NDO – Promoting hi-tech solutions whilst improving product quality is the key to the sustainable development of Vietnam's livestock industry, in the integration period, experts have suggested.
(Aug 12, 2017)
NDO – The Government has set a target aimed at promoting agricultural development in the Red River Delta as the pioneering area in the country to carry out economic restructuring and successful reform of the growth model. The development of hi-tech agriculture will be instrumental in realising these goals.
NDO - The derivatives market has been officially launched in Vietnam in a move expected to fine-tune the country’s financial market and make it a major channel for providing medium and long-term funds for economic growth.
NDO - The 21st international exhibition on food processing, packing technology and equipment (VietFood & Beverage - ProPack) opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre, in Ho Chi Minh City on August 9, with the participation of more than 500 enterprises.
NDO – A recent survey on business confidence conducted by the Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) showed that the confidence of private business leaders continues to increase, as the private sector is increasingly asserting its important role in Vietnam's economic growth in the near future.
NDO - A festival and trade fair kicked off on August 7 in the northern province of Hung Yen to honour its local delicacy, longan, as well as agricultural and handicraft products from 22 destinations across the country.
NDO – The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam has increased rapidly so far this year and is shifting in a positive trend. As of July 20, the country had attracted US$12.9 billion in new FDI pledges, alongside another US$5.9 billion in additional pledges, without taking into account the US$3.1 billion, which was both contributed and used by foreign investors to buy stakes in Vietnamese businesses.
NDO – According to Prof. Dr. Nguyen Mai, Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Foreign-Invested Enterprises, new directions for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), which focus on higher quality sources of capital and towards future technologies and services, will create an important opportunity for Vietnam to catch up with the countries that have higher levels of development.
NDO - The total retail sales value of goods and services in July was estimated at more than VND 327.6 trillion (US$14.4 billion), 1.2% higher than last month and 10.3% higher than at the same period last year, according to a General Statistics Office (GSO) report.
NDO – Vegetables and fruit continue to be a bright spot in the field of agricultural exports during the first seven months of 2017. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the total export value of agricultural, forestry and fishery products reached US$20.45 billion during the Jan-Jul period, in which fruits and vegetables alone accounted for US$2.03 billion, an increase of 49% over the same period in 2016.