Business

Exporters to get ministries’ help

The Prime Minister recently approved an additional list of 10 ministries in charge of granting and managing certificate of free sales (CFS) for imports and exports.
Society

Forest programmes on track, says official

Vietnam has poured an increasing sum into forest projects which include social security measures, thus better protecting forest resources and the people, said a senior official.
Business

Handicrafts eye post-crisis opportunities

The Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association of HCM City will help its members capitalise on post-crisis opportunities to boost exports and expand their domestic market, its chairman has said.
Society

HCM City lights up streets for Tet

Nguyen Hue Boulevard in downtown HCM City will be transformed into a street of flowers for the country’s biggest holiday, Tet (Lunar New Year).
Business

Farm-forestry-aquatic export earnings drop

By the end of October Vietnam had earned only 13.7 billion USD from agricultural, forestry and aquatic exports, down 8.9 percent from the same period last year despite considerable larger volumes.
Business

Cargo carrier takes off in early 2010

The first flights of Vietnam’s first private air Cargo carrier, Trai Thien Air Cargo Joint-Stock Company, is scheduled to begin operations in the first quarter of next year.
Business

Vietnam’s exports to Brasil up 5.72 pct

Despite Brasil’s import being reduced under the influence of the global financial crisis, Vietnam ’s exports to the country in the first half of 2009 topped 80 million USD, a year-on-year increase of 5.72 percent.