Eco-shrimp farming, which has been spreading in the Mekong Delta localities in recent years, is touted as a model for sustainable aquaculture development thanks to its strengths in environmental protection, low costs, and high profit.
The Japan Products & Food Fair in Vietnam 2018 (JPFF) is set to take place at Rubik Zoo - 1Bis Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in Ho Chi Minh City on July 28-29.
Japanese consumers’ demand for Vietnamese processed chicken will open up more opportunities for Vietnam’s animal husbandry sector, according to experts.
The equitisation plans of eight State-owned enterprises (SOE) were approved in the first half of 2018, with a total value of VND29.37 trillion (US$1.29 billion), including more than VND15.16 trillion (US$667.04 million) of State capital, the Ministry of Finance has reported.
Mytel, the Viettel-owned mobile operator based in Myanmar, has signed up more than two million subscribers in just one month since officially starting operations.
Japanese real estate investors are moving towards an increasing presence in a range of large-scale projects in Vietnam.
Bamboo Airways – of the Viet Bamboo Airlines Co., owned by property developer FLC Group – plans to see its first flight take off on October 10.
The total organic farming area in Vietnam expanded from 12,120ha to 76,666ha between 2007 and 2015, faster than the global average pace, said Director of the Vietnam Agricultural Extension Centre Tran Van Khoi.
Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam Co.’s (Doosan Vina) first batch of seawater desalination equipment left Dung Quat port for Saudi Arabia on July 19.
Vietnam’s key commodities, including apparel, leather, and footwear, are forecast to be hurt by the US-China trade war, which began on July 6 when the US imposed new tariffs on a majority of Chinese imports into the country, worth nearly US$34 billion.
Exports of cassava and tapioca products are estimated at 200,000 tons with a value of US$92 million in June, bringing the total exports over six months to 1.5 million tons worth US$560 million, down 24.6% in volume but a rise of 12.3% in value, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The website Inquirer.net of the Philippines published an article on July 17 titled “Vietnam is Southeast Asia’s new industrial powerhouse”, affirming Vietnam has switched from an agricultural economy to one of the brightest manufacturing hotspots in the region over the last 20 years.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive on reducing logistics costs and connect the transport infrastructure system.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) must apply measures to curb year-on-year inflation in 2018 at below 3.7-3.9 percent, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
The VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) rose 21.12 points on July 18, with 223.9 million shares worth over 4.9 trillion VND (211 million USD) traded.
Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$3.37 billion in the first two quarters of 2018, the highest level over the last five years.
Provinces in the Mekong Delta have invited bids for many large infrastructure works.
The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) not only reached the majority of its targets for the first half of 2018, but also went beyond expectations, statistics showed.
Start-ups have become an important strategy in economic development and job creation in Vietnam, which is also one of solutions to help women generate jobs and develop their economy in a sustainable manner.
Vietnam spent more than US$1.96 billion importing cattle feed from foreign markets in the first half of the year, with shipments from Argentina rising 10.7% compared to last year’s corresponding period.