VOV.VN - The International Exhibition on Processing, Packaging, Preserving Food and Agricultural Products, known as Vietnam PFA 2019, is scheduled to take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City from July 24-27, with approximately 100 businesses from the sector due to take part.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received Mayor of Busan of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Oh Keo-don on November 2.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on September 21 encouraged enterprises from Vietnam and Poland to prepare investment plans in fields of mutual interests, such as the environment, agriculture, and food processing, in order to take advantage of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which will be signed soon.
A workshop to update enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK) on Vietnam’s investment environment and opportunities in the food processing industry was held in Seoul on August 22.
Retail sales of food and foodstuffs in Ho Chi Minh City were worth VND66.744 trillion (US$2.9 billion) in the first seven months of this year, or 17.46% of total retail sales.
Experts have called on the Government of Vietnam to make salt iodisation mandatory once again or at least promote the production and use of iodised salt in food processing and breeding.
The Republic of Korea's distribution and food processing companies are shifting to Vietnam from China amid tougher business conditions and strained bilateral relations in the world's most populous market, the RoK’s Yonhap news agency reported.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has called on Ireland to exchange experience and transfer technology in food safety and hygiene management in the processing industry.
The Vietnamese food processing industry is developing fast, providing many investment opportunities for domestic and foreign investors.
Environmentally friendly technologies will be showcased at Taiwan Expo 2017 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in district 7 from July 26-28.
Ho Chi Minh City’s index of industrial production (IIP) in the first six months of this year increased 7.51% compared to the same period last year, reported the municipal Department of Industry and Trade at a conference on July 19.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade (DoIT) will focus on improving the strength and efficiency of four key industries under the city’s stimulus package until the end of this year, said DoIT’s deputy director Nguyen Phuong Dong.
The regulation of adding iodine should be applied to all food, the Vietnam Dairy Association suggested in a dialogue with the Ministry of Health earlier this week.
An event to connect businesses from Vietnam and Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture was held in HCM City on February 27 to seek opportunities for cooperation and exports of local products to Vietnam.
Hanoi enjoyed a 7.1% growth in industrial production this year compared to 2015, according to the municipal statistics office.
The Da Nang Investment Support and Promotion Board and Japan’s Gifu Shinkin bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation, investment promotion for small- and medium-sized enterprises from Japan in Da Nang city.
(VOV.VN) - A positive business climate and an emerging middle class are propelling investors to look at Vietnam as a major destination for investments in the food processing industry, says the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).
The big gap between production and market demand for processed food means there are good prospects for investment in the processing industry, experts said at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on November 16 to promote investment in food processing.
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes Dutch investors in food processing, waste treatment and the building of smart city, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen agreed to facilitate business operations in the priority fields of agriculture, food processing, renewable energy, green growth and environment at their talks in Hanoi on October 11.