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January 2024

  • Party official pays working trip to Italy, Vatican

  • Vietnam attends international craft exhibition in Italy

  • Vietnam’s GDP growth predicted to reach 6.13-6.48% in 2024: CIEM

  • European businesses trust in Vietnam’s recovery

  • Thanh Hoa boosts trade, investment connectivity with Italy

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


September 2023

  • Vietnam-Italy economic, commercial cooperation strengthened

  • Meeting with Deputy Minister of Enterprise and Made in Italy

  • Vietnam promotes fruit export to Italy

  • Vietnam’s National Day celebrated in Italy

  • GDP growth 6% max this year, ministry predicts

  • Nine-month FDI attraction up 7.7%

  • Semiconductor industry needs thorough preparations: official

  • New records set in agricultural product export revenue

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.



  • Vietnam joins 12th World Chili Pepper Trade Fair in Italy

  • Record number of new firms seen in eight months

  • Vietnam’s economy sees continued uptrend in various sectors

  • Hanoi maintains position as economic locomotive of northern region

  • Vietnam receives rising interest from Western European, American investors

  • National energy master plan for 2021-2030 approved

  • Workshop on carbon tax to mitigate CBAM for exported goods held

  • Transport firm Tasco to buy out Vietnam’s biggest car distributor

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


JULY 2023

  • The successful visits of the President to Austria, Italy, the Vatican

  • Vietnam participates in the 43rd session of the FAO Ministerial Conference

  • Vietnam and Italy cooperate in the fight against crime

  • The rice sector requires more support to move from quantity to quality

  • Central bank launches VND15 trillion credit package to support forestry and aquaculture sectors

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


June 2023

  • Various events celebrate 50-year Vietnam-Italy ties in Lombardy

  • Vietnam – attractive destination for Italian firms: forum

  • Vietnam, Italy develop SMART platform to expand online trade connectivity

  • Vietnam's CPI inflation trends down for fourth month

  • Vietnam cuts interest rates again to spur growth

  • Vietnam FDI surges 28% in 5 months

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


MAY 2023

  • Vietnamese agricultural products at the Macfrut fair in Italy

  • Umbria - Vietnam, cooperation and development

  • It needs more support for mechanical industries

  • Vietnam becomes the world's manufacturing center thanks to the boom in foreign investment

  • Da Nang looking for investment on 10 fulfillment center projects

  • Measures to support the timber sector to promote exports.

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


April 2023

  • Vietnam-Italy Year activities held in Umbria

  • Vietnam looks to step up economic cooperation with Italian region

  • Italy helps Vietnam improve statistical capacity

  • Food processing industry attracts investors

  • Garment sector must go green to ensure sustainable development

  • Leading global professors to attend geotechnics conference in Hanoi

  • Vietnamese handicrafts promoted in Italy

  • Commercial opportunities bewteen Italian and Vietnamese companies.


March 2023

  • Vietnam-Italy Year marking 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties launched

  • Vietnam, Italy enjoy strong partnership bilaterally and multilaterally

  • Vietnam magnet for Italian investment

  • Fifty years of relations, Vietnam and Italy lift strategic partnership to new heights

  • Favourable mechanisms needed to fuel domestic supporting industries

  • Vietnam seeks new investor incentives as cross-border tax rules loom

  • Vietnam pavilion attracts visitors at Mediterranean Tourism Exchange

  • Commercial opportunities bewteen Italian and Vietnamese companies.



  • EVFTA ensures fair competition, subsidies

  • Vietnam in Italian groups' strategic priority list

  • EuroCham launches 2022-2023 Whitebook

  • Industry-trade sector aims to reduce greenhouse gas emission by up to 30%

  • Fiscal policy forecast to be key driver for Vietnam’s growth in 2023

  • Vietnam to reduce environmental impact of textile-garment industry by 2030

  • Trade fairs and events 

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


January 2023

  • Ten Relevant Events of Vietnam's Industrial and Commercial Sector in 2022 

  • A boost to the Vietnam-Italy strategic partnership is expected in 2023

  • Trade relations between Vietnam and Italy in 2022

  • Vietnam - The bright side of the world economy in 2022

  • Vietnam's agriculture, forestry and aquatic products exports hit record high in 2022

  • Vietnamese petrol companies want to fix their own prices.

  • Vietnamese banks have asked for rate cuts to support the economic recovery

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.



  • Meeting between the President of the Council of Ministers Giorgia Meloni and the Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh

  • Vietnam, the bridge between ASEAN and the EU

  • Vietnam seeks opportunities to promote handicrafts in Italy

  • Vietnam, Europe boost cooperation in tackling trade frauds

  • Vietnam's pepper exports to Italy increase

  • Apple plans to start producing MacBooks in Vietnam by mid-2023

  • Trade forum supports firms to boost trade, investment with Eurasia region

  • Trade fairs and events

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


November 2022

  • Minister of Industry and Trade, Vietnam Trade Counselors in 67 Countries, Eurocham, International Associations and Experts at Green Export Promotion Forum 

  • The festival promotes the ecosystem of enterprises producing Vietnamese goods

  • The Vietnamese Embassy in Italy promotes trade links between Vietnam and the Emilia Romagna region

  • Vietnam, a positive note amid the global slowdown

  • Coffee exports from Vietnam to Italy increased by 35% compared to the same period last year

  • Vietnam's rice exports 2022 will rise to 6.3-6.5 million tons

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


October 2022

  • Seminar on economic cooperation between the northern province of Thai Binh and the Tuscany region

  • Vietnam seeks a stronger partnership with the Campania region

  • Delegation of the Province of Lam Dong on a business trip to the city of Como

  • The delegation of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam on a business trip to Italy 

  • Dung Quat Oil Refinery ramps up production to ease fuel shortage

  • Taste of Italy Week took place in Ho Chi Minh.

  • MoIT and EuroCham sign the Memorandum of Cooperation for the promotion of sustainable development

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


September 2022

  • Vietnam and Italy are trying to optimize business opportunities

  • Italy-Vietnam: evaluating the future of trade relations at the Economic Cooperation Forum

  • The Secretary-General of the United Nations congratulates Vietnam on its 45 years of participation

  • How Vietnamese exports weathered the global storm

  • Vietnam is 63rd in the world in the digital environment

  • Total fish production reaches 6.75 million tons in 9 months

  • The costs for Italy to import energy will double to 100 billion euros

  • Vietnam will produce 65% of Apple AirPods by 2025: forecasts.

  • Spotlight on Vietnamese cuisine during the Bagnara ethnic culture festival

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


August 2022

  • Vietnam in 2022 expects to achieve the highest GDP growth in the Asia-Pacific area

  • Vietnamese public debt slows significantly

  • Vietnam introduces administrative sanctions for environmental violations: Decree 45

  • Vietnam ranks seventh in tea production

  • Petrovietnam aims for a USD 18.5 billion refinery

  • Vietnam will soon use the Logistics Competitiveness Index

  • An Apple supplier eyeballs a $300 million factory in northern Vietnam

  • Vietnam participates in the 11th World Chilli Trade Fair

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


July 2022

  • Vietnam strengthens economic cooperation with Italy

  • Update on the 100 Containers of Cashew scam case

  • Tuscany aims to strengthen ties with Vietnam

  • Italian media highlight Vietnam's economic ties with Europe and human rights achievements

  • Apple aims to expand its supply chain in Vietnam.

  • The exhibition of the Vietnamese painter Van Duong Thanh in Naples

  • Upcoming Conferences and Fairs in Vietnam

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.


June 2022

  • Meeting between the Minister of Industry and Commerce of Vietnam and the Trade Counselors of Vietnam in Europe in Geneva

  • The VII Vietnam-Italy Joint Economic Commission 

  • The meeting with the Director of Unions Industriali of Turin, Angelo Cappetti

  • The meeting with Confindustria Genova and the Genoa Chamber of Commerce

  • The case of Vietnamese cashew nuts exported to Italy

  • The EVFTA has positively influenced European companies in Vietnam

  • Business opportunities in Vietnam and Singapore

  • The workshop "Vietnam - Cooperation and investment opportunities for Campania companies"


may 2022

  • The new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Italy

  • The 7th meeting of the Joint Committee on Economic Cooperation

  • Update on 35 containers of cashew nuts lost OBL

  • Opening ceremony of the Representative Office of the Chamber of Commerce Italy-Vietnam in Hochiminh city

  • Vietnam attends 18th congress of World Federation of Trade Unions in Italy

  • RCEP strengthens Vietnam’s trade position

  • European businesses more positive about investing in Vietnam

  • Seminar seeks to promote space strategies in Italy, Vietnam

  • Business opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.

economic bulletin

April 2022

  • Prime Minister holds phone conversation with Italian counterpart

  • The Government has set a target to keep the public debt cap at 60% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030

  • The Vietnamese digital economy is constantly expanding, also thanks to the acceleration brought about by the pandemic

  • European business confidence highest since fourth Covid-19 wave in Vietnam

  • Viet Nam to become model of inclusive, green growth: UNDP Representative

  • Exhibition builds cultural bridge between Vietnam and Italy

  • Vietnam Expo 2022

  • Business opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies.

Economic bulletin 

March 2022

  • The case of Vietnam's cashew exports to Italy

  • Experts highlight Vietnam’s positive economic outlook

  • Vietnam’s rice exports signal a favourable year in 2022

  • Vietnam accounts for 10% of world footwear exports for the first time

  • Renewable energy offers investment opportunities in Vietnam

  • Project of AI R&D center in Binh Dinh

  • The 31st Vietnam International Trade Fair will take place in Hanoi

  • New opportunities for Vietnamese students in Italy

  • Viet Nam resumes visa exemption policy for citizens from 13 countries

Economic bulletin 

February 2022

  • Vietnam and the EU seek to promote energy collaboration

  • EU major market for Vietnamese farm produce: Agriculture Minister

  • Bac Giang keen on cooperating with Italian in agricultural production, processing

  • Vietnam continues to be an important link in the global supply chain
  • Hanoi moves to attract more investment in Industrial parks, Industrial and Export Processing Zones


    Steel prices rise 5 pct, nears historic peak

  • HCM City ports begin trial of automatic collection of infrastructure fees

  • Vietnam to reopen international tourism from March 15th 2022

  • Trade opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies

Economic Bulletin 

january 2022

  • Opportunities for economic cooperation between Piedmont, Italy and ASEAN

  • Vietnam and Veneto strengthen economic and educational ties

  • Cashew exports rise in 2021 despite COVID-19 challenges

  • Vietnamese consumers use the interest-free credit card for durable goods.

  • Virtual Vietnam Foodexpo 2021

  • The Vietnam International Arbitration Center is committed to supporting FDI enterprises

  • Labor shortages and high transportation costs lead clothing companies to refuse orders

  • Vietnam establishes circular agriculture association

  • Commercial opportunities between Italian and Vietnamese companies

Economic Bulletin 

November 2021

  • Opening of the Honorary Consular Office of Vietnam in Naples

  • Vietnam launches program to provide trade support to exporters

  • Vietnam Industry 4.0 Summit 2021 is an annual event hosted by the Central Economic Committee 

  • Vietnam will be the fastest growing e-commerce market in Southeast Asia by 2026

  • Vietnam Foodexpo 2021

  • Offshore wind capacity will reach 36 GW by 2045

  • Hanoi aims to develop smart agriculture

  • New partner search proposals between companies in the two countries.

Economic Bulletin 

October 2021

  • Italy donates an additional 2.02 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam.

  • The ASEAN renewable energy market attracts Italian companies.

  • Opportunities for Vietnamese wood and wood products for the Italian market.

  • Vietnam's electronics industry appeals to foreign investors.

  • The “Vietnam Rice” brand is now protected in 22 foreign countries.

  • Binh Thuan province increases dragon fruit exports.

  • Next economic seminar in Naples on the occasion. of the inauguration of the new Consulate of Vietnam in Naples.

  • New partner search proposals between the companies of the two countries.

Economic Bulletin 


  • Italy has donated nearly 800,000 more vaccine doses to Vietnam

  • ADB lowers Vietnam's economic growth to 3.8% in 2021

  • Vietnam participates for the first time in the Macfrut fruit & professional show (Italy)

  • Vietnamese agricultural products presented at the World Chilli Pepper Fair in Italy

  • Step by step realize a new normal, safely adapt to COVID-19

  • Vietnam has been in the top 10 countries for cross-border data transfers for the past decade.

  • E-commerce paves the way for Vietnamese goods to reach the global market

  • IDE in Viet Nam, resilience in difficult times

  • The export of computers and electronic products is expected to reach $ 50 billion in 2021

  • New partner search proposals between the companies of the two countries.

Economic Bulletin 


  • Italy donates 801,600 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 to Việt Nam

  • The trade deficit continues to grow significantly, reaching $ 3.88 billion

  • HCMC's FDI may have suffered as a result of prolonged social distancing.

  • The publishing house sells groceries during the pandemic

  • Vietnam aims to become one of the main fish processing centers in the world

  • Bến Tre aims to invest in fishing ports and storm shelters

  • Nearly $ 44 million to refurbish the Nam Nghi Sơn and Quy Nhon sea canals

  • Textiles and apparel face turmoil for the second half of the year

  • The next fairs and events in 2021;

  • New partner search proposals between the companies of the two countries.

Economic Bulletin 

July 2021

  • Focus: institutional visit of the Vietnam Ambassador to Sicily;

  • Promoting economic cooperation between Sicilia and Vietnam: the ambassador visited "Green Expo Catania 2030";

  • Vietnam named among world’s top 20 host economies for FDI for first time;

  • For the first time, Vietnam was named among the top 20 FDI recipient economies in the world;

  • Fruit, vegetable export up 17.4% in the first half of this year;

  • Vietnam-Europe freight train launched;

  • The Vietnam E-commerce White book 2021 was recently released by the Vietnam ECommerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade;

  • The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has proposed a 5-10% tax rate cut for imported steel products so as for the market prices to cool down;

  • Current situation of Covid19 vaccines in Vietnam;

  • Trade fairs and events for companies; 

  • Trade opportunities.

economic bulletin

June 2021

  • Vietnam - Italy Vice-Ministers' political consultation;

  • Economic cooperation between Vietnam and Italy in the first 5 months of 2021;

  • Vietnam gets set to tax e-commerce revenue;

  • Amazon, Alibaba race to recruit Vietnamese merchants;

  • Inauguration of Trung Nam Wind Power Plant;

  • Vietnam's footwear industry sees robust growth despite COVID-19 pandemic;

  • Industrial, trade growth trend sustained despite COVID-19;

  • Covid-19 and Vaccines - Pfizer;

  • Home-grown Nano Covax vaccine enters third-phase trial;

  • EU signs green pass regulation, starting July 1st 2021; 

  • Trade opportunities.

economic bulletin

MAy 2021

  • Exports to the EU reach nearly $5 billion thanks to EVFTA;

  • Vietnam’s economic growth to bounce back strongly in 2021-2022;

  • Confcommercio: GDP returns positive in May, estimate + 3.7%;

  • Tourism-related firms face bankruptcy due to pandemic;

  • Hai Duong promotes consumption of Thanh Ha lychee, specialty agricultural products;

  • Ho Chi Minh City suspends high-speed boat services to Vung Tau, Can Gio;

  • Manufacturing industries face difficulties due to shortage of chips;

  • Hoa Phat Group to start construction on container plant in June in Ba Ria Vung Tau

  • Trade opportunities.

Economic bulletin

april 2021

  • CThe handover conference in Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam;

  • Types of business entities;

  • Forms of business: Limited-liability company, Joint-stock company, Partnership, Branch, Business cooperation contract (BCC), Representative office, Public and private partnership contract (PPP)

  • Trade relation between Vietnam and Italy in the first 3 months of 2021; 

  • Italian president confers Order of the Star on Hanoi professor;

  • Eni strengthens its presence in Vietnam through the acquisition of Block 115;

  • Macfrut 2021;

  • Vietnam National Brand Week launched in HCM City;

  • The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam has just issued a plan to organize the National Promotion Month 2021 - Vietnam Grand Sale 2021.

economic bulletin

MARch 2021

  • Taxation in Vietnam (Part 2): Foreign contractor tax (FCT), Double taxation agreements, Value added tax (VAT), Special sales tax (SST), Import and export duty, Personal Income Tax (PIT);
  • Vietnam's trade turnover;
  • Vietnam's economic growth may reach 6.5% in 2021 according to the IMF; 
  • Vietnam Furniture Matching Week- opportunities for Vietnam's wood industry;
  • The Italian government has provided a range of incentives for buyers of hybrid cars, electric cars and methane;
  • Hà Nội to organise five Consumer goods weeks;
  • New appliance brands enter VN; 
  • Trade opportunities.

Economic Bulletin

FEBruary 2021

  • Taxation in Vietnam (Part 1): Corporate Income Tax (IRES)

  • Trade exchanges between Italy and Vietnam in 2020: import and export value, main exported and imported products of Vietnam

  • News regarding agriculture and technology.

  • Vietnam Covid19 Vaccination Update: As of February 24, 2021, 117,600 doses of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine arrived at Vietnam's Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Economic Bulletin

january 2021

  • News regarding the economic scenario of Vietnam 2021.

  • EVFTA News: Vietnam's export turnover to the EU market using the certificate of origin EUR.1 is quite high, accounting for more than 14% of the total export turnover.

  • Agriculture: Vietnam's agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector is growing in 2021 towards a goal of more than $ 42 billion.

  • New railway project connecting north and south of Vietnam: The tender for the pre-feasibility assessment of the high-speed railway project on the North-South axis will be implemented in the form of an international open tender

Economic Bulletin

December 2020

  • VI edition of the Vietnam - Italy Mixed Economic Commission - the important event held annually expressing the determination of the two parties to strengthen the promotion of bilateral cooperation in the field of economy, trade and the implementation of the Strategic Partnership between Vietnam and Italy.

  • According to the World Bank, the Vietnamese economy will gain 6.8% growth in 2021

  • The first positive results of the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA) after 4 months of implementation.

  • Vietnam Foodexpo 2020

  • Logistics Sector Conference: "Video Interactive Business Matching Forum: Vietnam - EU Logistics 2020"

Economic Bulletin

November 2020

  • The EVFTA agreement concerning the fisheries sector. Tax reduction and elimination plan for Vietnam's main seafood products  

  • Support for businesses to attract sustainable investments. Main industrial zones and economic zones in Vietnam

  • Webinar for economic cooperation between Vietnam and Italy held on November 26, 2020.

  • Intensive training seminar on commitments in the Comprehensive and Progessive Trans-pacific partnership (CPTPP) and the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA)

Economic Bulletin

October 2020

  • Sales of Vietnamese prawns exported to the EU recorded double-digit growth after the entry of the EVFTA agreement

  • Vietnam's cashew export market in early 2020

  • Intensive training seminar on commitments in the trade agreement, the so-called CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership) and in the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA)

  • Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition (Vietnam Foodexpo) 2020

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Economic Bulletin

September 2020

  • Economic relations between Vietnam - Italy in the first 8 months of 2020: The turnover of imports and exports between Vietnam and Italy in the first eight months of 2020 reached 3.014 billion dollars, down by 16.5% compared to the same period of 2019.

  • A scenario in complete safety necessary for the relaunch of tourism

  • Ups and downs in the pharmaceutical sector

  • Update of legal regulatory documents on Vietnam preferential export tariffs and special import preferential tariffs thanks to the EVFTA agreement in the period 2020-2022  

  • Vietnam International Trade Conference in Agricultural Products and Foods in 2020

  • International online trade conference on food ingredients, natural pharmaceuticals in Vietnam

Economic Bulletin

August 2020

  • EVFTA - opportunity for all parties.  The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA) officially entered into force on 1 August 2020. On the part of the EU, it has committed to abolish import duties on 85.6% of tariff lines, equivalent to 70.3% of Vietnam's exports to the EU. Subsequently, after 7 years, the EU will eliminate import duties on 99.2% of tariff lines, equivalent to 99.7% of Vietnam's exports. For the remaining 0.3% of Vietnam's exports, the EU offers a tariff quota (TRQ) with a zero import duty. Therefore, it can be said that 100% of Vietnam's exports to the EU will be eliminated from import taxes after a certain period.
  • Macfrut 2020: Macfrut, the first virtual fair of the fruit and vegetable sector, will take place from 8 to 10 September 2020, an online event dedicated to professionals in the sector.
  • The 20th International Agricultural Fair-AGROVIET 2020
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