VOV.VN - As consumers enjoy fresh, local fruit and vegetables this summer, farmers and producers can expect lower earnings from the fruits of their labour, say leading industry analysts.
Major agricultural products enjoyed a rise in export value in the first half of this year despite a fall in volume, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam's pepper shipments are forecast to reach around 101,000 tons for the first six months of 2017, up 13% on-year, but revenue is likely to fall 13%, according to Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA)'s chairman Do Ha Nam.
Once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA-FLEGT) comes into force, there will be opportunities for Vietnam to export more wooden products to Europe and other markets, delegates told a seminar in HCM City on June 13.
The Ministry of National Defence and the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) support institutes, universities and research units of the Vietnamese and Indian armies to strengthen cooperation and share experience, a senior officer has said.
The export of wood and wood products is forecast to bring home US$7.5 billion in 2017 and keep increasing in the following years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam and the EU have just concluded negotiations for a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), according to the EU delegation to Vietnam on May 16.
Vietnam and the EU on May 11 concluded six years of negotiations for a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT).
Captain Nguyen Quoc Khanh from the Vietnam Peacekeeping Centre has been assigned to join the UN mission in the Central African Republic.
Local book producer Phuong Nam Corp (PNC) has teased the opening of a ‘book city’ inside a shopping center in Binh Duong, a neighboring province of Ho Chi Minh City.
Links between enterprises and coffee and pepper farmers need to be enhanced to improve the economic value and competitiveness of the two products.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has added pepper to the list of commodities traded on the Vietnam Commodity Exchange (VNX), according to the ministry’s Decision 1071/QD-BCT issued last week.
VOV.VN - Lieutenant General and Deputy Minister of Defence Phan Van Giang on April 3 hosted a reception for the visiting Chief of Army of New Zealand,Peter Kelly, in Hanoi.
Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Phan Van Giang held talks with Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Army (RCA) Pol Saroeun in Phnom Penh on March 18.
2017 is forecast to be a difficult year for Vietnam’s pepper, which has seen falling prices since the end of 2016, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Peppercorn export has experienced a decline in both value and volume in the first two months of 2017, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade expects pepper to remain a key foreign currency earner for Vietnam this year, with targeted export turnover of US$1.6 billion despite a fall in output in some farming areas.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has handed over decisions to promote four high-ranking officers in the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) from Lieutenant Generals and Navy Vice Admiral to Senior Lieutenant Generals.
VOV.VN - A special arts performance and exchange program was held in Hanoi on December 21 to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 27th anniversary of National Defense Day.
Vietnam’s defence attaché agency in Laos held a ceremony in Vientiane on December 20 to mark the 72nd founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (December 22, 1944).