Agriculture sees nearly 6 percent surge Business

Agriculture sees nearly 6 percent surge

The agriculture sector saw a growth rate of 5.9 percent over the first nine months of the year, with increased production value helped by higher-quality seeds and seedlings.
Business

Finance Ministry says cut transport fees

The Ministry of Finance has sent a document to provincial departments of finance to improve the management of transport fees, as well as prices of essential goods, to prevent price increases.
Vietnam, UK enjoy trade growth Business

Vietnam, UK enjoy trade growth

Vietnam and the UK posted 1.32 billion GBP worth of trade revenue within the first five months of 2015, climbing seven percent from 2014 according to the Vietnam Commercial Office at the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK.
Politics

Twenty years of Vietnam-US relations: Short Journey with great strides

The 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations is a critical moment for Vietnam and the US to reflect upon the past and look forward to a better future for both countries as well as for peace, cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific and the world at large.

“20 years is a long period for one's lifetime. Yet, it is merely a fleeting moment in the history of relations between nations. Few people could have imagined that Vietnam and the United States would make such great strides in their bilateral ties after two decades of normalized relations," wrote Pham Binh Minh, member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
Vietnam – EAEU trade pact to mutually benefit Business

Vietnam – EAEU trade pact to mutually benefit

The free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) represents a turning point and huge mutual benefit, said Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the World Trade Organisation Centre under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Agricultural produce dominates parliament sessions Business

Agricultural produce dominates parliament sessions

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang on June 11 was grilled on policies to promote the selling of farm products, a burning issue that National Assembly (NA) deputies had questioned Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat about earlier the same day.
Thai Deputy PM urges quality upgrade for exports World

Thai Deputy PM urges quality upgrade for exports

The quality of Thai export products must be improved to keep up with international standards for competitiveness in the global market, said Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs M.R.Pridiyathorn Devakula.
Business

PM Dung attends Vietnam-Portugal business dialogue

The Vietnamese Government will create favourable conditions for Portuguese enterprises to launch sustainable long-term investments and operations in the country, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung highlighted while engaging in a dialogue between Vietnamese and Portuguese enterprises held in Lisbon, Portugal on June 3.
Business

Vinh Long focuses on export stimulus plan

The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has devised a business strategy promoting local agricultural produce and industry in a bid to boost annual export growth by between 11.5 and 15 percent by 2020.