Climate-smart agriculture key to economic growth Business

Climate-smart agriculture key to economic growth

The adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) will improve the productivity and quality of agriculture, increase farmers’ incomes and reduce their vulnerability to adverse climatic phenomena, according to experts.
Vietnam a big market for German tool makers Business

Vietnam a big market for German tool makers

Vietnam was the fourth biggest market among ASEAN countries for German machine tool manufacturers, following Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore, according to the German Machine Tool Builders Association (VDW).
ASEAN+3 steps up cooperation in food security World

ASEAN+3 steps up cooperation in food security

The 18th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministers on Agriculture of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (18th AMAF+3) took place in Hanoi on October 12.
Tra Vinh seeks higher labour productivity Business

Tra Vinh seeks higher labour productivity

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh plans to increase the production values of the agro-forestry-fishery sector by more than 4 percent by 2020, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Vietnam shares experience in green agriculture at ECOSOC forum Politics

Vietnam shares experience in green agriculture at ECOSOC forum

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the United Nations (UN), presented the country’s policies to promote green agriculture at a sideline event of the High-level Political Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on July 11.
 Drastic solutions taken to address EC’s warning of IUU fishing Business

Drastic solutions taken to address EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam’s fishing sector will employ drastic solutions to deal with the European Commission (EC)’s warning of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing during the second half of this year, said an official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Garment-textile sector raises export target to 35 billion USD Business

Garment-textile sector raises export target to 35 billion USD

The garment-textile sector expects to gross 35 billion USD in export turnover in 2018, higher than the target set at the beginning of the year, thanks to a large number of orders from foreign partners and bright prospects of the world and domestic economies. ​
WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further Business

WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.