Legal conformity and persistence key to exporting goods to U.S.By Huynh Kim A view of the roundtable discussion – PHOTO: HUYNH KIM CAN THO – Two entrepreneurs doing business in the United States have advised Mekong Delta firms to work in line with the law and to be persistent in their efforts if they wish to export their products to the world’s largest economy. The Can Tho Promotion Agency held a roundtable discussion yesterday, which put forward ways to boost exports of agricultural products in Can Tho City and the Mekong Delta as a whole to the United States. The event gathered some 100 firms based in the Mekong Delta. Having lived in the United States for 38 years, Simon Ky Tran, director of Bfarmusa Company, is an experienced consultant for Vietnamese firms, helping them export their agricultural products to the United States successfully. This includes rice in Can Tho City and sugar of Thanh Thanh Cong Group in Tay Ninh Province. He noted that it took … [Read more...] about Legal conformity and persistence key to exporting goods to U.S.
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U.S. defense secretary visits former AO site in VietnamThe Saigon Times Daily United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis visits Bien Hoa Airport to check a U.S.-funded US$390-million dioxin cleanup project, located in the southern province of Dong Nai, on October 17 – PHOTO: THANH NIEN HCMC – United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis today, October 17, made a visit to Bien Hoa Airport – a former air base for U.S. forces storing chemical defoliant Agent Orange, which is blamed for birth defects and cancers among a million Vietnamese – in the southern province of Dong Nai. The U.S. cabinet official arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, his second visit this year to the country, in an effort to boost bilateral relations between the two nations, reported local media. This morning, Mattis visited Bien Hoa Airport to check a U.S.-funded US$390-million project to clean up war-era chemical contamination of the ground at this air base near HCMC. Under a … [Read more...] about U.S. defense secretary visits former AO site in Vietnam
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosts a reception for U.S. Secretary of Defense James N.Mattis on October 16 in Ho Chi Minh City -Photo: VNA At the meeting, Mr. Nhan asserted that Viet Nam always considers the U.S. as one of its important partners, expecting to continue promoting the Comprehensive Partnership on the basis of respect for each other’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political regime for the benefit of the two countries’ people, contributing to maintaining peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world. He expressed thanks to the U.S. Secretary of Defense for his contributions to the remediation project at Da Nang and Bien Hoa airports, confirming that Viet Nam will join hand with the U.S. side to continue those activities … [Read more...] about HCM City’s leader receives U.S. Secretary of Defense
In its latest report on the co-working space market in Vietnam, real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) said WeWork is looking to open an office on Doan Van Bo Street in District 4. The company recently did market research and customer surveys, JLL said. The office, to open in December, will be the largest co-working space in Vietnam at 5,000 square meters. JLL said the entry of global real estate startups is a positive sign. WeWork, valued at $20 billion last year, was one of the largest startups in the U.S., behind only Uber and Airbnb, and the sixth largest in the world. Founded in 2010 it has 250,000 employees. It had acquired Chinese coworking space firm Naked Hub for $400 million last April, expanding its reach into the Asian market. WeWork reported a rise in losses in the first half of this year to $723 million from $154 million a year earlier, according to Reuters. But JLL estimates it would continue to expand. It said in its report: “We think Wework is likely to … [Read more...] about US coworking space to set up shop in HCMC
U.S. promotes free, fair, reciprocal trade with VietnamBy Thuy Dung Gil Kaplan, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade from the U.S. Department of Commerce, delivers his speech at the 2018 U.S.-Vietnam Business Summit: Defining the Future of Bilateral Economic Relations in Hanoi City on September 10 – PHOTO: THUY DUNG HANOI – The United States wants to promote free, fair and reciprocal trade ties with Vietnam, as well as work together to overcome obstacles to the market development efforts of American companies operating in the Asian country, a senior official from the U.S. Department of Commerce said at a summit in Hanoi City today, September 10. The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry co-held “The 2018 U.S.-Vietnam Business Summit: Defining the Future of Bilateral Economic Relations.” Addressing the summit, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink said the United States wants to … [Read more...] about U.S. promotes free, fair, reciprocal trade with Vietnam