Mercosur - potential market for Vietnamese exports Business

Mercosur - potential market for Vietnamese exports

Mercosur countries, comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela, could be a potential market for a wide range of Vietnamese products such as clothing, footwear, handicraft, and processed food in the context that the COVID-19 pandemic has killed off various traditional supply chains, heard a conference.
Bright prospects for fisheries sector in final quarter Business

Bright prospects for fisheries sector in final quarter

The COVID-19 pandemic could provide a good opportunity for the Vietnamese fisheries sector to increase its share in oversea markets, especially with foreign rivals engulfed by lockdowns or other forms of restrictions, experts have said.
Shrimp exporters see good year ahead Business

Shrimp exporters see good year ahead

Vietnamese shrimp exporters are hoping for a better year after their shipments fell 5.4 percent year on year to 3.36 billion USD in 2019, according to insiders.
Deputy PM meets new Lao, Saudi Arabian ambassadors Politics

Deputy PM meets new Lao, Saudi Arabian ambassadors

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on November 25 hosted a reception for Lao Ambassador Sengphet Houngboungnuang, urging him to work as a bridge contributing to consolidating and developing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.
NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning  Politics

NA deputies question on efforts to remove EC’s ‘yellow card’ warning

NA deputies questioned about measures to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning to Vietnam’s fisheries sector during the question & answer (Q&A) session to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, as part of the 14th NA’s ongoing eighth session on November 6.
Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card” Business

Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission (EC) after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but much work needs to be done, especially fishing management and attitude of local fishermen.