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USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption

USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Wildlife Asia has released new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as part of the third phase of the Chi initiative – a communication programme to help decrease consumer demand for rhino horn in Vietnam.

Purchasing power soars by 8.5 percent

Purchasing power soars by 8.5 percent

The purchasing power in the total national retail value of goods and services until April 2018 reached nearly 1.40 trillion VND (61.4 million USD), the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.

Food testing urged ahead of Tet

Food testing urged ahead of Tet

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, has urged relevant agencies to step up food safety inspections as consumption increases ahead of the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival.

Hanoi promotion month to stimulate consumption

Hanoi promotion month to stimulate consumption

The Hanoi Promotion Month, which has been organised in November every year since 2009, is expected to stimulate consumption and build consumers’ trust, said Nguyen Thu Giang, Director of the Vietnam Yellow Pages JSC at a conference in Hanoi on October 27.

Salt from central region proved safe for consumption

Salt from central region proved safe for consumption

The National Agro-Forestry-Fishery Quality Assurance Department has announced that salt produced in some central provinces, where abnormal mass fish deaths occurred recently, is safe for consumers.

Vietnam's steel market on the up

Vietnam's steel market on the up

Vietnam's steel market showed growth in both production and business in the first 11 months of this year, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).

Cassava exports show upturn

Cassava exports show upturn

(VOV) - Vietnam fetched US$84 million from exporting 235,000 tonnes of cassava and tapioca products in September, bringing the total exports volume to 3.27 million tonnes worth US$1.03 billion in nine months, up 28.4% in volume and 24.3% in value.