A Vietnamese-Cambodian community has been building their lives solely on the production of dried fish on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, trying to remember their origin while living in a foreign country.
The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) predicts that consumption for steel in both domestic and foreign markets will maintain stable growth until year’s end, after rises in production and sales over the last 10 months.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has decided to maintain safeguard measures for steel billets and steel bars imported from a number of countries and territories including China, the US, Canada, Germany, France, Japan and the Republic of Korea.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has lauded operation of the US firm, Coca-Cola, in Vietnam, with the generation of thousands of jobs and the production of diverse products using domestic materials.
The animal feed industry, which is growing at 10-15% annually, is highly attractive to foreign investors, who are steadily expanding their production.
The Vietnamese Government has given a range of priorities to foreign investors to develop production and do business in Vietnam, including those from Singapore, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked People’s Committees of cities and provinces with large areas of shrimp farms to employ different solutions in order to reach targets set in the national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed his belief that with new momentum and under the sound leadership of the Party and the effective management of the State, the Party, people and army will overcome all challenges to build a prosperous country.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will continue to work towards an institutional breakthrough for promoting the agglomeration of land for large-scale agricultural production.
Vietnam’s first polyester fibre manufacturing plant may soon resume production following the investor’s strong commitment.
The Nhon Trach water supply plant's first phase, which funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in the southern province of Dong Nai has proved effective, contributing to improving local living conditions and benefiting production activities of enterprises.
The coming year will be another challenging one for domestic sector retailers as they seek to maintain market share and compete with the growing foreign sector for sales revenue, said experts at a recent business forum in Hanoi.
The 11th Luong Dinh Cua Award ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 17 to honour 85 outstanding young people in production and business in rural areas.
Investments into hi-tech agriculture are increasing, however, besides caring about whether they are going to enjoy cheaper capital and preferential policies, investors should make sure there is a market for hi-tech agricultural products.
The forestry sector will work to increase its average production value to between 5.5% and 6% a year, forest coverage rate to 42 percent, and export value to at least US$8 billion annually from now to 2020.
As incomes have improved, consumers are now buying more high-street fashion products rather than Chinese or Vietnamese clothing.