Business

Ministry puts forward measures to boost exports

Organising trade promotion campaigns and expanding the country’s markets to areas that have suffered less from the global financial crisis are just two of the major initiatives put forward by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to boost exports from now to the end of the year.
PM asks Ca Mau to tap agricultural potential Politics

PM asks Ca Mau to tap agricultural potential

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked Ca Mau, the southernmost province, to boost shrimp farming on the industrial scale to at least 20,000 ha of water surface to better cash in on its fisheries potential.
Business

Seafood processing plant built in Hau Giang

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai attended the ground breaking ceremony for the Minh Phu-Hau Giang seafood processing plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on Aug. 17.
Agro-forestry, seafood export value decreases Business

Agro-forestry, seafood export value decreases

Despite an increase in volume, export prices for agro-forestry and seafood products fell due to the impact of the global economic recession, leading to a remarkable decrease in the total value of exports.
Business

Seafood exports likely to rebound

Exports of Vietnam ’s main seafood staples such as “tra” fish and shrimp are projected to recover in the last months of this year in terms of both price and turnover, said the Information Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development.
Business

Shrimp exports show recovery sign

Shrimp exports increased sharply recently after a several month decline which started in early 2009, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors.
Society

Hau Giang to host rice festival

Two hundred domestic and foreign businesses have registered to take part in the first ever national rice festival slated for Nov. 26-28 in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang.
Travel

Exploring the mysteries of Bai Tu Long

At this time of year the majority of holiday-makers typically choose to while away the days on the beautiful beaches of Nha Trang, Da Nang and Hue. However, my family and I decided to do something a little different this year and instead opted for a tour of Bai Tu Long Bay, which is in Quang Ninh Province.
Business

Japan slashes taxes on Vietnam imports

Most Vietnamese commodities exported to Japan will enjoy preferential tax rates of between zero and five percent once the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) takes effect.
Environment

Germany finances eco-system management in Bac Lieu

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BUM) will provide 1.6 million euros for a project on sustainable management of forest ecosystems for coastal protection in southern Bac Lieu province.