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Application for Australia’s Direct Aid Programme 2017-18 opens

Application for Australia’s Direct Aid Programme 2017-18 opens

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.

Dong Thap draws 19 foreign direct investment projects

Dong Thap draws 19 foreign direct investment projects

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.

Over 90 countries import Ca Mau shrimps

Over 90 countries import Ca Mau shrimps

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.

VSA urges steel import controls

VSA urges steel import controls

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.

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

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 to promote tourism in Australia

Vietnam to promote tourism in Australia

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.

Vietnam books get on foreign bookshelf

Vietnam books get on foreign bookshelf

VOV.VN - China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation has announced its decision to import books from Vietnam under the brand name Chibooks.

Seafood exports estimated at US$8 bln in 2017

Seafood exports estimated at US$8 bln in 2017

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).

Vietnam promotes exports to Australia, New Zealand

Vietnam promotes exports to Australia, New Zealand

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.

Vietravel launches Thanh Hoa-Bangkok air route

Vietravel launches Thanh Hoa-Bangkok air route

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.

Ca Mau moves to expand shrimp export market

Ca Mau moves to expand shrimp export market

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.