from foreign investors totalled 25.762 billion USD in the first 10 months of 2023, an increase of 14.7% over the same period of 2022 and the highest increase since the beginning of this year.

Vietnam has three cities in UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Two additional cities in Vietnam have been designated recently as UNESCO Creative Cities - Da Lat in the Central Highlands’ province of Lam Dong in term of music and Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam in crafts and folk art. Vietnam now has three cities in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN).

COVID-19 officially becomes Group B infectious disease

Under Decision No 26/2023/QD-TTg from the Prime Minister dated October 19, 2023, from October 20, COVID-19 is no longer a Group A infectious disease and is downgraded to Group B.

Suoi Giang ancient tea trees in Yen Bai province

Suoi Giang ancient tea trees in Yen Bai province

Fidel Castro’s historic visit to Vietnam’s liberated zone

The visit by Cuban leader Fidel Castro to the liberated zone in South Vietnam in 1973 stands as a momentous and significant historical milestone, showcasing the deep and enduring relationship between the two nations.

Vietnam - Brazil Comprehensive Partnership

Brazil has always been the largest and most important partner of Vietnam in South America. Along with an increase in economic - trade cooperation, cultural - educational - tourism exchanges between the two countries continue to be strengthened, acting as bridges to bring the two countries’ peoples closer together.

Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership

With major efforts from both sides, the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership has continued to make important progress in all fields over recent years.

Vietnam among 15 countries most loved by expats

Vietnam has ranked 14th on a list of the best places for expats in the Expat Insider 2023 report from InterNations - the largest global expat network, with 5 million members.

78 years of Vietnam News Agency (Sept. 15, 1945 - 2023): Proud Milestones

During its 78 years of development (Sept. 15, 1945 - 2023), the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has performed its function as a national news agency providing updated news on all social aspects in Vietnam a