Fruit, vegetable exports grow strongly, exporters still worry

Fruit, vegetable exports grow strongly, exporters still worry

Vietnam saw significant rise in exports of fruit and vegetable products in the first half of 2017 but local exporters still cannot find themselves at ease over unstable supply and food safety issues.

Repatriation ceremony held for US servicemen’s remains

Repatriation ceremony held for US servicemen’s remains

A ceremony was held at Da Nang International Airport in the central city of Da Nang on June 18 to repatriate remains of US servicemen who died during the war in Vietnam.

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Vietnam expects to earn 3.3 billion USD from cashew exports

Vietnam expects to earn 3.3 billion USD from cashew exports

Vietnam’s cashew processing sector aims to export 360,000 tonnes of cashews for 3.3 billion USD in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 2.8 percent in volume, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association.

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Vietnam, China seek ways to foster defence cooperation

Vietnam, China seek ways to foster defence cooperation

Vietnamese and Chinese high-ranking military officers have reviewed the outcomes of cooperation between the two armies in the recent past and agreed upon the contents and measures of cooperation in the time ahead to effectively implement the statement on joint vision on defence cooperation until 2025 that was signed in January 2017.

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E-commerce deemed lucrative market in Vietnam

E-commerce deemed lucrative market in Vietnam

E-commerce is a market with numerous opportunities for businesses in Vietnam, recording an annual growth rate of 35 percent – one of the fastest rates in the world.

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Experts: Vietnam yet to take full advantage of FDI

Experts: Vietnam yet to take full advantage of FDI

Vietnam has not taken full advantage of foreign direct investment (FDI) while its private enterprises have failed to connect with the global production chain, heard the Midterm Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2017 held in Hanoi on June 16.

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Ho Chi Minh City’s economy grows 7.76 percent in six months

Ho Chi Minh City’s economy grows 7.76 percent in six months

Ho Chi Minh City’s gross regional domestic product grew by 7.76 percent in the first half of this year, higher than the same period in the past two years.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.