The General Department of Customs has ordered the management of origin and labels of imported products to be enhanced.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a conference in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on October 24 to gather ideas for the national programme on “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP).
VOV.VN - Between January and September, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports witnessed the highest growth in the group of agro-forestry-fisheries products, increasing a staggering 45.6% to US$2.67billion when compared to the same period last year.
Despite a recent rebound in shrimp exports to the EU, Vietnam’s shrimp sector is facing a fierce competition in the market, requiring domestic exporters to continue improving their product quality and competitiveness, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.
VOV.VN - The launching ceremony of the ‘Golden Tour’ to Hanoi and a new tourism product themed ‘Vietnam’s traditional fondness of learning’ was held on October 10 at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum.
Consumer finance is proving to be an attractive sector with the number of foreign companies rising through mergers and acquisitions, the news site cafef.vn reported.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s agricultural growth was not really as high as expected during the past 9 months of this year with a low added value and potential risks.
Vietnam earned US$1.38 billion from exporting more than 800,000 tonnes of rubber in the first eight months of 2017, year-on-year rise of 54.1% in value and 12.8% in volume.
Promoting regional linkage from production to distribution is essential to turn the country’s southern part into a trade hub.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has produced 24.58 million tonnes of coal in the first eight months of the year, accounting for 68.3 percent of the annual plan.c
The northeastern province of Quang Ninh opened the fifth One Commune, Once Product (OCOP) fair on September 1 under the theme “Quang Ninh OCOP products – Vietnamese people’s brand”.
VOV.VN - Exports of agricultural products to Indonesia fell sharply in the first seven month of this year. They included rice (down 96%), coffee (51.2%), tea (47.7%) and fruit and vegetables (57%), according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Customs officers at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have discovered an animal product trafficking case, seizing nearly 3kg of goods suspected to be bone glue of rare animals.
The northern province of Quang Ninh will develop the “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme into an important economic development scheme, with a focus on agricultural and non-agricultural production.
The domestic pesticide market is worth up to $1 billion, but profits all go to foreign companies as 90 percent of products are imports.
HCM City is seeking more than VND128 trillion (US$5.63 billion) in investment between now and 2020 for socio-economic development, according to the city’s Department of Planning and Investment.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has joined hands with other ministries and sectors to promote the export of agri-aquatic products to Australia.
Local businesses in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh earned US$17.3 million from exporting aquatic products in the first half of 2017, an surge of US$10.49 million against the same period last year.
Policies continue to discourage the production and trade of local agricultural products, research findings by the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development show.
Vietnam’s plant protection product market is valued at US$1 billion a year, but the country is still heavily dependent on imports.