Rice exports to see bright outlook this year Business

Rice exports to see bright outlook this year

Increasing global demand, stable domestic production, and better rice quality count among the reasons Vietnam can be confident its rice exports will prosper again in 2021 and surpass the 3.1 billion USD in revenue posted in 2020, despite a significant decline in the first two months of this year.
Start-ups embrace logistics sector Business

Start-ups embrace logistics sector

The logistics sector has been the bottleneck for Vietnam’s economic development, but offers plentiful opportunities for local startup companies with the application of technologies.
New Zealand’s navy frigate visits Vietnam Politics

New Zealand’s navy frigate visits Vietnam

New Zealand’s (NZ) navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana F77 carrying 178 officers and crew members anchored at Sai Gon Port in Ho Chi Minh City on September 25, commencing its five-day visit to Vietnam.
Experts talk trade in Ho Chi Minh City Business

Experts talk trade in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade met with more than 50 experts, researchers and business leaders at a meeting on August 3 to discuss solutions to develop the city’s main products in the trading and services sector.
Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port Business

Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port

Thousands of containers were left at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few months because owners haven’t visited the customs department to complete the necessary procedures, causing both port companies and customs agencies a headache.
VFA hikes rice export target on strong demand Business

VFA hikes rice export target on strong demand

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has decided to raise its rice export target from 5.2 million tonnes to 5.6 million tonnes, following an increase in rice contracts for the last months of the year.