Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision approving the national action plan on sustainable production and consumption for 2021-2030.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has demanded sectors and localities nationwide to enhance the management of illegal wildlife caging, trading and 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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged local authorities, the General Department of Vietnam Customs and the Market Watch General Department to tighten control over the trade and consumption of crawfish.
While higher prices and low awareness have limited consumption in the domestic market, one firm is optimistic that this will change.
Vietnam's health ministry has proposed an advertisement ban on beer in an attempt to cut consumption in one of the world's heaviest drinking populations.
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.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s steel exports rose beyond the US$1 billion mark over the first three months of the year and are tending toward a strong upward trend for the foreseeable future.
The domestic building material market remained stable in the first nine months of this year, according to the Ministry of Construction.
The Ministry of Health is conducting tests on seafood samples collected from the central provinces, which were affected by the Formosa toxic spill, to determine if they are safe for consumption.
Consumer price index (CPI) in the first quarter of 2017 increased by 4.96% year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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.
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.
Total export value of Tra fish reached US$616 million in the first six months of this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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.
Domestic cement companies would face stiffer competition in consumption in markets at home and abroad in the future, experts said.
The Prime Minister has approved a national action programme on sustainable production and consumption until 2020 with a vision to 2030.
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).
A joint project between Vietnam and Cuba on rice production has established 54,000 rice cultivation models with an average yield of 4.36 tonnes of rice per hectare, it was reported at a conference in Havana on December 11.
(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.