More supply chains to shift to Vietnam, ASEAN Business

More supply chains to shift to Vietnam, ASEAN

Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam, can expect to see more supply chains coming its way if it improves production technology and capacity, as well as regional cooperation, HSBC officials have said.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Deputies agree on significance of CPTPP ratification Business

Deputies agree on significance of CPTPP ratification

Deputies in favour of the need to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) were the majority at the National Assembly (NA) meeting on November 2, agreeing that it is a high-quality, new generation pact.
EP Fisheries Committee delegation visits northern port Politics

EP Fisheries Committee delegation visits northern port

A delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries led by its spokesman Gabriel Mato visited the northern port city of Hai Phong on November 1 to learn about the locality’s efforts in fighting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Local consumer trends changing significantly Business

Local consumer trends changing significantly

A forum on “Vietnam’s consumer trend in 2017” was held in Hanoi on May 25 to discuss changes in consumption habits and how to promote the sustainable development of consumer goods in Vietnam.
Can Tho city accelerates exports in second half Business

Can Tho city accelerates exports in second half

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho’s industry and trade sector will put shipments abroad in the last six months of the year by addressing difficulties and creating favourable conditions for exporters.
Investors optimistic for 2016 Business

Investors optimistic for 2016

Vietnamese investors are expecting more transactions from State-owned enterprises’ (SOE) equitisation rather than by private/family firm owners, Grant Thornton Vietnam’s latest survey said.