HCM City programme supports Vietnamese produce Society

HCM City programme supports Vietnamese produce

The HCM City Department of Trade and Industry has launched a new programme called “Promotion of Vietnamese Goods” to support farmers’ produce, including vegetables, fruits, poultry, meat and seafood.
Food safety key to finding overseas markets Business

Food safety key to finding overseas markets

Good agricultural practices and food safety certification are the first requirements for agricultural producers who want to export or sell to international retail chains, experts have said.
ASEAN makes progress in cooperation to narrow development gap ASEAN

ASEAN makes progress in cooperation to narrow development gap

Cooperation to narrow the gap of development in ASEAN has gained positive strides recently, members of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force said at their 53rd meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, last weekend.
APEC sub-committee discusses trade faciliation World

APEC sub-committee discusses trade faciliation

The second meeting of the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) began in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23, focusing on debating trade facilitation, alignment with international standards and active participation in international standardisation.
Vietnam-Mexico trade to benefit from TPP Business

Vietnam-Mexico trade to benefit from TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, once approved by its member countries, is expected to benefit trade ties between Vietnam and Mexico thanks to tax preferences.
Malaysia's furniture exports to rise following TPP World

Malaysia's furniture exports to rise following TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will boost Malaysia’s furniture exports as trade among member states, especially the US, increases, according to the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation
Hi-tech zones aim to improve farming sector Business

Hi-tech zones aim to improve farming sector

Hi-tech agricultural zones in each region of the country would contribute to improving the competitiveness of the agricultural sector once the TPP agreement takes effect at the end of 2017.
Footwear sector takes steps into New Year Business

Footwear sector takes steps into New Year

A successful 2014 and the promise of bigger export opportunities has given the domestic leather and footwear industry the confidence to set a 14 billion USD export target for this year.