Interior decoration fair opens in HCM City Business

Interior decoration fair opens in HCM City

Ninety five Vietnamese and foreign companies are showcasing their products at the ninth Vietnam Furniture and Furnishing Fair (VIFA Home) that opened in HCM City on November 16.
Online animal health information system announced Society

Online animal health information system announced

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Animal Health announced that the Vietnam Animal Health Information System has opened online, during a press conference in Hanoi on August 28.
High hopes for Vietnamese economy Business

High hopes for Vietnamese economy

With stable economic growth and efforts of the government, Vietnam is expected to meet its growth target this year, according to economists and businesses.
Vietnam to boost chicken exports Business

Vietnam to boost chicken exports

Vietnam plans to export chicken to Japan from 2017 and expand chicken export markets to other Asian countries in 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
Lam Dong strives to be main supplier of farm produce for Japan Business

Lam Dong strives to be main supplier of farm produce for Japan

With favourable natural conditions and a temperate climate, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is well suited to become a leading supplier of farm produce for Japan, one of the most promising market in Asia, as heard at a workshop in Da Lat resort city on March 23.
Short supply hits mango exports Business

Short supply hits mango exports

Mango exporters in the Mekong Delta face a serious supply shortage after the latest crop was hit by diseases, which has affected the quality of the fruit.
Vietnam exports face tough challenges Business

Vietnam exports face tough challenges

Low value adds, poor quality of exports and heavy dependence on raw material imports along with poor processing facilities and transportation were affecting the country's export quality and efficiency.

Nguyen Thi Thu Hang, senior technical consultant at Export Potential Assessment (EPA), told a conference in Hanoi on July 30 that limited understanding about foreign markets and international trade issues and inadequate market information, poor supply chain and sector linkages as well as outdated production and processing technologies for export products are also problems plaguing the country's exports.
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Big chance for Vietnam’s leather-footwear industry

Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) and several free trade agreements are expected to be signed this year and they will provide huge opportunities for the breakthrough development of Vietnamese leather - footwear industry. However, to seize these opportunities, businesses need to identify their market positions and products as well as satisfy requirements for quality and model.
FTA to help Vietnam in EU Business

FTA to help Vietnam in EU

The removal of import tariffs within the framework of the free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU will create better opportunities for Vietnam than for its rivals in the European Union market, according to chief of the consultants group of the EU Multilateral Trade Assistance Project Claudio Dordi.