Longan has become the fourth kind of Vietnamese fruit to be exported to Australia after litchi, mango and dragon fruit. However, experts say there is still a lot of work needed for Vietnam to secure a firm foothold in the market.
Vietnam’s leather, footwear and handbags were lauded to be comparable to those made in China, Pakistan, India, Singapore, Indonesia and South Africa during an international fair held in Melbourne city, Victoria state of Australia from November 12 – 14.
Vietnamese boxer Tran Van Thao will compete against Australia’s Billy Dib for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Australasian title in Australia on December 20.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thanh Phong on November 8 received John Barilaro, Deputy Premier of Australia’s New South Wales state, now on a working visit to Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The average export price of rice during the first nine months of the year suffered a sharp decline of 13.4 per cent to US$435.6 per tonne, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
Leaders of 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, China, and India, on November 4 issued a joint statement on the postponing of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to 2020 instead of 2019 as scheduled.
Leaders of the Southeast Asian countries met for a second day on November 3 within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits in Thailand, hoping for a breakthrough in the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
A royal antique car decorated with durian fruit and a banner that read “Vietnamese Durian” travelled around the centre of Sydney on October 29 as part of a campaign to promote the fruit in Australia.
VOV.VN - Among the 74 countries and territories investing in Vietnam, the Republic of Korea is the biggest foreign investor with a total investment of US$2,752.9 million during the first ten months of the year, accounting for 21.5 per cent of all newly-registered capital, according to the General Statistics Office.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade is expecting that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a landmark trade deal between ASEAN countries and six major economies, will be signed in November 2020.
A Vietnam – Australia seminar on vocational skills took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 23, within the framework of the Australian Vocational Skills Week in Vietnam.
The administration of Australia’s Victoria State on August 22 announced that it will set up a trade and investment office in Ho Chi Minh City to deepen bilateral relationship and drive new trade, investment and exchange opportunities for Victorian and Vietnamese businesses.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with Australia’s Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University) in building a vision action plan related to education and training in the next 20 years, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan on October 21.
Most of the winners of the Road to Olympia TV show leave for Australia and do not return to Vietnam.
Winners of the first round of the Innovation Partnership Grants, part of the Aus4Innovation programme, were honoured at an event held by the Embassy of Australia and the Ministry of Science and Technology in Hanoi on October 9.
Experience from Australia in innovation-based socio-economic development, and the difficulties in building an innovative ecosystem were shared at a workshop in Hanoi on October 8.
VOV.VN - This year’s shrimp exports are expected to drop 4 per cent to US$ 3.4 billion in comparison to last year as competition from shrimp prices have exerted pressure on shrimp exporters.
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong discussed with visiting Governor of Australia’s Victoria state Linda Dessau ways to promote cooperation between the two sides, particularly in innovative startup and education, at a meeting on October 4.
Vietnam shipped abroad 586,000 tonnes of rice in September for 251 million USD, pushing the total rice export volume and value in the first nine months of this year to 5.2 million tonnes and 2.24 billion USD, respectively.
The Vietnamese aviation market grew slowly in the first half of 2019 with little increases in the number of passengers and flights, falling far short of the double-digit average growth in 2013-2018.