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HCM City boosts trade links

HCM City boosts trade links

Links between businesses in Ho Chi Minh City and other cities and provinces in the south have improved significantly as a result of a trade co-operation programme started in late 2011.

Local exports to face stiff competition

Local exports to face stiff competition

Vietnam's exports, especially agro-forestry and fisheries, will face difficulties in 2016 if the country does not drastically restructure the industry, Tran Tuan Anh, deputy minister of Industry and Trade said.

Opportunities to bolster seafood exports to RoK

Opportunities to bolster seafood exports to RoK

The Republic of Korea (RoK) has been considered one of the most potential export markets for Vietnam’s aquatic products, especially after the two countries sign a free trade agreement in May.

WB helps improve food hygiene and safety

WB helps improve food hygiene and safety

The World Bank (WB) Board of Governors approved additional funding of US$45 million through the project ‘Improving the competitive capability and food safety’ in Vietnam on June 27.

Vietnam’s agro-exports need big revamp to regain shine

Vietnam’s agro-exports need big revamp to regain shine

The integration into the global and regional economy, signaled by the free trade agreements that Vietnam has clinched or is going to finalize with foreign partners, will create an opportunity for a big revamp to the sector which is losing shine.

Cashew nut exports thrive

Cashew nut exports thrive

(VOV) - For the first five months this year, despite the significant decline in exports of many other agricultural products, cash nut exports still grew to 14.4% in volume and 27.3% in value against the same period last year.

Seafood exporters antsy to make inroads into Russia

Seafood exporters antsy to make inroads into Russia

(VOV) - Russia has lowered its import tariff to 0.8% on agricultural products, which is much lower than the hitherto average rate of 13.2%, which provides a good opportunity for seafood businesses to become more price competitive in the market.

Food safety – optimal solution to agricultural growth

Food safety – optimal solution to agricultural growth

(VOV) -Participants at a Food Safety Forum 2014 in Hanoi on November 12 stressed the need to ensure food hygiene and safety, which they said, plays a key role in promoting sustainable agricultural to boost economic growth.

Chinese farm produce floods Vietnam market

Chinese farm produce floods Vietnam market

(VOV) -Massive quantities of Chinese agricultural products are routinely smuggled into the Vietnamese market, despite repeated warnings of pesticide residues.

Can Tho announces plan for industrial park

(VOV) -The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is soliciting investment to back the construction of a new large-scale US$10.2 million high-tech industrial park in Thanh Phu in Co Do district.

PM urges promptly implementing key tasks

PM urges promptly implementing key tasks

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministers and heads of governmental agencies, as well as local authorities, to promptly carry out major tasks for this year following the recent Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the longest annual holiday in Vietnam.

Leaders meet with voters in Hanoi, Ha Tinh

Leaders meet with voters in Hanoi, Ha Tinh

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on June 28 met with voters in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district to inform them of the outcomes of the recent National Assembly session.

Food Safety Action Month launched

Food Safety Action Month launched

(VOV) -A month-long campaign was launched in the southern province of Dong Nai on April 9 to raise public awareness of food hygiene and safety.

Seafood exports to hit US$6.5 billion

Seafood exports to hit US$6.5 billion

(VOV) -Vietnam is expected to earn US$6.5 billion from seafood exports by the end of 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 5 percent.