Drought, salinity hit fishery exports Business

Drought, salinity hit fishery exports

Severe drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta has badly affected agriculture and aquaculture, threatening a scarcity of raw materials for seafood exports.
Room remains for tuna export growth Business

Room remains for tuna export growth

Vietnam’s tuna exports have rapidly increased in recent years, and the country still holds potential for more growth in this area, according to industry insiders.
President tours Kien Giang’s islands Politics

President tours Kien Giang’s islands

President Truong Tan Sang visited Tho Chau Island commune, Phu Quoc district in Kien Giang on September 3 to inspect the locality’s socio-economic and security and defence situation.
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Wood processing industry aims for higher goals

Vietnam has led Southeast Asia in exporting woodworks and become one of the top ten exporters of the product in the world -- the achievement that was attributable largely to its wood processing industry’s tireless efforts over the past 15 years.

Former Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City-based Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association (Hawa) Nguyen Chien Thang said by recording a two-digit growth rate consecutively in recent years, the local wood processing industry has beaten highly-competitive rivals from regional countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Former WTO head in Hanoi for trade forum Business

Former WTO head in Hanoi for trade forum

Ex-chief of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy has called on Vietnam to harmonise legal regulations, improve logistics and focus on adding value to the economy to better benefit from international trade.
Ninh Thuan has new shrimp processing plant Business

Ninh Thuan has new shrimp processing plant

The Thong Thuan seafood processing company inaugurated a shrimp processing plant with an annual capacity of 6,500 tonnes of end products in the central province of Ninh Thuan on July 26.