Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
Construction steel exports soar in Q3 Business

Construction steel exports soar in Q3

Vietnam exported over 400,000 tonnes of construction steel in the third quarter of 2020, increasing by 4 percent and 37 percent compared to the first and second quarters, respectively, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).
PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas Politics

PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas

The Party and State define agriculture, farmers and rural areas as a significant part of the national industrialisation, modernisation as well as construction and defence, and an important motivation for socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.
Long An enterprises updated on EVFTA Business

Long An enterprises updated on EVFTA

Enterprises operating in the Mekong Delta province of Long An received updates on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and international economic integration in general at a conference hosted by the provincial People’s Committee on October 9.
Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes Society

Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes

In the 10 years since it began NESCAFÉ Plan, a public-private partnership programme between Nestlé, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute and other partners, has helped improve the quality of coffee beans and increase farmers’ incomes by 30 percent.
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.
Garment firms in Bac Ninh ready for EVFTA Videos

Garment firms in Bac Ninh ready for EVFTA

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is expected to present enterprises with numerous opportunities to expand markets, with its preferential tariff measures. To seize the opportunities, however, many enterprises must overcome problems associated with a range of technical barriers.
Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports Business

Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports

Tra (pangasius) fish farming has been hit by a double whammy of COVID-19 and prolonged saltwater intrusion in rivers in the Mekong Delta region, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).