Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020 Business

Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020

Vietnam exported goods with an estimated value of 99.36 billion USD in the first five months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 1.7 percent. Export turnover of domestic businesses maintained double-digit growth, however, of 10.4 percent, reaching 33.3 billion USD.
Ca Mau forecasts growth of 5.28 percent this year Business

Ca Mau forecasts growth of 5.28 percent this year

The COVID-19 outbreak and the severe drought will make it difficult for the southernmost province of Ca Mau to achieve this year’s growth target of 7 percent but a figure of 5.28 percent is certainly achievable, local authorities have said.
Long An breeds brackish-water shrimp Business

Long An breeds brackish-water shrimp

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to invest more than 1.24 trillion VND (53 million USD) to develop brackish water shrimp cultivation in the 2020-25 period, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Seafood exports to drop 5 percent in Q2 Business

Seafood exports to drop 5 percent in Q2

Vietnam’s seafood exports will continue to see reductions in next few months due to the pandemic, with a slight year-on-year decrease of 5 percent to 2 billion USD in the second quarter, according to the Vietnam Association Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Tra fish industry may fully recover in Q3: directorate Business

Tra fish industry may fully recover in Q3: directorate

Vietnam’s tra fish exports fell 29.3 percent year on year to 334 million USD in the first three months of this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the industry – a big foreign currency earner – may fully recover in the third quarter, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.
Life on Truong Sa archipelago Society

Life on Truong Sa archipelago

Life of people on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been improved since national liberation in 1975 thanks to efforts from both the army and people on its islands.