Vietnam sets to have 15,000 effective agricultural cooperatives Business

Vietnam sets to have 15,000 effective agricultural cooperatives

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) along with the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) have signed a coordination programme to implement the National Assembly’s target of having 15,000 agricultural cooperatives and cooperative alliances operating effectively by 2020.
VCA supervises slowing down of iPhones Business

VCA supervises slowing down of iPhones

The Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA), under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, said it would supervise the slowing down of older iPhones taking into account the interest of Vietnamese customers.
ICFO supports Vietnamese fishermen Society

ICFO supports Vietnamese fishermen

Chairman of the International Cooperative Fisheries Organisation (ICFO) Kim Im-Kweon has agreed to provide 10,000 USD to support fisheries cooperatives and fishermen in Vietnam’s central coastal provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen and Ninh Thuan, which were severely affected by the recent typhoon Damrey.
VCA plans support polices to spur cooperatives’ development Business

VCA plans support polices to spur cooperatives’ development

The Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) will concentrate on devising support policies in terms of capital, land, technology and market access, while building a value chain model connecting households, cooperatives and businesses, said VCA President Vo Kim Cu.
Toyota Vietnam recalls 360 Lexus cars Business

Toyota Vietnam recalls 360 Lexus cars

Toyota Vietnam, Japan’s automobile manufacturer in Vietnam, is calling 360 cars in Lexus RX200t and Lexus RX350 models to repair and replace the Electrical Control Unit (ECU) electrically controlling back door opening/closing, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Higher US duties on Vietnamese shrimp Business

Higher US duties on Vietnamese shrimp

The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) has officially levied higher anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese frozen warm-water shrimp exports during the review period starting 2014 to 2015.
Many cheated buyers don’t complain Business

Many cheated buyers don’t complain

Up to 44 per cent of consumers whose rights were violated when purchasing goods do not report the problem, the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Vietnam Competition Authority reported on August 12.