Hi-tech breeding the direction for sustainable development: experts

Hi-tech breeding the direction for sustainable development: experts

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)

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Hanoi’s taxation agency shares policies with Japanese businesses

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Hanoi Taxation Department shared information about tax policies of Vietnam and Hanoi in particular with the Japanese firms operating in the capital city during a seminar on August 10. 

Red River Delta promotes hi-tech agricultural production

  Aug 10, 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.  

Vietnam seeks to promote automobile industry

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO - The Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) on August 10 held a seminar on the development of automobile clusters in the world and experience for Vietnam.  

Vietnam formally launches derivatives market

  Aug 10, 2017
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. 

Over 500 enterprises attend int'l exhibition on food & beverages

  Aug 09, 2017
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.  

Improved economic governance helps increase confidence in private sector

  Aug 09, 2017
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. 

Vietnam’s industrial park occupancy rate reaches almost 73%

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO - The occupancy rate of 223 industrial parks (IPs) currently in operation in Vietnam has reached 73%, according to a report released by the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

Festival honours Hung Yen longan

  Aug 08, 2017
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. 

Proposal to increase regional minimum wage by 6.5% in 2018

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – The National Salary Council (NSC) has adopted a proposal on a 6.5% rise in region-based monthly minimum wage in 2018, which will be submitted to the Prime Minister for approval.  

Notable shifts in FDI inflow structure

  Aug 08, 2017
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.  

New directions for FDI attraction

  Aug 07, 2017
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.  

Goods, services sales value in July up 10.3%

  Aug 07, 2017
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. 

Chu Lai port progresses towards logistics centre in Central Vietnam

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – With an additional investment of VND120 billion, Chu Lai port is aiming to develop a logistics centre in the central key economic region.  

Measures to promote exports of vegetables and fruits

  Aug 06, 2017
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.