Cashew nut exports to China surge Videos

Cashew nut exports to China surge

Vietnam exported nearly 42,200 tonnes of cashew nuts worth 327 million USD to China in the first eight months of 2019, up 60.8 percent in volume and 35.4 percent in value year-on-year.
EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel Business

Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel

The two-way trade between Vietnam and Israel was estimated at 760 million USD in the first three quarters of this year with Vietnam continuing to enjoy a trade surplus of 440 million USD, according to a Vietnamese official.
Da Nang rolls out measures to develop e-government Society

Da Nang rolls out measures to develop e-government

The central city of Da Nang has applied a number of measures to build an e-government as part of efforts to realize the Politburo’s Resolution 43-NQ/TW on development of Da Nang to 2030 with a vision to 2045.
Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing Business

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam needs to target halal markets Business

Vietnam needs to target halal markets

Vietnam has missed out on 23.6 billion USD in exports to halal markets, according to experts who spoke at a recent seminar on standards needed for halal certification.
Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe Business

Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe

The recent signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to take effect from early 2020, has opened the door wider for Vietnamese farm produce to make inroads into the more than 500-million people strong market.
Eight-month rice exports down Business

Eight-month rice exports down

Vietnam exported about 4.54 million tonnes of rice for nearly 2 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, up 0.3 percent in volume but down 14.9 percent in value from a year earlier, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade).