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Forestry industry enjoys yearly trade surplus of nearly US$7 billion

Forestry industry enjoys yearly trade surplus of nearly US$7 billion

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).

Growtech draws exhibitors from developed countries

Growtech draws exhibitors from developed countries

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.

Thua Thien-Hue, Laos’ Salavan province step up cooperation

Thua Thien-Hue, Laos’ Salavan province step up cooperation

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.

Wood industry sees promise of growth in CPTPP

Wood industry sees promise of growth in CPTPP

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-forestry export surges in first 8 months

Agro-fishery-forestry export surges in first 8 months

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.

Hai Duong fosters ties with Vientiane province

Hai Duong fosters ties with Vientiane province

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.

Vietnam charts path to sustainable forest development

Vietnam charts path to sustainable forest 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.

New compensation regulations issued

New compensation regulations issued

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.

CLV-9 seeks stronger connectivity in development triangle area

CLV-9 seeks stronger connectivity in development triangle area

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.

Agriculture, forestry and fishing exports jump 5.6%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing exports jump 5.6%

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.

Economy slows, forcing re-think on ‘inclusive growth’

Economy slows, forcing re-think on ‘inclusive growth’

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.

Farming attracts more FDI

Farming attracts more FDI

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.