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.

EU forest pact gives Vietnam timber firms a leg up

EU forest pact gives Vietnam timber firms a leg up

Once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA-FLEGT) comes into force, there will be opportunities for Vietnam to export more wooden products to Europe and other markets, delegates told a seminar in HCM City on June 13.

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Vietnam, Cuba agree to beef up legislative ties

Vietnam, Cuba agree to beef up legislative ties

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Cuban counterpart Esteban Lazo Hernandez agreed to enhance legislative ties between Vietnam and Cuba through the exchange of all-level delegations and experience sharing.

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EU’s World Cities project launched in Vietnam

EU’s World Cities project launched in Vietnam

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are paired with Milan (Italy) and Kosice (Slovakia), respectively, under the World Cities project launched by the European Union (EU) in Hanoi on June 12.

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Inflation forecast to hit 2.6 percent this year

Inflation forecast to hit 2.6 percent this year

Vietnam’s inflation this year is forecast to reach 2.6 percent barring fluctuations of prices on world markets and adjustment in the cost of public services, the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) reported on June 12.

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Experts: Vietnam lacks traffic culture

Experts: Vietnam lacks traffic culture

Traffic police and authorities in HCM City are concerned about low road safety awareness of road users, which results in a large number of traffic accidents in the city.

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Vietnam-EU trade up 16.2 percent in five months

Vietnam-EU trade up 16.2 percent in five months

Two-way trade between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) grew 16.2 percent year-on-year in the first five months of 2017, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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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.