Poor logistics system hinders agricultural products’ trade Business

Poor logistics system hinders agricultural products’ trade

Despite being considered as the driving force of Vietnam’s economic growth, agriculture has been held back by an incomplete logistics system which fails to ensure quality and connect farms with markets, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August Business

Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August

Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.4 in August, remaining above the 50.0 no-change mark, but falling from 52.6 in July to signal a weaker overall improvement in business conditions.
Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers Business

Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers

Green buildings provide more benefits for investors in the long term than normal buildings and reduce the economic burden for low- and middle-income families, according to general secretary of Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) Nguyen Viet Chien.
Costs cause seafood firms to sink Business

Costs cause seafood firms to sink

Rising production costs are harming the competitiveness of Vietnamese seafood products, according to experts. These include the prices of feed, material input, electricity and labour.