Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high Business

Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high

The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (HAWA) of Ho Chi Minh City said it plans several measures to add value to Vietnam’s handicrafts and wood products, help its members further penetrate the global supply chain and enable Vietnam to become a leading producer and exporter of quality, branded and reputed furniture and forestry products.
Vinh Phuc promotes agricultural processing industry Business

Vinh Phuc promotes agricultural processing industry

Besides its strength in industries, in recent years, the northern province of Vinh Phuc has maintained effective agricultural production with diverse farm produce and breeding products, requiring it to promote the agricultural product processing sector to enhance their value.
Vietnam’s H1 exports feel brunt of COVID-19 Business

Vietnam’s H1 exports feel brunt of COVID-19

Vietnam’s exports in the first half of 2020 totalled 121.2 billion USD, down 1.1 percent from the same period last year, as the COVID-19 has taken a serious bit out of the country’s economy, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam, China seek ways to push agriculture trade Business

Vietnam, China seek ways to push agriculture trade

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong held a working session with Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo in Hanoi on April 16 to discuss ways to facilitate the exchange of agricultural products between the two countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese firms seek food business chances in India Business

Vietnamese firms seek food business chances in India

With support from the trade office of the Vietnamese Embassy in India, many Vietnamese firms participated the third international exhibition and trade fair (Indus Food 2020) held in India’s Uttar Pradesh state from January 8-10, seeking business and cooperation chances in confectionery, drinks and fruit.
More OCOP products to be certified Business

More OCOP products to be certified

Vietnam hopes to have 3,843 products qualified for standards of One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programmes by this year, said deputy minister of agriculture and rural development Tran Thanh Nam at a conference in Hanoi on January 9.
PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader Politics

PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 14 for Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan – one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) that shares a free trade agreement with Vietnam.