The Australian Embassy will begin on August 15 accepting applications for its Direct Aid Programme (DAP) grant round 2017-18 for projects in northern Vietnam, which covers provinces north of, and including, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is running 19 foreign direct investment projects worth nearly VND4.74 trillion (US$208.56 million), mainly in cattle feed, acquaculture, garment-textile and rice exports.
The Anti-Dumping Commission of Australia (ADC) chose not to apply anti-dumping duties on wind towers imported from Vietnam 60 days after it began investigating the alleged dumping of the goods, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority.
VOV.VN - With favourable climatic conditions endowed by nature, Ca Mau has led the Mekong Delta provinces in shrimp production. Currently, nearly 300,000ha in the province are dedicated to shrimp production, with a turnover of nearly 150,000 tons and an export value of nearly US$1 billion.
The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) is calling on the Government to maintain a series of quality and management controls in the steel industry since trade fraud in steel imports is still high.
VOV.VN - A debate has raged for several decades about the real benefit of free trade agreements and whether they create prosperity for Vietnam, said experts from the Ministry of Industry and Trade at a forum late last month in Hanoi.
Vietnam will introduce and promote tourist destinations in three Australian cities – Perth, Sydney and Melbourne – as part of the 2017 National Tourism Promotion Programme, from August 12 to 19.
VOV.VN - China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation has announced its decision to import books from Vietnam under the brand name Chibooks.
Vietnam’s export turnover of aquatic products is forecast to reach US$8 billion in 2017, up 14 percent year on year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Australia and New Zealand have huge potential for Vietnamese products like farm produce, aquatic products, coffee, cashew, computers, telephones and garments, said Nguyen Phuc Nam, deputy director of the Department of Asia-Pacific Market at a conference held in Hanoi on July 28.
The Vietravel travel company on July 28 launched direct charter flights connecting the central province of Thanh Hoa and Bangkok city, raising the total number of direct routes the firm operates from Vietnam to Thailand’s capital to six.
Vietnam and Australia need to maintain and develop further their defense cooperation, said Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA), and Deputy Minister of National Defense.
VOV.VN - Senior Australian officials have hailed Vietnam’s dynamic development and active role in Southeast Asia and voiced their willingness to take bilateral ties to new heights.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held working sessions with some Australian officials on July 24 to seek measures to further foster partnership between the two countries.
The Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) under the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science of Australia has announced the partial rescission of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation on Vietnamese zincs coated (galvanised) steel.
Vietnam exported nearly 2.66 million tonnes of rice in the first half this year with free-on-board value of US$1.65 billion, reported the Vietnam Food Association.
Given the recent refusal of Vietnamese shipments of agro-forestry-aquatic products from choosy markets, domestic firms have to know about importers’ standards in terms of food hygiene and safety.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau aims to seek more export markets for its shrimp products through intensifying trade promotion activities as an effort to realise the locality’s export target of US$1.1 billion in 2017.
Five tonnes of Son La-grown green mango will be shipped to Australia weekly by Agricare Vietnam Company after its first successful shipment of one tonne to the country.
VOV.VN - About 70 members of the public and private sectors of Vietnam and Western Australia gathered at a working conference in Perth yesterday (July 13) to seek ways to expand trade and investment links between the two entities.