Quarantine stepped up for fruit exports to US Business

Quarantine stepped up for fruit exports to US

Timothy Westbrook, an expert from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), has completed his COVID-19 quarantined period and began his task at the HCM City-based Son Son irradiation centre.
Taxation sector fulfils 60 percent of tax collection estimate Business

Taxation sector fulfils 60 percent of tax collection estimate

The taxation sector has collected over 752.6 trillion VND (32.45 billion USD) for the State budget, equivalent to 60 percent of the yearly estimate and 91.9 percent of the figure of the same period last year, the General Department of Taxation reported.
US plant quarantine expert to arrive in Vietnam on September 2 Business

US plant quarantine expert to arrive in Vietnam on September 2

An expert from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is scheduled to arrive in Vietnam on September 2 to continue monitoring the treatment of fruit destined for the country, which recently underwent a hiatus due to COVID-19.
Hai Duong longan set for export to Australia Business

Hai Duong longan set for export to Australia

The first batch of nine tonnes of longan from the northern province of Hai Duong will soon be shipped to Australia, with the harvest beginning in Hoang Hoa Tham commune in Chi Linh city on August 5.
Vietnam works to boost longan exports to China Business

Vietnam works to boost longan exports to China

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh on August 5 worked with Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam Hu Suo Jin to boost exports of farm produce, especially longan, to China.
Agricultural businesses trained on EVFTA Business

Agricultural businesses trained on EVFTA

A training workshop called “Agricultural Production and Trade Companies - Actions to Access the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)” took place in Hanoi on July 30, gathering together officials from the sector, representatives of relevant organisations, and businesses.
Vietnam’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8 percent this year Business

Vietnam’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8 percent this year

Vietnam’s economic growth rate this year would reach 3.8 percent if there is no second COVID-19 outbreak in the second half of the year and economic activities gradually resume, the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VERP) has predicted.
Fruit exports via Lao Cai border gate rising Business

Fruit exports via Lao Cai border gate rising

Exports of fruits through border gates with China in the northern province of Lao Cai posted growth in the first half of 2020 despite COVID-19, according to the provincial Department of Customs.
Young farmer makes fortune with grapes Business

Young farmer makes fortune with grapes

Starting up businesses has become a trend among youngsters. They are mostly known in the form of technology and innovation. But how about agricultural start-ups? Let’s visit a guy in Bac Giang province in the following report to know more.