Joining global value chains unavoidable for development: workshop Business

Joining global value chains unavoidable for development: workshop

Participating in global value chains is an inevitable step towards building and developing brands, as well as gaining a firm foothold on the world market, said Le Hoang Tai, deputy head of the Trade Promotion Agency, at an investment promotion workshop in Hanoi on April 11.
Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
2018 PCI: small-scale FDI firms on the rise Business

2018 PCI: small-scale FDI firms on the rise

The number of small-scale FDI firms are on the rise, with the proportion of those with capital of less than 5 billion VND (214,831 USD) increasing to 37.7 percent in 2018 from 29.6 percent in 2015.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains Business

Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains

After the Government took steps to prevent rice prices from falling in February, prices have started to inch up in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta – the granary of Vietnam – though not by much.