Shrimp exports expected to soar this year Business

Shrimp exports expected to soar this year

Shrimp exports, having gained a high value in the first half of this year, are expected to continue increasing in the second half of the year and raise the sector’s export value to 3.8 billion USD, the Saigon Times Daily reported.
Business

PM promises best support to fisheries sector

The Government will issue a decree offering more support to the country’s fisheries sector, putting it on a fast and sustainable road to growth, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has promised.
CoTo island performs strategy for sustainable development Society

CoTo island performs strategy for sustainable development

As the farthermost island district of Quang Ninh province, about 80km from the mainland, Co To island is changing rapidly to become a sustainable economy model in the country's northeast sea, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) online newspaper reported on April 2.
Business

Business-State link needed in light of TPP: radio

The State and the business community should work closely to raise the competiveness of Vietnamese goods in the international market, in light of the imminent TPP. Report by radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
Business

New opportunity for fishery industry: newspaper

With its great potential, the fishery industry will play a major role in developing a multi-functional farming model, the Vietnam Economic News said, citing a New Year article by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
Business

Vietnam enjoys opportunity to boost agribusiness

Vietnam sees a great opportunity to develop its agribusiness sector thanks to recent positive improvements in the economy and business environment, according to the Business Monitor International (BMI).
World

Thailand to launch GLP programme in fisheries

Thailand ’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and fisheries industry representatives will launch a good labour practices (GLP) programme for Thailand’s fishing sector.
Business

Van Don: Rises up from the Sea

In recent years, thanks to fully tapping its sea potential, the island district of Van Don is seeing strong socio-economic development. From a poor island district contributing just 5 billion VND to the state budget in 2005, Van Don has become a large centre of economic development, channeling 45 billion VND in 2011 and 21 billion VND in the first four months of this year.
Business

Major export industries struggle to stay competitive

Major export industries need to join in global distribution chains, improve the quality of their products, and develop recognised global trademarks if they are going to boost their competitive capacity and see sustainable export growth, says Pham Van Chat, an expert with the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Business

VN set to reach farm export target

Vietnam 's agricultural, forestry and fishery industry has overcome both production and business challenges to reach its export value target for the year, experts have said.
Vietfish 2011 to take place this month Business

Vietfish 2011 to take place this month

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) will host the Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition 2011 (Vietfish 2011) from June 28-30 in Ho Chi Minh City .
Business

Seafood exports to hit 8bln USD by 2020

Seafood exports are forecast to grow by 8-10 percent per year, with annual export value to grow from a current level of about 5 billion USD to 6.5-6.7 billion USD by 2015 and 8 billion USD by 2020, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam.
Business

Shortages plague industrial sector

Raw material shortages, for long a problem plaguing the sugar and seafood processing industries, seem to persist this year because of the lack of a master plan for the two industries.