Agriculture sector expands by 2.02 pct in nine months Business

Agriculture sector expands by 2.02 pct in nine months

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien told a press conference in Hanoi on October 14 that the agriculture sector expanded by 2.02 percent in nine months of this year despite African swine fever.
Da Nang city fights illegal fishing Videos

Da Nang city fights illegal fishing

In a bid to remove the European Commission’s yellow card on Vietnam’s seafood, authorities in the central city of Da Nang have been enhancing origin traceability to prevent illegal, unreported
Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue

Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Secretary General of the Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence Vice Admiral Agus Setiadji co-chaired the first Vietnam-Indonesia Defence Policy Dialogue in Hanoi.
Vietnamese, Australian Foreign Ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Australian Foreign Ministers hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has lauded Vietnam visit by Marise Payne following her reappointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs cum Minister for Women of Australia, saying that it proves the Australian government’s appreciation for Vietnam and substantial ties between the two nations.
Aquaculture sector faces challenges Business

Aquaculture sector faces challenges

The aquaculture sector makes up nearly 10 bln USD in exports each year but the sector is facing several challenges, including the threat of completely losing markets for Vietnamese tra fish products.
Efforts against illegal fishing Videos

Efforts against illegal fishing

The delegation of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee has visited some coastal localities to inquire about Vietnam’s activities to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
Seafood exports face barriers Business

Seafood exports face barriers

The seafood companies should work closer with various ministries such as trade and industry and foreign affairs to overcome trade barriers that hinder Vietnamese seafood exports, a top agriculture official said.
Seafood shipments to EU drop Business

Seafood shipments to EU drop

Shipments of seafood, excluding fish, to many markets, especially the European Union (EU), showed signs of reduction recently, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
EVFTA - a push for Vietnam-EU economic relations Business

EVFTA - a push for Vietnam-EU economic relations

The upcoming valid EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create a strong driving force for fostering Vietnam – EU comprehensive economic partnership via the abolition of 99 percent of import tariffs in the next 7-10 years.