VOV.VN - The opening seven months of the year saw the index of industrial production (IIP) in Ho Chi Minh City suffer an annual drop of 5.5% due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Fresh cases of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic have been discovered with complicated developments in Vinh City in the central province of Nghe An, with Nghi Kim commune being the hardest hit by the latest outbreak.
VOV.VN -Police officers conducted a raid on a Chinese gang operating a drug manufacturing facility in Kon Tum, seizing approximately 20 tonnes of machinery and equipment in the process, in addition to hundreds of liters of drug precursors, and 13 tonnes of chemicals.
VOV.VN - Bouts of dengue fever broke out in many localities across the Central province of Quang Nam with more than 2,480 cases being reported throughout 148 communes, wards and towns in the province so far.
VOV.VN - Vietnam spends more than VND52 billion importing pesticides every day, with more than 50% of that money going to China, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese plastics industry is heavily dependent on material imports at fluctuated prices.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on January 18 hosted a reception for Governor of Japan’s Ehime prefecture Tokihiro Nakamura who is on a working visit to the city.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has approved a plan to develop Vietnam’s maritime industry and trade to 2025, with a vision to 2035.
President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman will pay a State visit to Vietnam from June 6-8 under the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang.
VOV.VN - A seminar was held in Hanoi on March 17 underlining changes to management institutions to improve the rice value chain and Vietnamese rice’s competitiveness.
Total foreign trade value as of July 15 was over US$177 billion, a year-on-year rise of 2.8%, according to statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
President Tran Dai Quang has required ministries and localities to coordinate closely with the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) to ensure all victims enjoy the support policies of the Party and State, as well as support their fight for justice.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked for tighter management of fishery products amid warnings by major import markets on food hygiene and safety standards of aquatic products.
Leaders of the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation (FHS) officially apologised for a shocking statement made by a company’s representative regarding recent massive fish deaths in the central region.
(VOV) - Indian businesses considers Vietnam a potential import market of their dye and basic chemicals, said S. G. Bharadi, the Acting Executive Director of the Indian Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL).
An extremely toxic herbicide made in China may penetrate the Vietnamese market through smuggling in 2016, which is a major threat to food safety and the environment.
Authorities plan to intensify checks of animal feed production and trading establishments and pig farming and slaughterhouses in the south from November to next February.
(VOV) -The 15th International Agriculture Trade Fair (Agro Viet 2015) themed “Enhancing the effectiveness of food processing and preservation” is set to take place in Hanoi from November 6- 9 featuring 400 stands from foreign and domestic businesses and organisations.
The national index of industrial production fell 0.78% in the third quarter from the same period last year, causing a year-on-year decrease of 0.74% in the first nine months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on September 24.
As a large agricultural producer, Vietnam has much demand for fertilisers and plant protection chemicals, offering much opportunity for companies in the field.