Agro-forestry-fisheries sector enjoys trade surplus of 3.3 billion USD in eight months Business

Agro-forestry-fisheries sector enjoys trade surplus of 3.3 billion USD in eight months

The agro-forestry-fisheries sector's export revenue reached about 32.1 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, up 21.6 percent, while imports were estimated at 28.8 billion USD, up 44.1 percent, resulting in a trade surplus of about 3.3 billion USD, a fall of 48.2 percent over the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Workers’ average income up in first quarter Business

Workers’ average income up in first quarter

Vietnam saw a year-on-year fall in the number of workers joining the labour market in the first quarter but increases in average income, according to Pham Hoai Nam, Director of the Population and Labour Statistics Department at the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VASEP eyes 12 billion USD seafood exports Business

VASEP eyes 12 billion USD seafood exports

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP) said it plans several measures to help its members further penetrate the global supply chain and enable the fisheries sector to reach its export target of 12 billion USD in 2025, 40 percent higher than this year.
Policy aimed at meeting fishermen’s aspirations Videos

Policy aimed at meeting fishermen’s aspirations

Government Decree No.67, dated July 7, 2014, has not only met the aspirations of fishermen but has also provided a sound guideline to developing the country’s marine economy and modernising its fisheries sector.
Fisheries targeted to become major production industry Business

Fisheries targeted to become major production industry

Vietnam aims to develop its fisheries sector into a large commodity production industry with competitive capacity and responsible and sustainable integration in line with international institutions, contributing to improving incomes for industry workers.
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.