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).
ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020 Business

ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised up its growth forecasts for Vietnam from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent for 2019 and from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent for 2020 while trimming its predictions in developing Asia as growth in China and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors.
ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
International Food Festival makes a splash in Hanoi Culture - Sports

International Food Festival makes a splash in Hanoi

The International Food Festival took place in Hanoi on December 8, featuring nearly 130 pavilions run by members of the ASEAN Community, international agencies, cultural centres and foreign relations departments of Vietnamese localities and businesses.
Bac Giang province attractive to industrial investors Business

Bac Giang province attractive to industrial investors

With its potential and advantages in industrial development, the northern province of Bac Giang has been an attractive destination for investors, especially those in industrial sectors such as electronics, food processing, mechanics, chemicals, and construction material production.
Directors key for company growth Business

Directors key for company growth

With the Vietnamese economy still growing, firms' boards of directors should develop to take advantage of opportunities, a top businessman has said.