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Handicrafts under pressure

Society

Handicrafts under pressure

A shortage of workers, skyrocketing costs and harsher competition from foreign rivals, especially China and India, are handicapping Vietnam's handicrafts industry, Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade deputy director Dao Thu Vinh recently told the press.

Vietnam, Pakistan boost trade cooperation

Business

Vietnam, Pakistan boost trade cooperation

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) held a workshop on opportunities in investment and trade between Vietnam and Pakistan , on July 29 in Hanoi.

Expo to push VN manufacturing potential

Business

Expo to push VN manufacturing potential

Vietnamese enterprises will have the opportunity to access the latest manufacturing and tool technologies at the 8th Vietnam International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition (MTA) held in HCM City next month.

Exports to Japan up by more than 25 percent

Business

Exports to Japan up by more than 25 percent

Exports to Japan increased 25.4 percent year on year to 5.5 billion USD in the first three quarters, making up 9.5 percent of the nation’s gross export revenues, reported the General Statistics Department.

Air travel surges 20 percent in 9 months

Business

Air travel surges 20 percent in 9 months

The aviation market in the first nine months saw a year-on-year increase of more than 20 percent in the number of passengers, estimated the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.

The administration estimated that roughly 15 million passengers went through the country's airports in the first nine months of this year, of which Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vietnam Air Service Co (Vasco) accounted for more than 11 million.