The forestry sector has been demanded to take measures to achieve the exports target of 11 billion USD for this year.
VOV.VN - The forestry industry has achieved a trade surplus of close to US$7 billion this year, accounting for 85% of the sector’s trade surplus, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
VOV.VN - As many as 150 Vietnamese and foreign businesses will showcase their products on 200 stands at the second International Exhibition on Machineries and Technologies of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery (Growtech) which is set to take place in Hanoi on November 21-23.
VOV.VN - The ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) are expected to approve 23 new action plans and documents in the fields of agriculture and forestry at the 40th annual AMAF meeting which opened in Hanoi on October 11.
The Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three (AMAF +3) opened in Hanoi on October 10 to prepare for the 18th meeting of AMAF +3 slated for October 12.
VOV.VN - The timber and forestry products processing industry set a target of earning US$9 billion from wood exports this year and increasing the value to US$25 billion by 2025.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue, and the Lao province of Salavan agreed to maintain and develop the sound friendship between the two countries in general and two localities in particular, as heard at talks held in the Vietnamese province on July 25.
VOV.VN - Once the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) comes into effect, tariffs on Vietnamese wood exports to signatories of the CPTPP will be cut down to zero, bringing many advantages for the wood sector, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFORES).
Agro, fishery and forestry export turnover in the first eight months of this year rose 13.5 percent from the same period last year to US$23.66 billion reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The northern province of Hai Duong and the Lao province of Vientiane have agreed to boost cooperation in party building, education, health care, investment – trading, agriculture – forestry, culture – sports and tourism from 2017 -2022.
The export value of agro-forestry-aquatic products reached US$20.45 billion in the first seven months of this year, up 14.7% against the same period last year, reported to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - A new report by the German International Climate Initiative has commended the governmental policies on protecting and restoring forests in Vietnam and the country’s efforts to implement a sustainable forestry model.
Aquaculture farmers directly affected by natural disasters and epidemics will receive compensation worth up to VND60 million (US$2,600) per hectare, according to Decree No 2 issued by the Government last week.
The 9th Summit of Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Area (CLV-9), which closed on November 24, focused on how to boost connectivity among the three countries within the cooperation mechanism, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.
Vietnam’s agro-fishery-forestry exports to China hit US$26.4 billion in the first 10 months of 2016, a rise of 6.3% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
A workshop was held in Hanoi on November 9 to promote exports to China and draw Chinese investment into Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Agriculture, forestry and fishing exports for the eight months leading up to September of 2016 have jumped 5.6% on-year to US$20.6 billion, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Expansion of the nation’s gross domestic product has slowed to 5.52% in the first half of 2016 hurt by a crippling drought linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon, says the General Statistics Office.
VOV.VN - Foreign investors have pledged to invest US$53.1 million in eight new projects and the same number of ongoing ones in agri-forestry and fisheries in the first half of this year, up 86.5% in invested capital and 62.5% in the number of projects against the same period last year.
Indonesia plans to quadruple the maximum jail terms for wildlife animal poachers and traffickers from five years to 20 years, under the revised law proposed by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.