Shrimp exports projected to up 9.8 percent to 3.7 billion USD this year Business

Shrimp exports projected to up 9.8 percent to 3.7 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s shrimp exports are forecast to reach 3.7 billion USD this year, posting an year-on-year increase of 9.8 percent, fuelled by the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which facilitated export to the EU markets, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Franconomics 2020 kicks off in Hanoi Business

Franconomics 2020 kicks off in Hanoi

The international forum Franconomics, a multidisciplinary dialogue on important socio-economic topics of countries in the French-speaking community, opened in Hanoi capital on October 22.
Stock market recovering strongly: Experts Business

Stock market recovering strongly: Experts

Vietnam’s stock market has recovered quickly and strongly since the COVID-19 outbreak was brought under control and losses incurred earlier in the year have been reclaimed, a discussion in Hanoi on October 21 heard.
Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects Sci-Tech

Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects

With in excess of 200 entries submitted, 40 scientific and technological inventions and applications from Vietnamese scientists and businesses were recognised at the annual awards ceremony held by the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) in Hanoi on October 21.
Cambodia ready to sign RCEP agreement World

Cambodia ready to sign RCEP agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is set to be signed next month at the 4th RCEP Summit during the 37th ASEAN Summit in Vietnam in mid-November, Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak has said.
Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia Business

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia

SunRice CEO Rob Gordon, head of Australia’s largest rice supplier, has announced that Australia is suffering a massive shortage of domestic rice supplies and would be forced to rely on imported Vietnamese rice in the lead up to Christmas 2020.
Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement Environment

Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement

Vietnam will be the fifth partner in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to sign an Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA), according to Standing Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.