Vietnam, UK issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint statement

Vietnam and the UK issued a joint statement following the talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the visiting UK Prime Minister David Cameron in Hanoi on July 29.
Coffee industry aims to increase added value Business

Coffee industry aims to increase added value

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is planning to invest in advanced technologies to enhance the value of the coffee sector through improving productivity and product quality.
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Party Economic Commission to propose industry expansion policies

Designing a strategy for the development of material industries supporting national industrialisation and modernisation from 2015-2020 is among the key tasks of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission for the rest of the year, as heard at a conference on July 28.
Trade deficit reaches 3.4 billion USD in seven months Business

Trade deficit reaches 3.4 billion USD in seven months

Vietnam's trade deficit was estimated to have reached 3.37 billion USD in the first seven months of 2015, 300 million USD more than 3.07 billion USD in the year’s first half, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on July 27 in Hanoi.
Agriculture sector’s 7-month exports plunge Business

Agriculture sector’s 7-month exports plunge

Export turnover earned by the agro-forestry-fishery sector was estimated at 16.93 billion USD in the first seven months of 2015, an annual drop of 3.6 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam, Japan work to enhance manpower quality Society

Vietnam, Japan work to enhance manpower quality

Vietnam’s Ministry Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the TOA Institute, a Japanese general incorporated foundation, signed a memorandum of understanding on training cooperation in agriculture on July 27.
Business

FDI in Ho Chi Minh City doubles

The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ho Chi Minh City thus far this year has reached 2.5 billion USD, up 2.3 times from the same period last year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.